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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf made his second official appearance on social media Tuesday at what was billed as a Facebook Town Hall but looked more like him being interviewed by an aide.
Baer Growls: Former Gov. Corbett, who tried but failed to trim public pensions for state workers and school employees, is pulling down a pretty good pension himself.
Gov. Wolf's nominee to head the Pennsylvania State Police faces issues, some silly, which could cost him his gig.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A top former Pennsylvania House Democrat serving prison sentences for corruption may be a free man soon.
Clout also finds Oxman on Watson’s bag instead of Kenney’s and Tony Williams adding clergy to his campaign.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society says Keystone State doctors should not push for a change in state law on medical marijuana. The group says they want a ruling about it on the federal level, first.
Medical marijuana pros and cons debated
Since proposed solutions to state pension woes are varied, controversial and stuck in idle, why not try them all?
HARRISBURG - Central Pennsylvania prosecutors are investigating a handwritten, anonymous letter with racially offensive language delivered to the home of Gov. Wolf's embattled choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's challenge to a grand jury's recommendation that she face criminal charges.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf made his second official appearance on social media Tuesday at what was billed as a Facebook Town Hall but looked more like him being interviewed by an aide.
Baer Growls: Former Gov. Corbett, who tried but failed to trim public pensions for state workers and school employees, is pulling down a pretty good pension himself.
Gov. Wolf's nominee to head the Pennsylvania State Police faces issues, some silly, which could cost him his gig.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A top former Pennsylvania House Democrat serving prison sentences for corruption may be a free man soon.
HARRISBURG - The union representing state troopers said Monday that it had no confidence in Gov. Wolf's choice to lead the Pennsylvania State Police, ramping up the pressure on the governor to withdraw the nomination.
HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf said Friday that he stands by his embattled nominee to lead the Pennsylvania State Police. The Democratic governor's comments came as acting Commissioner Marcus Brown has become mired in another controversy after he was caught on video this week taking down roadside signs near his home that were critical of him.
The state's 500 school districts are getting mixed messages from Harrisburg.
Not that it's a surprise, but the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reveals how the probe of AG Kane got started.
Michael Connors, a worker on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, was pulling his snowplow into a garage when the massive door crashed down on him, gouging his face.