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  • Craft distilleries emerge in the Lehigh Valley

    Craft distilleries emerge in the Lehigh Valley
    In south Bethlehem, some entrepreneurs have put a new twist on an old building. A Prohibition-era bank has been recast as the Social Still — Northampton County's first distillery since the booze business was made legal again 82 years ago. Inside...
  • Schools left hanging in growing budget battle between Gov. Tom Wolf and Legislature

    Schools left hanging in growing budget battle between Gov. Tom Wolf and Legislature
    HARRISBURG — In five years as superintendent of the Bethlehem Area School District, Joseph Roy has grown accustomed to a quirk in state law that forces school boards to lock in an annual budget before the governor and lawmakers hammer out their...
  • Legislature big winner in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal

    Legislature big winner in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal
    HARRISBURG — Republicans who control the state House and Senate squawked while Democrats delivered lukewarm praise over Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed $33.8 billion budget, which raises a pile of taxes to fuel higher school funding and lower property...
  • 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...
  • Democrats, GOP must work together on Gov. Wolf's budget

    The Republican-controlled Legislature has said it has no intention of approving Gov. Wolf's proposed budget. This is just what the Democrats did when the Republican governor, Tom Corbett, was in office. I think, if they do this, they should all be voted...
  • Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit lands in catch-22

    Pennsylvania school funding lawsuit lands in catch-22
    HARRISBURG — A panel of seven judges hinted Wednesday that parents and school districts have a long shot at getting the courts to overturn the state's school funding system, and that even if they win, new money might not follow. Commonwealth Court...
  • 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:...