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  • Liar, liar pants on fire? Wolf aide, Sen. Corman in war of words over release

    Liar, liar pants on fire? Wolf aide, Sen. Corman in war of words over release
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf was at a Bethlehem elementary school Friday posing with students, parents and teachers as part of a feel-good statewide tour touting his proposal to raise classroom spending by $500 million. But back in Harrisburg it was...
  • Wolf, Senate GOP leader face off over fate of 12 nominees

    Pennsylvania's Democratic governor and Republican Senate leader traded harsh words Friday over the fate of 12 gubernatorial nominations that have been stuck in limbo since January. Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday he had sent the nominees and five others...
  • PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits

    PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits
    HARRISBURG — School teachers and most state workers would have to pay more out of their pockets if they want to keep the same level of retirement benefits they now earn, according to a new Senate bill. A summary of the pension overhaul bill,...
  • Jerry Sandusky appeal cites several issues with case

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. "I hope you understand that, by God, this guy is going to get a fair trial," said Judge John Cleland as he presided over Jerry Sandusky's child sex crimes case. But Sandusky attorney Alexander Lindsay suggests that the proceedings were...
  • Sandusky appeal seeks to have molestation case thrown out

    Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky argued in a new appeal Wednesday that pretrial publicity, leaks and unprepared defense lawyers are among the reasons a judge should throw out his child sexual abuse conviction. Sandusky says the...
  • Can Pa. Senate's GOP majority back words with votes?

    Can Pa. Senate's GOP majority back words with votes?
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Even before Gov. Tom Wolf took office, Republican lawmakers drew lines in the sand. Now, with two months until the new fiscal year begins, Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are under the gun to back up their...
  • Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary

    Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the Human Services Department unanimously was approved by a Senate panel Thursday. But Acting Secretary Ted Dallas did not get through the first leg of the confirmation process unscathed....
  • School districts, parents will take school-funding challenge to state Supreme Court

    School districts, parents will take school-funding challenge to state Supreme Court
    Sixteen years after the state Supreme Court found it lacked a yardstick to assess the fairness of Pennsylvania's education funding scheme, lawyers challenging the system say they're hopeful the high court will now see the issue differently. After a...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf ends asset test for food stamps

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf ends asset test for food stamps
    Gov. Tom Wolf is ending a rule that prevented people with some minimal personal assets from collecting food stamps. The Department of Human Services announced Tuesday it was ending the asset test by notifying the federal Food and Nutrition Service....
  • Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'

    Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'
    Sen. Pat Browne, considered by many to be the Lehigh Valley's most influential state lawmaker, is in the hospital recovering from "considerable injuries" following a Saturday motorcycle crash that state police are investigating as a possible case of...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Wolf celebrates milestone of sorts Celebrating the first 100 days of school isn't just for students in kindergarten to fifth grade. It's for governors, too. Well some governors, anyway. Gov. Tom Wolf, sworn into office Jan. 20, reached the century...