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  • Property tax cut proposal passes Pa. House

    Property tax cut proposal passes Pa. House
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians would see billions in lower school property taxes under a proposal that made it out of the state House on Wednesday and into the hands of the Senate. The House voted 105-86 for what supporters called the most...
  • Pennsylvania Republicans, Democrats clash over GOP's pension bill

    Pennsylvania Republicans, Democrats clash over GOP's pension bill
    HARRISBURG — Debate began Wednesday on sprawling pension legislation that the Republican majority in the Pennsylvania Senate has put on a fast track, but Democrats attacked its central money-saving element as unconstitutional and said it would do...
  • Pennsylvania's public pension overhaul advances

    Pennsylvania's public pension overhaul advances
    HARRISBURG — Senate Republicans on Monday advanced legislation to overhaul benefits in Pennsylvania's two major public employee pension systems — over the protests of Democrats who say they have not had a chance to even read the bill. The...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Executive whacks commissioners with shovel Lehigh County Executive Tom Muller has never been one to shy away from verbal jabs when it comes to his less-than-amicable relationship with county commissioners. And he didn't hesitate to throw one...
  • Liar, liar pants on fire? Wolf aide, Sen. Corman in war of words over release

    Liar, liar pants on fire? Wolf aide, Sen. Corman in war of words over release
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf was at a Bethlehem elementary school Friday posing with students, parents and teachers as part of a feel-good statewide tour touting his proposal to raise classroom spending by $500 million. But back in Harrisburg it was...
  • PA Sen. Pat Browne charged with DUI for third time, police say

    PA Sen. Pat Browne charged with DUI for third time, police say
    When Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Browne crashed his Harley-Davidson last weekend as he exited Interstate 78 at the Lehigh Street ramp, he told a state trooper he wasn't injured. Browne, 51, of Allentown, was sitting on the guardrail on the westbound exit in...
  • Talks heat up for 500 Talen jobs, but Sen. Pat Browne's accident keeps key man on sideline

    HARRISBURG — Sen. Pat Browne's weekend motorcycle accident has taken on added importance for the state and his hometown of Allentown. Talks escalated Thursday over a Pennsylvania-backed financial deal that could keep PPL spinoff Talen Energy Corp....
  • PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits

    PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits
    HARRISBURG — School teachers and most state workers would have to pay more out of their pockets if they want to keep the same level of retirement benefits they now earn, according to a new Senate bill. A summary of the pension overhaul bill,...
  • GOP seeks end to traditional pension plans in Pennsylvania

    GOP seeks end to traditional pension plans in Pennsylvania
    HARRISBURG — Republican senators want to end Pennsylvania's debt-ridden pension plans for state and public school employees and require concessions from many current workers to provide immediate taxpayer savings, according to details provided...
  • Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'

    Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'
    Sen. Pat Browne, considered by many to be the Lehigh Valley's most influential state lawmaker, is in the hospital recovering from "considerable injuries" following a Saturday motorcycle crash that state police are investigating as a possible case of...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf unveils website documenting how his Cabinet spends tax money

    Gov. Tom Wolf unveils website documenting how his Cabinet spends tax money
    HARRISBURG — Roughly 100 days into office, Gov. Tom Wolf has done what the Legislature has refused to do for more than 100 years — make it easy for taxpayers to see who's spending their money. A new state website http://www.governor.pa.gov/...