| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:33 AM
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s marriage to the Republican-controlled Senate lasted about 36 hours.
That’s shorter than most celebrity marriages.
The irreconcilable differences arose when Wolf, sworn-in to office at about noon Tuesday, sacked...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:52 PM
Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he has retracted the “11th hour” appointments former Gov. Tom Corbett made before his term ended Tuesday.
Wolf said he removed Erik Arneson as head of the Office of Open Records, effective immediately.
But in an...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:17 PM
HARRISBURG — The pleasantries are over at the state Capitol.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Republican-controlled Senate locked horns Thursday — two days into his first term — after Wolf fired a last-minute appointee by his...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:51 PM
HARRISBURG — The NCAA agreed to restore former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's wins to settle a lawsuit challenging the NCAA's authority to punish the university over Jerry Sandusky's crimes.
The decision, announced Friday, was met with...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:41 PM
HARRISBURG — Santa Claus apparently missed a stop in his travels around Pennsylvania.
He failed to bring the Revenue Department stockings filled with tax money to close an estimated $2 billion budget deficit.
While tax collections have been...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Really fat wallets were opened in governor's race
Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf and the Republican incumbent he defeated, Gov. Tom Corbett, spent a record $60.5 million in the 2014 election campaign, the latest campaign finance reports show.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 2:27 PM
UNIVERSITY PARK — Give the Penn State board of trustees two choices, and the same thing always seems to happen: Most will want one, a few want the other and, ultimately, the majority goes with an eleventh-hour plan to go for a previously unknown...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:02 PM
HARRISBURG — In a shakeup of legislative leaders Wednesday, the Lehigh Valley got a seat at the table of power.
Republican Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown was named the chamber's budget point man.
Browne's elevation to Senate Appropriations...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State board of trustees is set to vote to possibly change the its size and makeup, but in the wake of Gov. Tom Corbett's defeat in last week's election and shifts in legislative leadership this week, two state officials...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The NCAA is dropping its challenge of a Pennsylvania law regarding its $60 million fine against Penn State, though state lawmakers still want the consent decree that established the fine to be examined.
College sports' governing body on Friday moved to...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Rick Santorum raised just $2.2 million in all of 2011, but after the Iowa caucuses he raised $4.5 million in just one month in January.
He finished off the first month of the year with $1.5 million in his campaign coffers, according to the Federal...