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Budget Deadlock Approaching 3rd Week With No Talks Planned

No negotiations between the Wolf administration and leaders of the Legislature’s Republican majority are scheduled as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate approaches its third week.

07/13/2015

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Blasts Gov. Wolf Death Penalty Stand

Pennsylvania’s attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state’s first execution since 1999.

07/08/2015

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Budget Impasse Continues With Differences From Last One

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.

07/07/2015

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Negotiators To Meet Amid Pennsylvania’s Budget Stalemate

The Wolf administration and top lawmakers are expected to resume talking as Pennsylvania state government starts its new fiscal year with limited spending authority because the sides didn’t reach agreement on budget legislation.

07/06/2015

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Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Republican Budget Bill, Liquor Legislation Up In The Air

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto the Republican-crafted spending plan that the GOP’s huge majorities in the state Legislature sent to him just hours before the state government’s fiscal year ended.

06/30/2015

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Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats Say

Gov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.

06/25/2015

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State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous Defeat

A measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.

06/01/2015

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Results In From City, County Controller Races, Other Election Day Votes

The results are in from Tuesday’s Primary Election.

05/19/2015

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Pennsylvania Set To Play A Key Role In 2016 Presidential Race

Hillary Rodham Clinton made no mention of her potential Republican rivals when kicking off her second campaign for president.

04/13/2015

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Gov. Wolf Backs State Medical Marijuana Bill

Three U.S. senators – Rand Paul (R/KY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D/NY), and Corey Booker (D/NJ) — introduced a bill on Tuesday that could relax the federal ban on medical marijuana.

03/10/2015

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Democrats Say Wolf’s Budget Proposal Will Be Ambitious

More details of Gov. Tom Wolf’s forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf’s ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces.

03/02/2015

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Attorney: W. Va. Dems Rented, Trashed Historic House

A Charleston attorney says the West Virginia Democratic Party rented a historic riverfront house and trashed it.

11/07/2014

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State Runs Out Of Cash, Uses Special Line Of Credit

Some state officials call it a temporary cash flow problem. Others say it’s more serious.

09/16/2014

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Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the Legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.

07/10/2014

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Now What? Gov. Corbett Refuses To Sign $29.1B Budget

Pennsylvania lawmakers sent Gov. Tom Corbett a $29.1 billion election-year spending plan shortly before Monday’s midnight deadline and after hours of intense partisan debate, but Corbett said he was not ready to sign it.

07/01/2014

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