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HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Baer: As state legislators campaign for re-election there's a good question voters should ask: where's the ban on taking gifts?
Wooed by state and city grants and tax credits worth nearly $4.4 million, Hill International Inc., the Marlton-based construction management and consulting company, will move its corporate headquarters and 120 jobs to Center City in May 2015.
Nearly half of what Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program pays for prescription drugs goes to physicians who dispense them directly to patients, bypassing pharmacies, a lucrative practice that is limited by many states and not reimbursed at all by private insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report.
HERSHEY, Pa. - Behind in the polls, Gov. Corbett went on offense Monday night in the first televised debate of the Pennsylvania governor's race, defending himself as a steady steward of taxpayers' money while characterizing Democrat Tom Wolf as an untested entity with vague promises.
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Taxes, state government finances and education policy dominated the first debate in the Pennsylvania governor's race Monday night, as Republican Gov. Tom Corbett sought to raise questions about the viability of Democrat Tom Wolf's policy goals and Wolf attacked Corbett's handling of the economy and schools.
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.
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.
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.