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  • Brendan Finucane: Discipline, not 401(k) plans, needed to ease state's pension crisis

    Over the last several years, a key Pennsylvania political debate has centered on the issue of public pensions. Conventional wisdom from the Legislature says that in order to deal with our significant debt problems, we have to end traditional pensions as we know them and move into a different kind of system altogether.
  • Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address

    The text of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's inaugural address, as prepared for delivery Tuesday: ___ Chief Justice Saylor; Governor Corbett; Governor Rendell; Lieutenant Governor Stack; Speaker Turzai; President Scarnati; Leader Dermody; Leader Costa;...

    NCAA agrees to restore Paterno wins, restructure fine

    The NCAA will restore 111 wins to former coach Joe Paterno's record and restructure the historic $60 million fine it imposed on Pennsylvania State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, officials said Friday. The deal ends at...

    Regulators, not governor, have authority to OK gas leases on state lands, Pennsylvania court says

    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld the state Legislature's right to use the royalties from oil and gas production on state forest lands for general state budget purposes, but it found that the state's conservation...

    Pennsylvania lawmakers, chief justice sworn in

    Pennsylvania lawmakers, chief justice sworn in
    HARRISBURG — They marveled at the murals of exploration, science, business and war. They gaped at the six 41/2-ton chandeliers. They looked in wonderment at the 24 circles of stained glass where the gilded ceiling meets the marble walls....