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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has tapped former Department of Public Welfare Secretary Estelle Richman to serve as his transition team advisor on Medicaid issues.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Like an unwanted guest, President Obama's impending executive order on immigration kept crashing the Republican governors' combined annual meeting and victory celebration.
HARRISBURG - A prosecution of "pay-to-play" allegations within the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is ending with two former high-ranking officials pleading guilty and getting probation.
HARRISBURG - There are no doubt partisan battles ahead, but for now, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is trying to set a positive tone with Republicans who control the state legislature.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. 20 inauguration.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Tens of thousands of registered voters may soon be asked to verify that Pennsylvania is their residence or risk being purged from its voter rolls.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office found itself in the awkward position Thursday of having to acknowledge that it had misspoken on the pornographic e-mail scandal.
HARRISBURG - Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane could not have broken the law by leaking information this year about a secret 2009 investigation, because she was not in office when that probe occurred, one of her lawyers asserted Tuesday.
HARRISBURG - On Tuesday night, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane went on national television and said children were depicted in some of the images her office discovered when reviewing pornographic e-mails exchanged among state employees.
Baer Growls: In the lean and leaner efforts of Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf's plans for serving in office there's a new wrinkle that could cost him, well, his office.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has tapped former Department of Public Welfare Secretary Estelle Richman to serve as his transition team advisor on Medicaid issues.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Like an unwanted guest, President Obama's impending executive order on immigration kept crashing the Republican governors' combined annual meeting and victory celebration.
HARRISBURG - There are no doubt partisan battles ahead, but for now, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is trying to set a positive tone with Republicans who control the state legislature.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he hopes to have his Cabinet picked before his Jan. 20 inauguration.
HARRISBURG - A prosecution of "pay-to-play" allegations within the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is ending with two former high-ranking officials pleading guilty and getting probation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment.
HARRISBURG - Gov.-elect Tom Wolf filled out his transition steering committee Tuesday, adding executives and officials from academia, law, nonprofits, and the government.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane made a new accusation Tuesday in the pornographic e-mail scandal, saying the sexually explicit messages exchanged by state officials and employees sometimes contained images involving children.
Members of the Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission got an earful Tuesday at City Hall. State legislators charged with developing a new formula to distribute state funds for public schools heard from parents, school principals, education advocates, experts, and city and school district officials.