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  • Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?

    Madonna and Young: Does Tom Wolf's win mean end to Pa.'s eight-year-cycle?
    Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf's historic win over incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett is no exception. Why Wolf won has been discussed widely and fully analyzed. The remaining unfinished business is assessing what his victory means...
  • Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed

    Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed
    After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative. But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names his transition team

    Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced Thursday who will help his Chief of Staff Katie McGinty transition into the governor's mansion. Some of the new members of Wolf's transition team may look familiar. They served under Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell....
  • Sens. Corman, Yudichak seek to delay action on Penn State board of trustees reform

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State board of trustees is set to vote to possibly change the its size and makeup, but in the wake of Gov. Tom Corbett's defeat in last week's election and shifts in legislative leadership this week, two state officials...
  • Pat Browne named to state Senate's top spending spot

    Pat Browne named to state Senate's top spending spot
    HARRISBURG — In a shakeup of legislative leaders Wednesday, the Lehigh Valley got a seat at the table of power. Republican Sen. Pat Browne of Allentown was named the chamber's budget point man. Browne's elevation to Senate Appropriations...
  • PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees

    PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees
    HARRISBURG — A code of ethical conduct for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team foreshadows something Wolf plans to impose on his first day as governor: a gift ban on his appointees and executive branch employees. It's called the "No, thank you"...
  • Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane fires four employees over porn email scandal

    Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane fires four employees over porn email scandal
    HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Wednesday she fired four employees and disciplined 27 others after an internal investigation into receipt of sexually explicit emails. None of those fired was an attorney or agent, she said....
  • Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course

    Corbett, Wolf could be on Medicaid collision course
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett this summer achieved what few thought was possible: Overcoming unlikely odds, the Republican won Obama administration approval for Pennsylvania to run its own version of Medicaid expansion. With that the program to...
  • Schools suing Pa. Department of Education over funding

    Saying Pennsylvania's new academic standards have given them legal might, six school districts and seven parents are suing the state Department of Education and state officials over what they claim is an "irrational school-funding system." The schools,...
  • Gas drops below $3 a gallon in Allentown area

    Gas drops below $3 a gallon in Allentown area
    You're not hallucinating. That's a "2" next to the dollar sign on your local gas station's price board. The average price for regular gasoline in the Allentown area has fallen below the $3-a-gallon mark for the first time in almost four years, according...
  • Cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal sues over Pennsylvania speech law

    Cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal sues over Pennsylvania speech law
    PHILADELPHIA — Mumia Abu-Jamal, serving life in prison for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer, and his supporters filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging a state law enacted after a college graduation speech the activist inmate gave last...