| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:56 PM
It was just a decade ago that salvation for suffering Pennsylvania homeowners was on its way.
Unfair property taxes must be reduced, politicians thundered in Harrisburg, and they were determined to get it done even if it meant engaging in one of the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:34 PM
A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:31 PM
The television ad wars between Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett and his Democratic opponent Tom Wolf have started early and often this summer in the run up to the Nov. 4 election.
As evidenced by two commercials, it’s clear both candidates...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:09 PM
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:59 PM
HARRISBURG — The state's natural gas industry has grown too fast, too soon, overwhelming the Department of Environmental Protection's ability to adequately inspect drilling sites, monitor drinking water and respond to citizens' complaints, according...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:19 AM
It's a trite but true political aphorism: "Where you stand depends on where you sit."
If you're a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter where you sit, it's hard to see what Gov. Corbett did with the 2014-15 budget as anything but a divisive, last-gasp...
| Mar 10, 2014
Made wealthy by decades in the cutthroat trenches of venture capital, Bruce Rauner has never been shy about opening up his checkbook to push causes he considers dear to his heart.
Dartmouth College, his alma mater, has Rauner scholarships, a Rauner...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's intervention in the wage fight between Johns Hopkins Hospital and its service workers reflects the lingering dispute's significance but also signals that it may be resolved soon.
The hospital and members of the 1199 SEIU United...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn’s spokeswoman says there’s no truth to an accusation by Republican opponent Bruce Rauner’s campaign that Quinn had something to do with the latest twist in the tale of Rauner’s campaign donations to a former...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The Chicago Infrastructure Trust approved its second project Thursday, a plan to make 141 city-owned swimming pools more energy efficient.
The proposal would not make any cosmetic changes to the city’s aging collection of swimming pools, but would...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
HARRISBURG — The Fourth of July fireworks had barely gone out when television airwaves crackled to life with sounds and sights of fall.
"We've got a great vision for Pennsylvania," Republican Gov. Tom Corbett said as viewers saw farms, skylines and...