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.
Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.”
Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep beneath state parks and forests.
A grand jury is recommending that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be criminally charged on allegations she leaked information to a newspaper.
Governor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald’s bid for re-election as county executive.
Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget secretary, acknowledged on Wednesday a shortfall in revenues and unexpected expenses in the current budget, shortfalls that the Corbett administration says require additional adjustment
For a prosecution that began with such a bang, as Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the indictments — “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been corrupted by improper political influence from its very own officials” — it ends with plea deals and not a single official sentenced to jail time.
It’s taken over six years and cost more than $100 million, but today, PennDOT and the governor gathered to mark the complete reopening of Route 28.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is restricting members of his transition team from accepting gifts of any kind, a ban that he soon plans to extend throughout the executive branch of state government.
The following editorial discussed the outcome of the Midterm Elections.
Ask Gov. Tom Corbett why he lost reelection, and he has a pretty simple answer.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.
Democrat Tom Wolf sent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to a historic defeat, making him the first incumbent to lose in the four decades since Pennsylvania’s chief executive was allowed to seek re-election.
The polls have opened in Pennsylvania’s history-making race for governor.
Tens-of-thousands are expected to head to the polls today here in Pennsylvania.