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  • Kane fires official who testified before investigative grand jury

    Kane fires official who testified before investigative grand jury
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has fired the head of her appeals office. Kane's spokeswoman, Carolyn Myers, said James Barker's firing Wednesday was part of a restructuring of the criminal division. Barker was responsible...
  • Morganelli calls on lawmakers to reinstate special prosecutor law

    Morganelli calls on lawmakers to reinstate special prosecutor law
    Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said Pennsylvania legislators must act to give the state power to hold its top law enforcement officials accountable for criminal wrongdoing. Although the state Supreme Court last week upheld the...
  • Passage of PA Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget likely will be late

    Passage of PA Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget likely will be late
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Wolf doubts the state will enact the next fiscal year's budget by the June 30 deadline, a prediction that signaled a protracted and partisan fight building in the Capitol. The Democratic governor, whose $29.9 billion spending plan...
  • Law enforcement says controls critical for medical marijuana

    Strict regulatory controls must be part of any Pennsylvania medical marijuana law to ensure that it does not compound the problem of recreational marijuana use, advocates for prosecutors and police told state lawmakers Wednesday. Spokesmen for three law-...
  • Wolf sees budget talks blowing past start of new fiscal year

    Gov. Tom Wolf says he doesn't expect a state budget to be finished by the start of the upcoming fiscal year. Wolf told The Philadelphia Inquirer in a Tuesday interview (http://bit.ly/1CnWlvG ) that he would like for it to be finished before the July 1...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmaker looks to close tax collectors' fraud loophole

    Lehigh Valley lawmaker looks to close tax collectors' fraud loophole
    HARRISBURG — It's a crime of opportunity committed against Pennsylvania taxpayers time and time again. • 1990: Former Bath tax collector William O. Jandrasitz and his wife, JoAnn F. Jandrasitz, are sentenced in Northampton County Court to...
  • Attorney General Kathleen Kane reviving two expired grand juries

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane reviving two expired grand juries
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is reviving two dormant statewide investigative grand juries. On Monday, Kane filed petitions with state Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas J. Saylor to re-establish a grand jury in...
  • National group praises Wolf's drug overdose antidote plan

    National group praises Wolf's drug overdose antidote plan
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday he plans to expand access to a prescription drug that can prevent overdose fatalities by having the state's physician general issue a statewide prescription that would allow any Pennsylvanian to obtain the...
  • National group praises Wolf's overdose antidote plan

    Gov. Tom Wolf said Monday he plans to expand access to a prescription drug that can prevent overdose fatalities by having the state's physician general in effect issue a statewide prescription that would allow any Pennsylvanian to obtain the antidote...
  • Wolf administration pushes Pennsylvania election reforms

    A growing number of states have updated their election laws to make the hub of the democratic process more convenient and voter-friendly, but so far Pennsylvania isn't among them. Twenty-one states allow online voter registration and three others have...
  • Agent with attorney general's office: Claire Risoldi asked me not to investigate jewelry thefts

     Agent with attorney general's office: Claire Risoldi asked me not to investigate jewelry thefts
    Buckingham's Midway firefighters testified Thursday that Claire Risoldi and her family falsely accused the squad of stealing millions in jewelry during an October 2013 fire at the family's township mansion. The fire was the third in five years at...