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Budget Impasse Will Start To Hurt, Says House Majority Leader

As Pennsylvania enters its fourth week without a state budget, it’s only a matter of days before the hurt from the impasse will start to be felt locally.

07/27/2015

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In Pittsburgh, Wolf Seeks Public Help To Get Budget Through Harrisburg

Governor Tom Wolf pressed the flesh with North Hills school officials as he worked to distinguish his state budget proposal from the Republican budget he vetoed.

07/13/2015

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Budget Deadlock Approaching 3rd Week With No Talks Planned

No negotiations between the Wolf administration and leaders of the Legislature’s Republican majority are scheduled as Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate approaches its third week.

07/13/2015

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Budget Impasse Continues With Differences From Last One

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t backing off his demand for a new state budget after vetoing a $30.2 billion document passed solely by Republican state lawmakers.

07/07/2015

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Negotiators To Meet Amid Pennsylvania’s Budget Stalemate

The Wolf administration and top lawmakers are expected to resume talking as Pennsylvania state government starts its new fiscal year with limited spending authority because the sides didn’t reach agreement on budget legislation.

07/06/2015

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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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