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  • 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...
  • Wolf administration sets timeline to reorganize Medicaid

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to transfer more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a new benefits plan in the coming months, officials said Monday, as he goes about dismantling changes his Republican predecessor had sought to...
  • 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...
  • It's time to stop passing Pennsylvania's hot potatoes

    It's time to stop passing Pennsylvania's hot potatoes
    I may be wrong, but I'm usually consistent. So before I tell you what I think of Gov. Tom Wolf's budget plan presented last week, I'll remind you that more than a decade ago, I listed some basic rules that seem to guide our state and national...
  • Wolf's Jenga-like budget makes each piece key

    Wolf's Jenga-like budget makes each piece key
    In his budget address last week, Gov. Tom Wolf boiled down his $33.8 billion spending plan to three phrases: Jobs that pay. Schools that teach. Government that works. But the Democrat's budget, which carries a 16 percent combined tax increase to pay for...
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts
    HARRISBURG — In his first budget address to lawmakers, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf laid out an ambitious $33.8 billion spending plan that raises taxes a combined 16 percent to slash corporate and property taxes, restore education cuts and wipe out...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf calls for $4.7 billion in new revenues

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf calls for $4.7 billion in new revenues
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf proposes $4.7 billion for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Here's how his budget plan would alter taxes if the Legislature goes along: Q: What is the personal income tax and how would it change under Wolf's plan? A:...
  • Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget

    Education a big winner under Wolf's proposed budget
    Delivering on a promise that helped bring him victory, Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing an education budget for 2015-16 that seeks to restore funding for public schools and higher education that his predecessor, Tom Corbett, wiped way. Wolf's first budget,...
  • US trade deficit � are we better off today than we were 20 years ago?

    In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised to double exports over five years to "support" 2 million jobs in America. A year later he claimed the new U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement would "support" 70,000 jobs at home. And...
  • Judge stays National Rifle Association suit in Pittsburgh

    A county judge has stayed the National Rifle Association's lawsuit challenging Pittsburgh's gun regulations until the Commonwealth Court rules on the constitutionality of a law passed during the Corbett administration that lets advocacy groups challenge...