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New guilty pleas in a state sting case carry implications that stretch beyond two Philly lawmakers admitting their wrongs.
HARRISBURG - Within hours of returning to the Capitol after a two-week break, the Republican-controlled legislature and Gov. Wolf found themselves Monday in a near-showdown over his proposed $30 billion budget.
At the top of the ballot is the confusing contest for state Supreme Court. There are 6 candidates in each party. You pick 3. Here’s some help.
June is here, and Pa. leaders now get serious about a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1. Just how serious remains to be seen.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - At least one of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet nominations may be in jeopardy as the Pennsylvania Senate winds up its review of his top advisers over the next two weeks, including expected votes on two other nominations that have encountered resistance.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.
Pennsylvania will see how much love and confidence Democratic Gov. Wolf and the Republican General Assembly inspire in bond buyers' cold hearts when its next $1 billion-plus general-obligation bond sale prices later in June.
A Wisconsin ad said a Supreme Court hopeful had protected a priest accused of sex abuse. An Alabama mailing portrayed a high-court candidate there as a marionette with his strings pulled by President Obama, dressed like Marlon Brando in The Godfather.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - It's the talk of the Capitol: How long will it take for Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Legislature to settle on a budget?
Last year, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office dropped subpoenas on dozens of nursing homes statewide, demanding facts about their staffing - an opening salvo in a probe that could force the homes to pay big fines.
New guilty pleas in a state sting case carry implications that stretch beyond two Philly lawmakers admitting their wrongs.
HARRISBURG - Within hours of returning to the Capitol after a two-week break, the Republican-controlled legislature and Gov. Wolf found themselves Monday in a near-showdown over his proposed $30 billion budget.
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.
June is here, and Pa. leaders now get serious about a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1. Just how serious remains to be seen.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - At least one of Gov. Tom Wolf's Cabinet nominations may be in jeopardy as the Pennsylvania Senate winds up its review of his top advisers over the next two weeks, including expected votes on two other nominations that have encountered resistance.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The Pennsylvania Senate is planning a long-awaited hearing on Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee to lead the State Police.
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.
At the top of the ballot is the confusing contest for state Supreme Court. There are 6 candidates in each party. You pick 3. Here’s some help.