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  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub

    Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub
    The plan to build a FedEx Ground megahub in Northampton County got a mega-boost Thursday night, clearing what could be its highest hurdle. After months of discussion, the Allen Township supervisors approved a developer's proposal for the $335 million, 1....
  • Corbett, Wolf become funny foes

    PITTSBURGH — Hear the one about the two candidates for governor who walked into a bar? Well, it wasn't a bar, it was a Pittsburgh-area comedy club where Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic nominee Tom Wolf joined other politicians in cracking wise,...
  • Liquor, wine prices not rising in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG — Your booze prices are safe. The state Liquor Control Board will not be increasing the markup it sets on liquor and wine this fiscal year, according to Board Chairman Joseph E. "Skip" Brion. He announced that Wednesday after publication...
  • Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia

    Last month, when Archbishop Charles Chaput told an audience that Pope Francis would come to Philadelphia in 2015, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia hastily issued a statement saying the visit was unconfirmed. But now, another prelate has confirmed the...
  • Bethlehem school superintendent tweets 'good riddance' to Tomalis

    Twitter is a place where Bethlehem Area School District Superintendent Joseph Roy can make announcements about snow days, answer questions from students and, as of Tuesday night, wish "good riddance" to state officials on their way out the door. Upon...
  • 'I don't understand why we are kowtowing to the NCAA,' Penn State trustee says

    A group of alumni-elected trustees condemned the Penn State board's resolution supporting settlements of lawsuits related to the football sanctions, with one trustee saying, "I don't understand why we are kowtowing to the NCAA." At a special meeting...
  • Pennsylvania launching new college scholarship program

    At East Stroudsburg University this summer, officials have been making a list of students who could benefit from a new state-funded scholarship program. For the first time this school year, the Ready to Succeed Scholarship Program will be available for...
  • Ron Tomalis resigns under pressure as Tom Corbett's education adviser

    HARRISBURG — Ron Tomalis is resigning from his nearly $140,000 job as Gov. Tom Corbett's special adviser on higher education. The move, announced Tuesday and effective Aug. 26, comes after weeks of pressure on Tomalis to step down after news...
  • Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand

    Pennsylvania allows Tesla Motors to expand
    HARRISBURG — While battles rage in New Jersey and other states over whether to allow Tesla Motors to sell cars within their borders, Pennsylvania has quickly and quietly approved an expansion of the automaker's entry into the market. Gov. Tom...
  • Tesla gets legal go-ahead to sell EVs in Pennsylvania

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, Legislation and Policy, North America, USA Tesla Motors has been fighting to sell cars in many states, but has come up against laws prohibiting the electric automaker to exercise its direct-to-consumer business...