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HARRISBURG - The state Senate will hold a long-awaited hearing next week on Gov. Wolf's embattled nominee to lead the State Police.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Addiction treatment centers are responding to Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase state funding for such programs by $5 million.
Solar advocates in Pennsylvania, including John Hanger, Gov. Wolf's policy chief, and labor leader John "Johnny Doc" Dougherty, called on the legislature Wednesday to boost support for renewable power.
Baer Growls: A Philly assistant D.A. responding to a lawsuit filed by a defendant in a state sting case might just have the quote of the month.
Pennsylvania House Rep. Mike Regan has announced he would like to rename a state bridge over the Susquehanna River after former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno. The proposal is already drawing fire from critics.
Another year, another bump in billions of tax dollars that most school districts hold in reserve accounts, despite the “education crisis.”
Wolf said the criminalization of pot rips families apart.
Gov. Wolf campaigned on the concept of decriminalizing marijuana statewide. Last week, he reinforced his support for the issue again to WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh:...
HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf's embattled nominee to head the Pennsylvania State Police will not face criminal charges or fines for removing road signs near his Harrisburg-area home that were critical of him, a central Pennsylvania prosecutor announced Thursday.
Visiting one of the state's most financially challenged school districts Thursday, Gov. Wolf heard a simple message: We need money.
Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman Josh Shapiro has told national Democratic Party leaders that he will not run for the nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Pat Toomey next year.
HARRISBURG - The state Senate will hold a long-awaited hearing next week on Gov. Wolf's embattled nominee to lead the State Police.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Addiction treatment centers are responding to Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase state funding for such programs by $5 million.
Solar advocates in Pennsylvania, including John Hanger, Gov. Wolf's policy chief, and labor leader John "Johnny Doc" Dougherty, called on the legislature Wednesday to boost support for renewable power.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Senate is planning a long-awaited hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee to lead the State Police.
Pennsylvania House Rep. Mike Regan has announced he would like to rename a state bridge over the Susquehanna River after former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno. The proposal is already drawing fire from critics.
HARRISBURG - Pay now, or pay more later. That was the message Gov. Wolf and law enforcement officials delivered Tuesday outside the state prison near Harrisburg to call for more money for early-childhood education, an investment they said has been shown to boost high school graduation rates and reduce the number of people in prisons.
Baer Growls: Here we go again. Yet another attempt to make Pa. more relevant in presidential candidate selection seems yet again doomed to fail.
If you've ever won any money in the Pennsylvania Lottery, you already know that those winnings are not subject to Pa.'s 3.07 percent income tax; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
At the top of the ballot is the confusing contest for state Supreme Court. There are 6 candidates in each party. You pick 3. Here’s some help.
Baer Growls: A Philly assistant D.A. responding to a lawsuit filed by a defendant in a state sting case might just have the quote of the month.