Government Transparency Bill Becomes Law Without Governor's Signature
July 30, 2020
Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf allowed a government transparency bill he once adamantly opposed lapse into law Sunday evening without his signature.
The legislation requires state agencies to fulfill Right to Know records requests during disaster declarations.
In a lengthy statement, the administration admonished House Bill 2463 as “foolish” and “thoughtless” and little more than a talking point for Republican majorities in the House and Senate, even though it was approved unanimously with bipartisan support.
“I will let this bill become law, but it is time for the Republican legislature to h...