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  • Who has the authority to investigate Kathleen Kane?

    Who has the authority to investigate Kathleen Kane?
    If her lawyers are right, state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is above the law, in a sense. In what is shaping up to be a landmark state Supreme Court case that has exposed holes in Pennsylvania criminal law, Kane's lawyers argue that she cannot be...
  • Pennsylvania state police ticket revenues up 10 percent despite Frein manhunt

    Despite a double-digit drop in tickets given by state troopers last year during the seven-week manhunt for sniper attack suspect Eric Frein, overall revenue rose by $6.5 million because of a hefty jump in the fines for the citations. That's a nearly...
  • State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds

    State Treasurer Rob McCord resigning amid FBI probe involving campaign funds
    HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Rob McCord, a former Democratic candidate for governor, resigned Thursday amid a federal investigation. McCord's surprise departure notice came at 10:57 a.m. in an emailed news release. It said the resignation is...
  • Delay sought in hearing over Pa. Open Records officer's status

    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania attorney general's office on Thursday asked for more time before a hearing about who should serve as director of the state Office of Open Records. The filing by lawyers who represent Gov. Tom Wolf, the open records...
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

    Gov. Wolf signs order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
    HARRISBURG — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock...
  • Wolf outlines plan to dump Corbett's Healthy PA

    Wolf outlines plan to dump Corbett's Healthy PA
    Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf plans to dismantle former Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's signature Medicaid expansion program by early fall. "Gov. Wolf's plan will provide hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians with access to health care coverage," said Ted...
  • It's time to stop passing Pennsylvania's hot potatoes

    It's time to stop passing Pennsylvania's hot potatoes
    I may be wrong, but I'm usually consistent. So before I tell you what I think of Gov. Tom Wolf's budget plan presented last week, I'll remind you that more than a decade ago, I listed some basic rules that seem to guide our state and national...
  • Wolf's Jenga-like budget makes each piece key

    Wolf's Jenga-like budget makes each piece key
    In his budget address last week, Gov. Tom Wolf boiled down his $33.8 billion spending plan to three phrases: Jobs that pay. Schools that teach. Government that works. But the Democrat's budget, which carries a 16 percent combined tax increase to pay for...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget raises income and sales taxes, restores school cuts
    HARRISBURG — In his first budget address to lawmakers, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf laid out an ambitious $33.8 billion spending plan that raises taxes a combined 16 percent to slash corporate and property taxes, restore education cuts and wipe out...
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf calls for $4.7 billion in new revenues

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf calls for $4.7 billion in new revenues
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf proposes $4.7 billion for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Here's how his budget plan would alter taxes if the Legislature goes along: Q: What is the personal income tax and how would it change under Wolf's plan? A:...