| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:44 AM
With the news breaking Tuesday morning that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is leaving the Obama administration, could a certain former Pennsylvania governor with an affinity for infrastructure be tapped to take his place?
Ed Rendell's name...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:30 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's decision to leave the Obama administration, which was announced Tuesday, could provide an opening for his No. 2: Former Maryland transportation official John D. Porcari. Though his name is rarely on the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing.
Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
| Mar 11, 2013
National Penn Bancshares' decision to move its headquarters to Allentown was a milestone in the redevelopment of the city's downtown. It gave instant credibility to developer J.B. Reilly's ambitious plan — financed in part by National Penn —...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Could Sen. Pat Toomey be the Democrats chance to get gun control legislation passed?
Reports circulated Friday afternoon that the Pennsylvania Republican is in talks with West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on a bill to expand background checks on...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:18 AM
UPDATED: Sen. Pat Toomey kept his head down as he quickly walked past a gaggle of reporters. Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who Toomey is working with on a background check compromise, sprinted past several huddled reporters, arms pumping,...
| May 18, 2013
| 11:52 AM
By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
| Jun 19, 2012
Gov. Tom Corbett said this morning that he doesn't see the need for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to have a chief executive officer and could move to eliminate the position as soon as he adds another appointee the agency's......
| Jul 21, 2012
THIS POST HAS BEEN REVISED A FINAL TIME AT 9:10 P.M. ET SATURDAY: The Colorado movie-theater massacre will be the top story on Sunday morning programs. You can expect the latest news from Aurora, Colo., on CBS' “Face the Nation,” ABC's “...
| Sep 7, 2012
Did anyone else notice the Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski stationed himself behind Ed Rendell for the former governor's interview on CNN Thursday night? They were asking Rendell about President Obama's speech and there was Pawlowski, positioned so that he...