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Local Lawmakers Unhappy Pa. Legislature Won’t Return Until Sept. 23

When the state legislature left Harrisburg earlier this week for summer break, Governor Corbett wasn’t the only one frustrated with their inability to pass major pieces of legislation like transportation funding and liquor reform.

07/05/2013

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Shelved

On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.

KDKA-TV–07/03/2013

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Rep. Metcalfe Stops Openly Gay Legislator From Speaking

Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, a Philadelphia Democrat and the only openly gay legislator in Pennsylvania, says Pa. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a Cranberry Republican, invoked a House rule to keep Sims from talking about the Supreme Court’s gay marriage rulings.

06/28/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Washington Co. Drilling Supporters Call For State Rep.’s Resignation

Cecil Township Supervisor Elizabeth Cowden had a very personal reason for making the four-hour trip from Washington County to Harrisburg Tuesday.

06/18/2013

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Fitzgerald Looking To Bring Cleveland’s Bus Rapid Transit System To Pittsburgh

It is not something you hear very often in Pittsburgh, but Cleveland has something out city could use.

06/14/2013

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Judge Tosses Corbett’s Lawsuit Against NCAA

A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.

06/06/2013

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State Senators Get Much To Mull In Alcohol Debate

Senators are getting a lot to consider during the third and final Senate committee hearing on proposals to liberalize the sale of beer, wine and liquor.

06/04/2013

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After Huge Decrease, Pittsburgh Population On The Rise

Pittsburgh has finally stemmed its long-running population slide – but it was close.

05/26/2013

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State Unemployment Rate Dropped Slightly Since April

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined slightly last month, but remains above the national rate.

05/17/2013

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Singer Josh Ritter Protests Pa. College Anti-Gay Policy

Singer-songwriter Josh Ritter says he won’t return to play a central Pennsylvania Christian college unless it changes its policy against “homosexual behavior.”

05/06/2013

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Study: Governor Tom Corbett’s Salary Highest In Nation

A California state survey has found that the Pennsylvania governor’s salary was the nation’s highest in 2012, although a spokesman for Gov. Tom Corbett points out that he doesn’t accept the entire salary.

03/19/2013

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State Legislators Continue To Work Out Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett has laid out his proposed budget, but state Sen. Elder Vogel says it’s far from finished.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/16/2013

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NCAA Sues Over Pa. Law To Keep PSU Fine In State

The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.

KDKA-TV–02/20/2013

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Gov. Corbett Unveils Budget Proposal

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his budget proposal today. He says he plans to spend an additional $600 million in the upcoming fiscal year.

02/05/2013

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