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Chris Christie, in file photo. (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Proposes $33.8 Billion Budget For Next Fiscal Year

New Jersey Governor Christie delivered his annual budget address Tuesday afternoon during a session of lawmakers in Trenton, and Democrats responded.

02/24/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Governor Wolf Plays It Close To The Vest As He Prepares Budget Address

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he thinks there will be some “nice surprises” in the budget address he is preparing to deliver to the state legislature next week. But for now, he’s not tipping his hand.

02/24/2015

NJ Governor Chris Christie, in a file photo. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie’s Longtime Spokesman Is Leaving

Drewniak says he is not yet talking about where he will go next, and details about his next job are still being worked out.

02/24/2015

(Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at the Caln Elementary School, in Thorndale, Pa.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Gov. Wolf Fields Questions At ‘Twitter Town Hall’

From school funding to the future of coal, Gov. Tom Wolf spent a half-hour on Twitter fielding Pennsylvanians’ tweeted questions about his agenda.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Judge Tells Chris Christie: Put More Money In Pension Funds

A judge has ordered Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

Tom Wolf File Photo (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Gov. Wolf’s Plan To Fill 2 Pa. Supreme Court Vacancies Falls Apart

The plan to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has run aground now that one of Governor Wolf’s nominees has withdrawn his name.

02/23/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 22:  Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talks about his new memoir, "Known and Unknown," at The Heritage Foundation February 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. Rumsfeld said the book took four years to write and talks about his relationships with former colleagues in the administration of George W. Bush.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Rumsfeld: ‘The President’s Unwillingness To Characterize The Enemy As Radical Islamists & Jihadists Is To Misunderstand The Problem’

Dom Giordano talked with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on Talk Radio 1210 about President Obama’s handling of the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

02/23/2015

Chester County Republican Chris Ross during Monday's meeting. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

State House Committee Sets Stage For Another Pa. Liquor Privatization Battle

The state House Liquor Control Committee advanced a liquor privatization bill Monday, setting up a likely vote by the full House later this week.

02/23/2015

Teens in Philadelphia get to become city officials for the day as part of PAL Day activities. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Teens Become Honorary City Officials For The Day

Eighteen Philadelphia students are spending the day getting an insider’s view of City Hall, as part of the annual PAL DAY activities.

02/23/2015

Governor Wolf signing the order. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Wolf’s Aggressive First Month Spurs List Of GOP Grievances

Republicans grudgingly acknowledge Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s campaign pledges, but their list of grievances is growing.

02/22/2015

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Pennsylvania Senate Advances Proposed Constitutional Amendment On Charities

The Pennsylvania Senate has taken another step toward an amendment to the state constitution that would have the legislature, and not courts, decide which organizations qualify as charities and are thus exempt from certain taxes.

02/22/2015

(The Horse Formerly Known As Tyson.  Photo provided by New Castle PD)

New Castle, Del. Police Department Holds A Naming Contest For Its New Clydesdale Horse

The New Castle County police department is turning to youngsters in the community to help name a new horse in the mounted patrol.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/22/2015

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City Council President Agrees To Slow Down Effort To Revamp City’s Home Rule Charter

The City Council President’s ambitious plan to reorganize huge portions of Philadelphia government has moved off of the fast-track, in the wake of concerns by some in the city’s development community.

02/22/2015

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Democrats To Weigh Pennsylvania High Court Endorsements

Six state and county judges are vying in Saturday’s voting at the Hotel Hershey for the party’s support in the May 19 primary.

02/21/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Headlining Washington Dinner Event

The Thursday evening remarks will serve as the keynote of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Walk to Washington” event that has brought hundreds of legislators, business owners and lobbyists to the nation’s capital.

02/19/2015

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