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Wolf still hopes for budget deal as next proposal nears

01.15.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he is hoping for a budget deal for the state fiscal year that is already halfway over before it's time for him to deliver a budget plan for the next fiscal year. Wolf is scheduled to deliver his next ...

Capital confusion: Is there a budget or isn’t there?

01.14.16 | Bob Price

The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show is in full swing. Things are considerably slower a few blocks away at the Capitol. Right behind, “who cleans up all those animal droppings?” one of the most frequently asked questions is, “How is ...

Local Woman Competes in Jeopardy Wednesday Night

01.14.16 | Bob Price

A woman born and raised in Westfield, Pennsylvania was a Jeopardy contestant Wednesday night. 28-year-old Megan Metcalf, a 2005 graduate of the Jasper-Troupsburg Central School District, went head to head with two other contestants on the show ...

Rendell urges Senate committee not to recommend Kane's removal from office

01.13.16 | Bob Price

Former Gov. Ed Rendell on Tuesday urged a Senate panel not to recommend Attorney General Kathleen Kane's removal until a newly constituted Supreme Court rules on her request to rescind her law license suspension. “This is an almost entirely ...

Sandusky-founded charity asks court OK to go out of business

01.13.16 | Bob Price

The charity founded by disgraced former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has filed a court petition seeking permission to go out of business. WJAC-TV reported the Second Mile organization filed the 40-page petition in Centre County on ...

Kathleen Kane: Senate lacks authority to remove an attorney general

01.12.16 | Bob Price

A Senate panel lacks the authority to remove an attorney general under the state Constitution, Kathleen Kane wrote in a response to Tuesday's hearing. Kane, who faces criminal charges related to the alleged leak of secret grand jury ...

Schools group sues Pennsylvania over budget fight's holdup of school aid

01.11.16 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association is suing Gov. Tom Wolf and the state Legislature, saying it's illegal and unconstitutional to withhold state and federal school aid during a budget impasse. The lawsuit, filed Friday, asks Commonwealth ...

Kathleen Kane plans re-election effort while battling charges

01.11.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general, Kathleen Kane, intends to run for a second term despite facing criminal charges and lacking a law license, but she has not made a final decision, according to a political adviser who has discussed plans ...

Butter sculpture heralds 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Dozens of people gathered to witness the unveiling of a carefully sculpted half-ton of butter that heralds the opening of the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show.  The life-sized butter sculpture revealed Thursday at the Farm Show Complex in ...

Wolf takes jabs at GOP lawmakers

01.08.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday continued to rail against Republican legislators after their most recent rejection of a state budget. He made a stop at Alpha-Lab Gear in East Liberty as part of his “Jobs that Pay” tour, ...

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