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PA Republicans Win Several State Races

11.05.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Republicans are expanding their margins with wins in critical legislative races, taking open seats and sending some House and Senate Democratic incumbents down in defeat. Incomplete results from yesterday's election show Republicans ...

PA Elects Tom Wolf For Governor

11.05.14 | Terry Diener

Businessman Tom Wolf has been elected governor after spending $10 million of his own money on a powerful TV ad campaign that helped send Governor Tom Corbett to a historic defeat. With yesterday's victory, the Democrat will be Pennsylvania's 47th ...

PA Legislators to Get Penalties in Email Scandal

11.04.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office this week intends to outline disciplinary actions taken against current employees who might have sent or received sexually explicit emails from 2008 to 2012, but Kane won't release names of ...

Obama Stumps for PA Gubernatorial Candiate Tom Wolf

11.03.14 | Terry Diener

President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were in Pennsylvania Sunday trying to influence the state's rave for governor. Obama appeared on Temple University's campus with Democrat Tom Wolf in the evening. Meanwhile, Republican ...

Philadelphia company to Build Three Natural Gas-Powered Electrical Plants

11.03.14 | Terry Diener

The (Williamsport) Sun-Gazette reports that construction on the Natural Gas-fired Electric plant in Bradford County and two plants in Tioga County could begin as early as next year. Officials said each plant will cost about $20 million. IMG ...

PA Sees Dwindling Absentee Ballots Before Election

10.31.14 | Terry Diener

The low numbers aren't a good sign for campaigns hoping for a high voter turnout November 4th in Pennsylvania. Voters have until October 31st to return absentee ballots, and members of the military have to mail them by November 3rd. Statewide, ...

PA Governor to Fill Two Supreme Court Seats

10.30.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Senate leaders say a potential deal is in the wind for the next governor, whether it's Republican Gov. Tom Corbett or Democratic nominee Tom Wolf, to nominate a Republican and a Democrat to fill two Supreme Court seats until voters ...

Gap Narrows, But Wolf Still Leads in Polls

10.30.14 | Terry Diener

According to a new Franklin and Marshall poll, the governor’s race tightened considerably in the last month, but Republican Governor Tom Corbett still trails Democratic challenger Tom Wolf by a wide margin. Wolf had the support of 53 percent ...

Freeh Report Won't Be Re-Examined

10.29.14 | Terry Diener

Penn State's trustees aren't going to take a fresh look at the 2012 report the university commissioned into how the Jerry Sandusky scandal was handled. The board voted 17-to-9 Tuesday against a resolution by an alumni-elected trustee to comb ...

Another Possible Frein Sighting

10.29.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania State Police are reporting another possible sighting of the suspect in the deadly ambush of a state trooper. Eric Frein has eluded a manhunt for the past month and a half. A police spokeswoman says a resident reported the possible ...

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