In First Statement Since Release, Veon Goes After CorbettFreedom came to former Beaver County PA Rep. Mike Veon at 9:40 a.m. on Thursday when he was paroled from the Laurel Highlands state prison after five years in jail.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats 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.
Gov. Wolf Imposes Moratorium On Death PenaltyNewly 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."
Gov. Wolf Signs Moratorium On Fracking On State LandsFulfilling 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.
AG Kathleen Kane Could Face Criminal Charges After Grand Jury FindingsA grand jury is recommending that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be criminally charged on allegations she leaked information to a newspaper.
EXCLUSIVE: Wolf Talks Election, Budget In First TV Interview Since WinGovernor-elect Tom Wolf was in Pittsburgh this evening to support Rich Fitzgerald's bid for re-election as county executive.
Wolf Claims He Will Inherit $2 Billion Budget DeficitCharles 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
Turnpike Prosecutions End With Convictions But No Jail TimeFor 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.
Route 28 Construction Complete, All Lanes To ReopenIt'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.
Wolf To Impose Gift Ban On Executive EmployeesGov.-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.
A New StartThe following editorial discussed the outcome of the Midterm Elections.
GOP Consultant Weighs In On Corbett’s Loss, Challenges For His SuccessorAsk Gov. Tom Corbett why he lost reelection, and he has a pretty simple answer.