Daryl Metcalfe, one of Pa.'s most conservative lawmakers, says the Philadelphia Democrat berated him after a committee hearing last month on emotionally charged legislation.
The state has been desperate for new revenue sources for at least a decade. By not imposing a severance tax, it has left a large amount of money on the table.
With his Democratic Party in the minority in Harrisburg, and Republican House Speaker Mike Turzai vying for his job, Gov. Wolf is in a tough spot. But he must defend the public's interest.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Republican state House member from Allegheny County is waiving his preliminary hearing on charges he drove drunk in the Harrisburg suburbs earlier this summer.
If the New Jersey senator is convicted for corruption and forced from office, the result could tilt Washington's political balance by allowing Republicans to claim one more Senate seat.
The New Jersey Democrat added, "This is just one step. We have much work to do."
The Pennsylvania governor spoke out one day after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office warned that halting the insurance subsidies - could increase premiums for many plans by as much as 20 percent next year and increase the federal deficit over the next decade.
Carolyn Bunny Welsh, who was first elected to her post in 1999, is a well-known and vocal supporter of President Trump. Last summer as a GOP convention delegate she cast her vote in favor of the New York real estate magnate who would go on to win the general election in November.
Jim Cawley becomes Temple University's new chief fund-raiser.
Expected to soon announce a run for U.S. Senate to challenge Democrat Casey, Barletta, who has four terms in the U.S. House and a relationship with the president, has never had to run in a race as expensive or expansive as the one he is likely to enter.
The GOP campaign handout lists the names of seven Philadelphia politicians - all people of color - who fell due to public corruption charges. It doesn't mention white politicians from the city who met the same fate.
Wolf said he hopes this will allow teachers to focus on providing students with a "complete education rather than preparing for one exam."
"Pennsylvania is clearly quite extreme," one expert said.