| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:17 PM
HARRISBURG — In a case of political deja vu, the state's outgoing and incoming governors are bickering over the state deficit and seeking to write their own versions of what caused the shortfall.
On Wednesday, the outgoing administration of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 10:28 AM
WASHINGTON— Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is heading to the nation's capital on Friday, where he and other newly elected governors will be meeting with the president, a White House official said Tuesday
The group of governors will be meeting with...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:35 PM
AUSTIN, Texas On Wednesday, Greg Abbott, Texas' attorney general, is expected to announce that for the 31st time he will be suing the Obama administration on behalf of his state, this time trying to block the president's executive order on immigration. On...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Chinese investors have begun signing up to spend $500,000 each to help pay for a long-awaited connection between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95.
In exchange, the investors hope to get permanent residency in the United States for themselves and their...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 8:46 PM
State Rep. Todd Stephens saw a problem when a bleeding woman feared losing her apartment just because a neighbor had the heart to call 911.
Compounding the problem was a nuisance ordinance that fines landlords if police are called too often....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Open enrollment begins Monday for the health care program that Gov. Tom Corbett created and Gov.-elect Tom Wolf promises to dismantle.
What that will mean for those who enroll in the program, called Healthy PA, is not clear. The program could extend...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Completing a prolific downfall that started with allegations of rape, former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert J. Kerns agreed Monday to a plea deal that requires him to spend 15 years as a registered sex offender and two years on...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Shawn Wagner was frustrated that it took video footage of an NFL player punching his then-fiance in an elevator to enrage the public about domestic violence.
But such damning documentation is a clear reminder that a recording can often serve as powerful...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:12 PM
It pays to be on the payroll of Pennsylvania state government.
An automatic 1.6 percent cost-of-living increase will boost salaries of lawmakers, judges, the governor and his cabinet. That means the base salary in one of the nation's largest state...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A noted Philadelphia Republican lobbyist was ordered Thursday to stand trial on sexual assault charges in a September incident involving a 27-year-old woman.
Andrew J. Marsico was held for court on seven counts including aggravated indecent assault...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:34 PM
For three months, embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane and her staff have said sexually explicit emails shared among state employees did not involve images or videos depicting child pornography.
But on national television Tuesday night, Kane told a...