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GOP Bill To Privatize Wine, Liquor Sales Under Construction

A bill to allow private licensees to take over the state-controlled sale of wine and liquor in Pennsylvania is under construction by House and Senate Republicans.

06/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Work Through Weekend On State Budget

Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Sunday amid expectations the Republican majority will soon send the Democratic governor a state budget he has threatened to veto and other legislation he may also reject.

06/28/2015

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Senate Panel Approves Wolf’s Nominee For State Treasurer

Gov. Tom Wolf’s nominee to complete the Pennsylvania state treasurer’s term won the unanimous approval of a Senate panel Wednesday and promised to avoid conflicts with his official duties.

06/24/2015

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Court: Wolf Overstepped Powers In Firing Open Records Chief

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf overstepped his powers when he fired the director of Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday in ordering the director’s reinstatement with back pay and benefits.

06/10/2015

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High-Profile Votes, Fights Preview Wolf’s Challenges In June

June is crunch time in the state Capitol and the challenges in front of Gov. Tom Wolf are becoming clearer in the Democrat’s first go-round with budget negotiations.

05/24/2015

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UPMC Cancels Highmark’s Medical Advantage Low-Cost Access For Seniors

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is threatening to terminate its Medicare contract with rival Highmark, which could cause about 180,000 seniors in western Pennsylvania to lose in-network access to UPMC hospitals and doctors next year.

04/09/2015

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Board Of Governors Freezes Tuition At State-Owned Universities, But There’s A Catch

The board that oversees Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is endorsing a tuition freeze sought by Gov. Tom Wolf.

04/09/2015

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Wolf To Take Pennsylvanians’ Questions On Facebook Session

Questions for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf are piling up as he prepares to hold a “Facebook Town Hall.”

03/31/2015

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Ground To Be Broken On The Reconnecting Of Hill District To Downtown

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]

03/22/2015

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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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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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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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Gov. Wolf Imposes Moratorium On Death Penalty

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.”

02/13/2015

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