Gov. Wolf announced Monday that the state Department of Community and Economic Development will implement stricter requirements when awarding grants for special events like national political conventions. The new rules, which include a prohibition on bonuses to anyone who receives a state grant, follow revelations that the 2016 Democratic National Convention Host Committee used its surplus to pay $1 million in bonuses to its staff and some volunteers.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Finance Committee narrowly approved on a party-line vote President Donald Trump's choice to become the new head of the IRS, with the panel's Democrats protesting the nomination because of a new IRS policy allowing some groups to hide their donors' identities.