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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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GOP’s Patchwork $29.1B Budget Speeds Toward Votes

Pennsylvania state lawmakers are preparing for more votes as they try to advance an approximately $29.1 billion spending plan for the new fiscal year that’s nearly here.

06/30/2014

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Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In November

Gov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.

05/22/2014

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Businessman Tom Wolf Wins Dem Nod For Pa. Governor

Pennsylvania Democrats have chosen millionaire businessman Tom Wolf to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the fall.

05/20/2014

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Corbett, Republicans Spend Money On Ads In Democratic Primary

With the Democratic primary just days away, no surprise the Democratic candidates are going after the one Democrat leading in the polls.

05/09/2014

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Democrats Walk Out On Kane’s Impeachment Hearing

A legislative hearing turned raucous Tuesday morning when local Government Committee Chairman Daryl Metcalfe of Cranberry tried to consider whether Attorney General Kathleen Kane should be impeached.

05/06/2014

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Democrats Walk Out During Kane Impeachment Plan Hearing

Democrats on a state House committee walked out of a hearing on a resolution calling for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a fellow Democrat.

05/06/2014

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Rendell Calls McCord Campaign Ad ‘One Of The Worst’

Two of Pennsylvania’s most influential Democrats on Saturday strongly criticized a TV ad run by fellow Democrat Rob McCord in his campaign for governor.

05/03/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Pa. Voter ID Law

Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.

01/17/2014

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Many Worried Expiration Of Unemployment Benefits Could Have Crippling Effects

More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.

12/28/2013

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Dems Shun Pa. Official For Supporting GOP Comrade

The Erie County Democratic Committee in northwestern Pennsylvania has kicked an Erie city councilman off the committee, saying he violated bylaws by publicly supporting a Republican colleague in an upcoming council election.

10/23/2013

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Lawmakers Getting Earful From Constituents After Shutdown

Lawmakers ended the government shutdown earlier this week with a last minute deal, but it could all happen again early next year if a long-term deal isn’t reached.

10/18/2013

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Rep. Rothfus Optimistic Parties Will Come Together After Ending Shutdown

In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.

10/17/2013

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