List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA AG Kathleen Kane Speaks About The Criminal Case Against Her

08.27.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane blames two former state prosecutors for the criminal case against her, saying they "corruptly manufactured" the investigation to cover up the fact that they had viewed pornography on state computers. ...

PA Seeking Approval To Increase Hunting License Fees For First Time In 16 Years

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking approval for what would be the first increase in hunting license fees in 16 years. The plan unveiled Tuesday would boost the cost of an adult resident hunting license by $20 over five years. The ...

PA Republicans Vote In Favor Of Historic Line By Line Veto of Governor's Budget

08.26.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The budget dance continued at the Capitol. Legislative leaders and several staffers filed in to a meeting room around 12:30. Governor Tom Wolf, flanked and trailed by several staffers, joined them behind closed doors. An hour later they emerged ...

PA Budget Still In Limbo, But A Vote Could Come This Week

08.24.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania House Republicans say they will force votes this week to override the Democratic governor's budget bill veto, one piece at a time, despite questions about the constitutionality of what they plan to do. House Majority Leader Dave Reed ...

People Lining Up For Kathleen Kane's Seat

08.24.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Candidates for Pennsylvania attorney general are lining up for the 2016 ballot without knowing whether they’ll be running against embattled Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane or for a vacant seat. Amid uncertainty over Kane’s status as ...

AG Kathleen Kane Faces FBI Probe On Top Of State Criminal Charges

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Even as she contends with state criminal charges, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is also facing scrutiny by the FBI.  The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that in recent months, agents have questioned at least three people about ...

PA Is Running Out Of Money

08.21.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The country's largest full-time Legislature will soon have to decide where it will get the money to pay thousands of employees and other costs as its surplus, once more than $300 million, is rapidly dwindling amid Pennsylvania's budget crisis. The ...

Grand Slam Parade Draws Thousands To Williamsport

08.20.15 | Bob Price

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Williamsport for the 11th annual Grand Slam Parade Wednesday night. There was plenty to see and do, as candy and other goodies were passed out to young and old who lined the street. Musical acts, marching ...

Wolf weighs GOP offer that includes $400 million for schools

08.20.15 | Bob Price

House and Senate Republicans put an offer on the table at Wednesday's state budget negotiating session to increase funding for schools in exchange for pension reform proposal that looks something like the one the Legislature passed and Gov. Tom ...

First Pennsylvania Democrat announces challenge to Kane

08.19.15 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane won’t step down, so longtime Delco prosecutor Jack Stollsteimer is stepping up to challenge her for the Democratic nomination in next year’s primary election. Kane, the first Democrat and ...

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