List by Category: Pennsylvania News

PA Gov-Elect Names Cabinet

12.16.14 | Terry Diener

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced the names of more than 250 people on Monday that will review state agencies, commissions and various issue areas as part of his transition team. Wolf named the chairmen and women for the review teams last week. The ...

PA Attorney General Kane Criticized For Info Leaks

12.15.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's chief justice took a swipe Saturday at embattled Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, saying some information made public by her office about a 2009 investigation was covered by state secrecy laws. It means Kane's ...

PA Lawmakers Consider Natural Gas Tax

12.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Republican leader of the Pennsylvania senate says he's open to taxing natural gas in the Keystone state. Newly elected Senate Majority leader Jake Corman told the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association forum this weekend he was willing to ...

PA Prosectutors Crack Down on Two-County Drug Circle

12.12.14 | Terry Diener

Twenty-four suspected drug dealers selling mostly heroin were charged by state narcotics agents Thursday. This, after a street-level sweep that brought together more than a dozen law enforcement agencies to fight heroin trafficking in Armstrong and ...

PA Governor-Elect Wolf Announces Transistion Team

12.12.14 | Terry Diener

Governor-elect Tom Wolf on Thursday named 34 people he appointed to catch him up on the state of state agencies.The members of Wolf's transition team will act as review heads for state agencies and issue areas, attempting to identify challenges in ...

D-E-P Expands PA Forests

12.11.14 | Terry Diener

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is adding 971 acres to Pennsylvania’s state forest system by adding seven separate tracts to Bald Eagle, Gallitzin, Lackawanna, Rothrock, Tiadaghton and Tuscarora state forests. These ...

PA Governor-Elect Wolf Staffs Cabinet

12.11.14 | Terry Diener

Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has begun filling key positions on his senior staff roster. Wolf on Wednesday announced he had selected John Hanger to be his new secretary of Policy and Planning, a high-profile job that involves helping the governor ...

PA's Attorney General Kane Makes Staff Adjustments

12.10.14 | Terry Diener

As she faces a grand jury probe into alleged leaks, Attorney General Kathleen Kane is once again reshuffling her top staff. On Tuesday, Kane named a former top aide to the Arkansas attorney general as her chief of staff. Kane also said she will be ...

Some PA Drilling Companies to Pay Workers Backwages

12.10.14 | Terry Diener

Following a two-year U.S. Department of Labor investigation, a newly released report says contractors involved in natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania and West Virginia must pay nearly $4.5 million in back wages to ...

PA's Grove City Partners with NY's King's College

12.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Under the partnership program, Grove City College will send up to three students a year to study for a semester at The King's College. The students in Grove City's Entrepreneurship, Business, and Communications & Visual Arts programs will be ...

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