Business Groups Punch Back Against Energy Tax LegislationPennsylvania business groups are warning a state Senate-passed proposal to increase energy taxes will hurt the industry's competitive standing, cause higher bills for consumers and scare off investment.
Governor Wolf: 'Comfortable With Communications' As Revenue Discussions Trundle OnGovernor Wolf continues to put forth a brave face as the effort to fund the state’s new budget remains in limbo.
Fake Minister, 2nd Man Charged With Forcing Addicts To StealAuthorities say a self-styled minister who claimed to run a Pennsylvania transitional housing program held at least five drug addicts against their will and forced them to steal expensive videogame systems and provide sex in exchange for crack cocaine and heroin.
Pennsylvania Senate Approves New, Higher TaxesThe Pennsylvania Senate has passed legislation to balance the state budget that includes heavy borrowing and some tax increases.
Taxes, Borrowing & Gaming At The Heart Of Pa. Budget ImpassePennsylvania has a new budget but still no plan to pay for it.
Pa. Budget Revenue Talks Grind OnWhile no increases in sales or income taxes have been proposed, other taxes have been discussed
At Pa. Capitol, Budget Negotiations Drag OnThe state Senate returned to session Monday but ended up with nothing to show for it.
Unbalanced Pa. State Budget Bill Becomes LawPennsylvania's $32 billion state budget bill became law Tuesday, even though it is badly out of balance.
Pa. Budget In Limbo As Midnight Deadline For Revenue Plan NearsWolf has until midnight to sign the budget, allow it to become law without signing it, or veto it in whole or in part.
Pennsylvania Lawmaker Charged With DUI Near State CapitolA Pennsylvania state lawmaker is facing driving-under-the-influence charges after being pulled over in suburban Harrisburg following a session day in the Capitol.
Lawmakers Prep For Budget Votes, Await Plan To Pay For ItPennsylvania lawmakers will take up a $32 billion bipartisan spending package on the state fiscal year's final day, although lawmakers don't know how it'll be paid for.
Gov. Wolf: Pension Reform Benefits Employees & Taxpayers Pennsylvania is moving to cut costs again in its big public pension plans, among the nation's most troubled.