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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers.
HARRISBURG - It's do-or-die for a new cigarette tax to help Philadelphia schools, as well as scores of other bills, when the state legislature returns from its summer break Monday.
PCN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network, will host the state's first gubernatorial debate between Republican Gov. Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the network has announced.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane must decide whether to make public e-mails of current and former state employees - some sent over state-owned computers and accounts - that purportedly contain pornographic images, jokes, cartoons, and other private messages.
HARRISBURG - A second top aide to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is leaving. Linda Dale Hoffa, senior executive deputy attorney general, told Kane this week that after two years in Harrisburg, she has decided to return to Philadelphia to be with her family. Her last day is Sept. 30.
PhillyClout: A big batch of porny emails may be the very last thing Gov. Corbett, trailing badly in the polls to Democrat Tom Wolf, needs to hear about right now.
A city leader urged federal authorities to prosecute, while thousands signed a petition for Pennsylvania to protect gays.
Pretty soon it adds up to a fight between Gov. Corbett and Tom Wolf.
HARRISBURG - The Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
As Gov. Corbett seeks to close a polling gap with Tom Wolf, Corbett himself helps explain why that gap exists.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's Democratic nominee for governor, Tom Wolf, says voter turnout in the May primary election was pathetic and that candidates have to do a better job of giving people a reason to go vote.
Turnout in governor's races is historically low. And there are signs that history's about to repeat itself.
PCN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network, will host the state's first gubernatorial debate between Republican Gov. Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf at 7:30 p.m. Monday, the network has announced.
HARRISBURG - A second top aide to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is leaving. Linda Dale Hoffa, senior executive deputy attorney general, told Kane this week that after two years in Harrisburg, she has decided to return to Philadelphia to be with her family. Her last day is Sept. 30.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane must decide whether to make public e-mails of current and former state employees - some sent over state-owned computers and accounts - that purportedly contain pornographic images, jokes, cartoons, and other private messages.
HARRISBURG - A bill to give prosecutorial immunity to drug overdose witnesses who call for help appears to be on a fast track to Gov. Corbett's desk.
An investigation into an unsuccessful investment by the Pennsylvania State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) has "found no evidence of illegality" by Anthony Clark, the system's former chief investment officer, who persuaded the system to pump $250 million into Tiger Management Advisors as the first step in a planned hedge fund strategy.
The state House on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution designating Sept. 14-20 as Taney Dragons Week in Pennsylvania. The resolution honors the Philadelphia Little League team that took U.S. runner up honors during the Little League World Series in Williamsport last month.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A bill that would allow Pennsylvania teachers and other school employees to carry guns at work drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from lawmakers.
HARRISBURG - It's do-or-die for a new cigarette tax to help Philadelphia schools, as well as scores of other bills, when the state legislature returns from its summer break Monday.