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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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Gov. Wolf Urging Independent Boards To Ban Gifts To Employees

Gov. Tom Wolf is urging more than two dozen independent state commissions, authorities and other agencies to ban gifts to their employees.

02/03/2015

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Gov. Wolf Signs Moratorium On Fracking On State Lands

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.

01/29/2015

Overhead signs on the Long Island Expressway warn motorists of storm conditions on January 26, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City. Much of the Northeast is bracing for a major winter storm which is expected to bring blizzard conditions and 10 to 30 inches of snow. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Turnpike Travel Restrictions In Effect As Winter Storm Slams East Coast

A massive winter storm is making its way up the East Coast. Our area will avoid the brunt of the storm, but it will have an effect on travel.

01/27/2015

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Northeast Prepares For More Snow, Many Flights Cancelled

Although it might not seem like it, Pittsburgh is a lot better off than many other areas in the North East.

01/26/2015

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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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Wolf Poised To Take Inaugural Oath As 47th Governor

Former businessman Tom Wolf is poised to be sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor in a ceremony at the state Capitol.

01/19/2015

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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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Gov.-Elect Wolf Picks Maryland’s Top Cop To Head Pa. State Police

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf wants Maryland’s top cop to become Pennsylvania’s top cop.

01/15/2015

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Governor-Elect Wolf Talks Economic Growth, Other Issues During Pittsburgh Visit

Governor-elect Tom Wolf called a press conference in Pittsburgh Friday, in part, to sing the praises of his first Cabinet appointment from Allegheny County – Dennis Davin as secretary of Community & Economic Development.

01/09/2015

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Campaign Adviser, Ex-Candidate Join Wolf’s Office

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is naming a top campaign adviser and a former fellow cabinet member under ex-Gov. Ed Rendell to key positions in his office.

12/10/2014

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