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WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.
HARRISBURG - Gov.-elect Tom Wolf filled out his transition steering committee Tuesday, adding executives and officials from academia, law, nonprofits, and the government.
Members of the Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission got an earful Tuesday at City Hall. State legislators charged with developing a new formula to distribute state funds for public schools heard from parents, school principals, education advocates, experts, and city and school district officials.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography.
Potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention were narrowed down to three yesterday, including Philadelphia, New York and Columbus.
HARRISBURG - One day soon, his portrait will hang next to Benjamin Franklin's in the main hall of the state Capitol.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The western Pennsylvania Republican who's presided over the state House for the past four years is about to retire, and says he's keeping his options open.
HARRISBURG - In her first news conference since testifying last week before a Montgomery County grand jury, Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane on Monday announced the arrests of 239 individuals on drug-related offenses, but declined to take any questions.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Department is Public Welfare is gone in Pennsylvania.
Baer Growls: Amid talk of renovating the ornate office of the governor as the new governor takes office, a reader offers an interesting suggestion.
John Baer: Thanksgiving is the perfect time to remember how generous our politicians are to journalism; they provide an all-you-can-believe buffet.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography.
Baer Growls: Yet another state agency with employees caught sharing porn at work.
Potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention were narrowed down to three yesterday, including Philadelphia, New York and Columbus.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Pennsylvania's Democratic senator is criticizing President Barack Obama's proposed climate change rules, urging revisions to a plan that he says imposes unfair costs and burdens on the state.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Hundreds of top elected and appointed officials in Pennsylvania state government are about to receive pay raises, thanks to an automatic, annual cost-of-living adjustment.
HARRISBURG - Gov.-elect Tom Wolf filled out his transition steering committee Tuesday, adding executives and officials from academia, law, nonprofits, and the government.
HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane made a new accusation Tuesday in the pornographic e-mail scandal, saying the sexually explicit messages exchanged by state officials and employees sometimes contained images involving children.
Members of the Pennsylvania Basic Education Funding Commission got an earful Tuesday at City Hall. State legislators charged with developing a new formula to distribute state funds for public schools heard from parents, school principals, education advocates, experts, and city and school district officials.