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  • Wolf administration to show how it'll challenge gas industry

    Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry. Next week, Wolf's Department of Environmental...
  • Hogan is Maryland's Scott Walker

    Hogan is Maryland's Scott Walker
    I am in total agreement with letter writer Jeff Tarleton ("Hogan's game of divide and conquer," Feb. 26) that Gov. Larry Hogan's only purpose in proposing tax breaks on military pensions was an effort to divide a normally cohesive bloc of voters. I will...
  • Pennsylvania House takes new stab at privatizing liquor sale

    For the second time in two years, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Thursday sent a proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system, but it faces an uncertain fate and is challenged as a long-...
  • Pa. lawmakers plan vote on selling off state liquor system

    Pa. lawmakers plan vote on selling off state liquor system
    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives began debate Wednesday on another proposal to privatize the operations of much of the state-controlled wine and liquor store system, but it faces an uncertain fate and is challenged as a long-...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf's roller-coaster first month

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf's roller-coaster first month
    HARRISBURG — In his first month in office, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has kept lawmakers off balance by throwing them lollipop gestures of kindness one day, and then sneaking political fastballs by them the next. Depending on one's political...
  • Wolf, Senate make deal on 11th-hour Corbett nominees

    Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Senate say they're come to an agreement over how to handle more than two dozen nominations to state boards and commissions made by outgoing Gov. Tom Corbett. The Senate confirmed 12...
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • Wolf delivers message on school funding to business groups

    Gov. Tom Wolf delivered a tough message Tuesday on the need to increase public school funding as he reaches out to business groups, a traditional ally of Republicans, ahead of a budget proposal that is expected to seek higher taxes. The Democrat,...
  • Pa. Legislature's cash stash tops off at $161 million, audit shows

    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Legislature is sitting on a mountain of cash equal to half its annual budget, a 2013-14 fiscal audit shows. Together, the House and Senate control $161 million in a reserve fund with little outside oversight. The...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court nominee under fire over racial email withdraws

    It looks as if voters — not Gov. Tom Wolf and state senators — will have the first and final say in filling two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The openings are among three on the seven-member court — the result of one...
  • Audit shows Pennsylvania lawmakers' surplus grew again

    The Pennsylvania Legislature's pool of reserve cash grew for a second straight year, according to an audit released Monday. An outside audit of the Legislature's finances showed that the surplus grew to $161 million, as of last June 30. Last year's audit...