Auditor General Jack Wagner

(The Pennsylvania Capitol. Credit: Getty Images)

Allentown Mayor To Run For Governor

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will seek to become the next governor of Pennsylvania, joining what could be a crowded race for the 2014 Democratic nomination.


(Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham, in 2006 file photo.)

Potential Pa. Gubernatorial Contenders Aim to Impress Fundraisers This Weekend

It’s the second weekend in December, and a traditional event in New York brings with it political speculation.


(Credit: KYW's Mark Abrams)

Pa. Auditor General: Welfare Office Won’t Turn Over Records For Benefit Cards

Auditor General Jack Wagner says as recently as April of this year, his auditors were rebuffed in the effort to get information about electronic benefit transfer cards from the Department of Welfare.



Pa. Tobacco Settlement Funds Secretly Diverted To General Fund

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says more than a billion dollars in tobacco settlement funds intended for health-related programs have been quietly raided to balance the state budget in recent years.


(Pa. state treasurer Rob McCord.  Photo provided)

Pa. Treasurer Approves Scaled-Back Borrowing Plan

A Rendell spokesman says the governor will go along with the smaller bond issue approved by treasurer Rob McCord.