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  • Gene Stilp, 'master of political theater,' takes a bow

    Gene Stilp, 'master of political theater,' takes a bow
    — The Marcellus Shale Coalition had spent months and thousands of dollars on a rally and parade against drilling taxes. It chartered buses. It rented Harrisburg's minor league baseball stadium. It handed out free "Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania...
  • Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws

    Dent backs voting rights bill, defends photo ID laws
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent said Sunday that voter identification laws should be allowed under a renewed effort to update the federal Voting Rights Act. Dent is one of six Republicans co-sponsoring a bill from Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner...
  • Tom Wolf Moving Fast

       I've written in recent weeks about new Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on capital punishment -- the subject of my column today -- his decision to abandon Tom Corbett's stupid alternative to Medicaid expansion and his refusal to accept Corbett's last-...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf puts on hold search for open records chief

    Gov. Tom Wolf puts on hold search for open records chief
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is holding off on a search for a permanent director of the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records while a state court considers whether he had legal authority to fire the last one. Wolf's lawyers said in court filings...
  • Deadline brings rush for Obamacare insurance

    Deadline brings rush for Obamacare insurance
    The number of people signing up for health insurance surged as the deadline approached on the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. More than 11.4 million consumers nationwide got insurance through either the federal marketplace...
  • Pennsylvania capital punishment delay no big deal

    As we consider Gov. Tom Wolf's decision to impose a moratorium on the death penalty pending some further study, we ought to keep a few things in mind. First, this was one of his campaign promises. Wolf won the election, and whatever you think of his...
  • Ex-state Treasurer McCord pleads guilty

    Ex-state Treasurer McCord pleads guilty
    HARRISBURG — Rob McCord sat serenely and silently, his fingertips resting on his thighs and his eyes fixed not on the reporters around him but on a spot someplace on the hallway wall. "Mr. McCord, do you care to comment?" "No," he whispered with a...
  • Source of $125K donation to McCord's campaign is a mystery

    Source of $125K donation to McCord's campaign is a mystery
    HARRISBURG — The source of a $125,000 contribution to the failed gubernatorial campaign of former Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord remains a mystery, more than eight months after it was given, state official said Thursday. The Department of...
  • Wolf eyeing $150 million in government savings

    Wolf eyeing $150 million in government savings
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf is eyeing $150 million in savings in next year's deficit-laden budget by taking a page from the books of his predecessors. Like governors before him, Wolf on Thursday issued an executive order that directs his staff to...
  • School districts budgeting as though Corbett were still in office

    Tom Wolf rode to victory as Pennsylvania's new governor on a wave of anger over school funding cuts and his promise to make education a priority. But local school officials, in the throes of budget season, aren't exactly dreaming of dollar signs....
  • Gov.-elect Wolf names DCED and Revenue chiefs

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf named on Monday two members of his incoming Democratic cabinet. Dennis M. Davin has been named Wolf’s secretary for the Department of Community and Economic Development. Davin most recently served as director of Allegheny...