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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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Bill To Create State Stripper Registry May See House Action

Lawmakers are considering a bill to put tighter regulations on strip clubs and to require strippers and others in the adult entertainment industry to register with the state, a proposal designed to combat sex trafficking.

06/20/2015

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New Pennsylvania School Funding Formula Wins Panel’s OK

A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania’s 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and students whose families are deeper in poverty.

06/18/2015

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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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Former Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Committed Suicide

According to a report, Adrian Robinson, a former defensive linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, reportedly died after hanging himself over the weekend.

05/18/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Pennsylvania state senators have for the second time sent legislation to legalize various forms of medical marijuana to the House, where it faces an uncertain future.

05/12/2015

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Donations Being Collected For Man Assaulted For Being Steelers Fan

Business owners in a town outside of Harrisburg are raising money for a man who has become a black and gold fixture in the town.

05/05/2015

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2 Months Before SC Shooting, Another Motorist Shot In Back

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The video from the camera attached to the officer’s stun gun shows how David Kassick died, authorities say: two bullets, four seconds apart, fired into his back as he lay face […]

04/19/2015

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Wolf Says Budget Deadline Might Slip With Republican Legislature

Gov. Tom Wolf acknowledged that the Republican-controlled state legislature might miss a June 30 deadline to pass a state budget.

04/08/2015

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Pennsylvania College Expels 3 For Racist Radio Broadcast

A private Pennsylvania college says it has expelled three students over a school radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur.

03/31/2015

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Expert Crunches Numbers On Gov. Wolf’s Budget Proposal

Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed trade off — lower property taxes, but higher income and sales taxes — is getting mixed reaction.

03/03/2015

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Wolf Seeks Billions In Higher Taxes For Schools, Tax Revamp

Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes.

03/03/2015

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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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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber Bullying

A bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.

02/24/2015

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Guilty Plea Caps Steep Fall For Ex-Pennsylvania Treasurer McCord

On Tuesday, Rob McCord was in a federal courtroom in Harrisburg, where he pleaded guilty to two counts of extortion stemming from allegations that he used his position as treasurer to threaten two potential donors during his failed gubernatorial campaign.

02/17/2015

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