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  • Wolf reinstates Open Records chief

    Wolf reinstates Open Records chief
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf has reinstated the state's Open Records chief, pending an appeal to the state Supreme Court. Wolf's decision to let Erik Arneson serve as executive director came five days after Commonwealth Court ruled Wolf...
  • Stage is set to announce Hall of Fame inductees

    This year's choices for my Hall of Fame of the area's most colorful characters have been some of the more difficult the selection committee has faced. Is it time to branch out beyond our Morning Call area confines and give Kathleen Kane, Tom Corbett, Rob...
  • Wolf ends political debate on two staff decisions

    Wolf ends political debate on two staff decisions
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday put aside two major personnel moves that were distracting from budget talks with the Republican-controlled Senate. At 10:53 a.m. Wolf announced he was reinstating Eric Arneson as executive director...
  • Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania

    A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday. LAWMAKERS, TOP ADVISORS TO RECOMMEND SCHOOL FUNDING FIX TO GOV. TOM WOLF Thursday's meeting of the Basic Education Funding Commission...
  • New Pennsylvania school funding formula wins panel's OK

    A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment...
  • Government ought to support, not obstruct, homeschoolers

    The last thing my mom expected was an unannounced visit from a social worker to "check up" on us. Yet there was a woman from the Board of Education, looking in on a homeschooling family of four kids living in New York City, where public school...
  • Not a good week for Gov. Tom Wolf

    Not a good week for Gov. Tom Wolf
    HARRISBURG — Since being sworn in to office Jan. 20, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf often has said he is not a dictator. But Republican lawmakers say some of Wolf's actions show he thinks his rule is absolute. And some of Wolf's executive decisions...
  • Court: Wolf overstepped powers in firing open-records chief

    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf overstepped his powers when he fired the director of the Office of Open Records, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering that Erik Arneson be restored to his position with back pay and benefits. The state attorney...
  • Court: Gov. Tom Wolf wrong to fire Open Records chief

    Court: Gov. Tom Wolf wrong to fire Open Records chief
    HARRSIBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf overstepped his authority when he fired the state's Open Records chief, who now must be reinstated with back pay and benefits, a divided Commonwealth Court ruled Wednesday. Within days of being sworn into office Jan. 20,...
  • School funding panel wants more time to issue report

    A 15-member commission created to produce an objective formula to distribute state aid to Pennsylvania's public schools is not going to meet its deadline. Members said Tuesday they need more time beyond Wednesday's one-year deadline to come up with...
  • PA Senate rejects Tom Wolf's nominee for state police commissioner

    PA Senate rejects Tom Wolf's nominee for state police commissioner
    On a near party-line vote, the Republican-controlled Senate has rejected Gov. Tom Wolf's nominee for state police commissioner. The 26-22 vote came Monday afternoon, several hours after the Democratic governor sought to recall his nomination of Marcus...