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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.

19 hours ago

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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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Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.

02/16/2015

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Lyft Joins Uber In Getting Final OK For Pa. Service

Pennsylvania’s regulators say they’re satisfied with the plan by the ride-sharing service Lyft to comply with conditions for a two-year license for experimental service to operate everywhere in the state except Philadelphia.

02/12/2015

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New Program Allows Students To Earn Community College Credit For Life Experience

There’s a new way for you to earn college credit and it could save you time and money.

02/04/2015

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Extortion Charges Filed Against Former Pa. Treasurer Rob McCord

Just-resigned Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord plans to plead guilty to federal extortion charges for threatening potential donors to his failed gubernatorial campaign, according to court papers filed Monday in Harrisburg.

02/02/2015

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Treasurer McCord Resigning Immediately, Plans To Plead Guilty

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he is resigning immediately and is planning to plead guilty to federal charging that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year’s gubernatorial primary that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.

01/30/2015

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Pa. Updating Road Conditions 511 Website

PennDOT is warning people who are traveling east in the next couple of day to be mindful of the weather conditions.

01/27/2015

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After Inaugural Festivities, Wolf Must Now Face $2.3 Billion Deficit

Tuesday was mostly a fun day for Gov. Tom Wolf: getting sworn into office, followed by a standing room-only celebration gala at the Hershey Lodge.

01/21/2015

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Wolf Supporters Celebrate With Victory With Pa. Food & Beer

Following his swearing-in, Gov. Tom Wolf and a couple thousand supporters celebrated at the Hershey Lodge Tuesday evening, but it was not an inaugural ball.

01/21/2015

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Wolf’s First Action In Office Focuses On Ethics, Open Government

On the day before he was sworn in as governor, Tom Wolf joined students in Harrisburg performing community service.

01/21/2015

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Wolf Sworn In As Pennsylvania’s 47th Governor

Behind the Pennsylvania Capitol, a sea of white chairs is crammed along Commonwealth Avenue and an elevated rostrum awaits Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on his inauguration day.

01/20/2015

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Names Picks To Lead Human Resources, Health Departments

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he will name a top Maryland state official as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and a former northeastern Pennsylvania hospital official as his secretary of the Department of Health.

01/17/2015

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