Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania’s Religious Freedom Act Differs From Controversial Indiana Law

Pennsylvania has a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, but Indiana took it a step further.

10 hours ago

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Yuengling Tops Sam Adams As Top Craft Beer In America

Pennsylvania’s Yuengling is now the top U.S. craft brewing company according to a new list.

18 hours ago

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Consumer Advocate Says Governor’s Sales Tax Plan Could Make Things Worse

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants to expand the sales tax to include a list of items that aren’t taxed now.

03/18/2015

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Governor Looks To Expand Sales Tax To Boost Funding For Education

They are things you buy all the time – from non-prescription drugs to candy to concert tickets and haircuts – and they are all tax-free in Pennsylvania. That is, at least for now.

03/18/2015

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Gov. Wolf Tours New Castle School, Pledging More State Money

New Castle Area School District gave Gov. Tom Wolf quite a welcome, as he pitched his budget plan of $400 million more in state money for basic education funding.

03/18/2015

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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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Gov. Wolf Visits CCAC As Part Of ‘Schools That Teach’ Tour

Gov. Tom Wolf is in town today, showing his support for our local schools.

03/10/2015

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Hockey Stick Used To Bash Township Truck Over Salt Beef

Police in a southeastern Pennsylvania township are investigating a hockey stick attack on a public works truck, apparently by someone upset that their street wasn’t getting road salt after recent snows.

03/06/2015

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Movie Industry In Pittsburgh Jeopardized By Low Film Tax Credit

We’re so used to movie and TV companies in Pittsburgh with their Hollywood celebrities that it’s easy to think this could go on forever. Not true.

03/04/2015

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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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Gov. Wolf Looking At Both Cutting & Raising Taxes

Gov. Tom Wolf will urge lawmakers to cut Pennsylvania’s major corporate income tax rate by half, while broadening how it is applied, to make the state more attractive to employers, he said Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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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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Get Marty: Pa. Sen. Working To Get Death Benefits For Campus Officers’ Families

The wife of a local police chief who died in the line of duty reached out to Get Marty for help.

02/17/2015

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