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Quad-C now in control
Gov. Wolf this week formally proposed setting up a state-based insurance marketplace, potentially protecting hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania residents from the consequences of a Supreme Court decision that could gut Obamacare later this month.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) sided with Republican defense hawks Tuesday in voting against a bill that would curtail the federal government’s...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet members are removing the word "acting" from their title.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf's choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police responded to a battery of questions Wednesday from Republican senators who, like the troopers' union, want the Democratic governor to withdraw Col. Marcus Brown as his nominee, while a Democrat accused Brown's detractors of opposing the integration of the overwhelmingly white force.
Delaware County officials and a state representative disagree about a key piece of state legislation that may play a crucial role in a lawsuit filed by the county.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A key Pennsylvania state Republican House lawmaker signaled support Tuesday for major provisions in a Senate Republican plan to end the traditional pension benefit for school and state government employees.
Stephen R. Wojdak, 76, a former state legislator from Philadelphia who became one of the most influential lobbyists in Pennsylvania, died Tuesday in Boston.
Jim Thorpe's sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling that prevents them from moving the great American Indian athlete's remains from the Pennsylvania town that bears his name to the Oklahoma tribal lands where he was born.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Investigators searched the home of a former longtime mayor whose failed projects, including a planned Wild West museum, helped push the city deep into debt, and they took a saddle and other Western artifacts from him.
HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf's embattled nominee to head the Pennsylvania State Police fielded a barrage of questions from skeptical Republican legislators on Wednesday and left with no clear sign that the chamber will approve him to lead the agency.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - More of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet members are removing the word "acting" from their title.
Gov. Wolf this week formally proposed setting up a state-based insurance marketplace, potentially protecting hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvania residents from the consequences of a Supreme Court decision that could gut Obamacare later this month.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf's choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police responded to a battery of questions Wednesday from Republican senators who, like the troopers' union, want the Democratic governor to withdraw Col. Marcus Brown as his nominee, while a Democrat accused Brown's detractors of opposing the integration of the overwhelmingly white force.
WASHINGTON – Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) sided with Republican defense hawks Tuesday in voting against a bill that would curtail the federal government’s...
Quad-C now in control
HARRISBURG - A member of the state House and a former colleague pleaded guilty to corruption charges Monday, bringing to three the number of Philadelphia Democrats convicted in the resurrected "sting" case.
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.