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  • Is Sandusky case review worthwhile?

    Attorney General Kathleen Kane Monday released a lengthy report into how the Jerry Sandusky investigation was handled by the office under Tom Corbett, now the governor of Pennsylvania. Was the effort to perform the review worthwhile?
  • Wolf tours Martin Guitar, touts manufacturing plan

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf toured Martin Guitar on Tuesday, highlighting where the sixth-generation Nazareth-area manufacturer and his own family business overlap. Wolf stressed the importance of a skilled workforce able to meet the...
  • Kane victims claim stumps investigators

    Pennsylvania's top cop said he was perplexed by Attorney General Kathleen Kane's statement Monday that Jerry Sandusky continued to abuse boys while he was under investigation. State police Commissioner Frank Noonan said Tuesday he and his investigators...
  • Pennsylvania AG cites 'crucial missteps' and delays in Sandusky investigation

    HARRISBURG, Pa. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane said Monday that the state's three-year investigation into pedophile Jerry Sandusky took too long because of "crucial missteps" and "inexplicable delays" by her predecessors. "The facts...
  • Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike

    Pennsylvania governor asks Obama to help end Philadelphia transit strike
    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's Republican governor called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene to end a transit strike in the greater Philadelphia area and force the two sides to negotiate. The move by Governor Tom Corbett came hours after...
  • Pa. schools would get more, but not as much as expected

    Pa. schools would get more, but not as much as expected
    Allentown School District's 2014-15 budget was already strained. A 5.85 percent tax increase. A net loss of 86 jobs. About $2.3 million drained from reserves. Now, even though the district stands to receive more state funding than last year, it's...
  • House kills pension bill; Senate goes home in budget stalemate with Gov. Tom Corbett

    HARRISBURG — The House tossed Gov. Tom Corbett's pension gauntlet back in his lap Tuesday, a day after he vowed not to sign a new budget until lawmakers vote to reform the state's two debt-laden retirement systems. Fifteen Republicans in the GOP-...
  • Michael Smerconish: Mystery tip that broke Sandusky case

    Nearly two years after a 15-year-old boy first reported being abused by Jerry Sandusky, the attorney general's investigation was moribund. Very little progress had been made since the office took over the probe. The victim's mother was understandably...
  • Philadelphia airport adds car-rental fee

    PHILADELPHIA — For 20 years, Richard Schwarz rented cars at affordable rates on weekends at Philadelphia International Airport. By combining airline promotions, frequent-flier miles and deals offered by the rental companies, the Philadelphia...
  • Corbett could veto budget without pension changes

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett said Sunday he has not ruled out a veto of the state budget if lawmakers do nothing to address pension debt costs that are eating up more and more taxpayer money. Corbett made that announcement at a news conference in...
  • Joe Zeller sees parallel with Tom Wolf and Milton Shapp

    Former legislator Joe Zeller, whose political perspectives may be broader than anybody's, sees troubling parallels between what Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf is doing and what one of Pennsylvania's most tragic political figures did decades...