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A new poll of voters aged 50 and older shows some mixed results compared with the broader population.
Neilson takes the oath, won't rule out run for state Senate.
HARRISBURG - Former Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis has resigned as a special adviser to Gov. Corbett, amid questions about his duties and allegations that his position amounted to a "ghost job" on the state payroll.
The corruption trial of State Sen. LeAnna M. Washington could start in October or November, a Montgomery County Court judge said Tuesday.
Jobs data from multiple sources show current campaigns for governor could use a few lessons in context.
Lawyers for six defendants charged with corruption in connection with Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts ripped into the state prosecution Monday in a last-ditch attempt to shut down or seriously weaken the case before a forthcoming trial.
Believe it not, some Harrisburg lawmakers aren’t taking the biggest taxpayer-financed perks of the job.
A new TV spot from Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett's reelection campaign says Democratic opponent Tom Wolf wants to raise taxes on the middle class while paying a lower-than-average federal tax rate on his own household income.
Gov. Corbett said Wednesday that he would advance the troubled Philadelphia school system $265 million, but officials said that action - which represents no new revenue or savings - would not avert layoffs or guarantee that schools would open on time.
Democrat Tom Wolf's new ad attacks Pa. Gov Corbett for "sticking it to" the middle class.
A new poll of voters aged 50 and older shows some mixed results compared with the broader population.
HARRISBURG - When it comes to sticky policy issues, none quite matches the perennial debate over school funding. Few, if any, school districts think state funding is adequate, and many poorer school districts - including Philadelphia - believe their allocations fail to match their special needs, and thus cuts end up being even more harmful.
HARRISBURG - A coalition of doctors, nurses, and environmental groups is calling on the Corbett administration to address citizen complaints more comprehensively and better track potential health effects related to natural-gas drilling.
The corruption trial of State Sen. LeAnna M. Washington could start in October or November, a Montgomery County Court judge said Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A public funeral was set for former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff, who died Sunday at age 96.
Failure of legislative leaders to mandate accountability for expenses makes for a system where abuse is easy and institutional.
DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa. - Gov. Corbett pushed off into the Schuylkill from a boat ramp in southern Berks County early Sunday morning on Day Two of his annual kayaking tour of Pennsylvania waterways.
Neilson takes the oath, won't rule out run for state Senate.
Jobs data from multiple sources show current campaigns for governor could use a few lessons in context.
HARRISBURG - Former Pennsylvania Education Secretary Ron Tomalis has resigned as a special adviser to Gov. Corbett, amid questions about his duties and allegations that his position amounted to a "ghost job" on the state payroll.