Thursday, August 28, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

State

  • More Top Stories
  • Latest News
HARRISBURG - After several high-profile ethics violations by top staffers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has revised its code of conduct for employees and implemented a new code for firms doing business with the agency.
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.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania may soon charge a fee for snowmobilers, equestrians and mountain bikers who use state game land trails.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation.
Failure of legislative leaders to mandate accountability for expenses makes for a system where abuse is easy and institutional.
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.
HARRISBURG - After several high-profile ethics violations by top staffers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has revised its code of conduct for employees and implemented a new code for firms doing business with the agency.
As more women run for office in the Keystone State there's evidence, however slight, that more women can win office.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania may soon charge a fee for snowmobilers, equestrians and mountain bikers who use state game land trails.
The governor's no-tax pledge and his challenger's call for more taxes hark back to other famous words on the subject.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - State agency employees in Pennsylvania - from the governor's office staff to front-line workers - routinely are encouraged to pare the numbers of emails they keep, and by doing so, they effectively decide on their own which are public records.
John Kane, a plumbers' union leader and Democrat running for state Senate, was knocking on doors on both sides of Thorndale Road in Aldan, Delaware County, hustling on a hot Sunday afternoon.
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.
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.