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  • Corbett, Pa. legislature budgeted no money for governor transition

     Corbett, Pa. legislature budgeted no money for governor transition
    With some fanfare last week, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced taxpayers would not pay the costs of transitioning to his administration from Gov. Tom Corbett's. Instead, Wolf said, he would raise money for the transition through private donations (capped at...
  • PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals

    PennDOT surpasses road, bridge repair goals
    HARRISBURG — Barry Schoch won't gloat. He's too professional. Too serious about his life's work as an engineer. Too proud of the men and women he directs as secretary of the state Department of Transportation. But Schoch would have every right...
  • Review of justices' email after porn scandal finds nothing else inappropriate

    Review of justices' email after porn scandal finds nothing else inappropriate
    Former state Supreme Court Justice Seamus P. McCaffery sent more than porn in his emails to the attorney general's office. McCaffery and his wife, who was part of his judicial staff, also sent hundreds of messages containing humorous anecdotes,...
  • Pa. auditor general says Wolf's contributions won't affect audits

     Pa. auditor general says Wolf's contributions won't affect audits
    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf contributed almost $50,000 to Eugene DePasquale's election campaigns over the years, but the state auditor general promised that will not affect the way he audits the Wolf administration. "No, absolutely not," DePasquale told The...
  • New Pa. law requires more school clearances

    If parents want to help out at their child's holiday party at school, do they need to undergo a criminal background check first? This question and others about the line between volunteer and visitor might become more difficult to answer starting...
  • Christmas quiz will test your knowledge of holiday season

    I used to torment my parents on Christmas morning by waking up in the middle of the night and asking them if it was time to get up. They would send me and my sister back to bed, but we were so excited we'd return every 15 minutes until they finally gave...
  • Kathleen Kane's star may be fading for Democrats

    Kathleen Kane's star may be fading for Democrats
    Blunt statements by Philadelphia's most powerful Democrat may signal trouble for Kathleen Kane, even as other Democrats publicly are noncommittal about their support for the embattled attorney general, political analysts say. Two years into her term...
  • Emailed porn shakes up state courts as marriage equality sweeps Pennsylvania

    Emailed porn shakes up state courts as marriage equality sweeps Pennsylvania
    Racy emails shook up Pennsylvania's highest court in 2014, leaving the state's chief justice and top prosecutor in a stalemate and forcing another justice out of office. The email scandal swept through state government at the same time litigation over...
  • Bill White's recap of 2014's top stories, some stranger than fiction

    Bill White's recap of 2014's top stories, some stranger than fiction
    Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2014's top stories veers in and out of reality. January Phillies announce that Chris Wheeler and Sarge Matthews will be leaving the broadcast booth...
  • Political winds shift in Harrisburg, Lehigh Valley's power in D.C. rises in 2014

    Political winds shift in Harrisburg, Lehigh Valley's power in D.C. rises in 2014
    An historic change in Pennsylvania's governor's office and the campaigning leading up to Democrat Tom Wolf's victory was the focus of a political year in which a pair of Lehigh Valley legislators also saw their congressional roles rise. Republican Gov....
  • Pennsylvania's new chief justice scholarly, collegial

    Pennsylvania's new chief justice scholarly, collegial
    HARRISBURG — The man who will take over next week as the state's next chief justice comes from a small town in western Pennsylvania and worked as a prosecutor and a lawyer in private practice before becoming a judge more than two decades ago....