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  • Pennsylvania considers changes to landmark public access law

    Pennsylvania's open records law has been hailed as a major success since its current version came into being six years ago, but some argue it's time to pop the hood and tinker with the landmark legislation. The law has kept the courts busy, and the...
  • Politics as Usual

    Casey, Toomey split ahead of nomination vote The U.S. Senate could vote this week on attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, and Pennsylvania's two senators say they will be on opposite sides of that vote. Democrat Bob Casey will be backing Lynch, the...
  • High court race draws a dozen candidates for 3 seats

    The candidates for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court outnumber the open seats by a 4-1 ratio. Never before have three seats on the court been up for grabs in the same election year, state officials say. And the fact that a dozen people qualified for the...
  • Legislature big winner in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal

    Legislature big winner in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal
    HARRISBURG — Republicans who control the state House and Senate squawked while Democrats delivered lukewarm praise over Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed $33.8 billion budget, which raises a pile of taxes to fuel higher school funding and lower property...
  • State police ticket revenues up 10 percent despite Frein manhunt

    Despite a double-digit drop in tickets given by state troopers last year during the seven-week manhunt for sniper attack suspect Eric Frein, overall revenue rose by $6.5 million because of a hefty jump in the fines for the citations. That's a nearly...
  • Man brought in to turn around York schools resigns

    The man brought in to help turn around York City's schools has quit after more than two years. The York Daily Record/Sunday News reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1EIgD9C ) that David Meckley resigned from the chief recovery officer post he's held since...
  • Democrats, GOP must work together on Gov. Wolf's budget

    The Republican-controlled Legislature has said it has no intention of approving Gov. Wolf's proposed budget. This is just what the Democrats did when the Republican governor, Tom Corbett, was in office. I think, if they do this, they should all be voted...
  • Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit lands in catch-22

    Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit lands in catch-22
    HARRISBURG — A panel of seven judges hinted Wednesday that parents and school districts have a long shot at getting the courts to overturn the state's school funding system, and that even if they win, new money might not follow. Commonwealth Court...
  • 5 things to know for Wednesday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Wednesday: ___ STATE TROOPER WOUNDED IN POCONOS BARRACKS AMBUSH RECOVERING AFTER 15 SURGERIES, WITH 16TH ON THE HORIZON Trooper Alex Douglass ran...
  • Court considers who should lead state's open records office

    Lawyers for the man fired after just days as head of Pennsylvania's open records office told a panel of state judges on Wednesday that lawmakers made it clear in the Right-to-Know Law that they wanted the job to be independent of the governor who is now...
  • Wolf outlines plan to dump Corbett's Healthy PA

    Wolf outlines plan to dump Corbett's Healthy PA
    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf plans to dismantle former Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's signature Medicaid expansion program by early fall. "Gov. Wolf's plan will provide hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians with access to health care coverage," said Ted...