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Governor Tom Wolf announces veto at Capitol Tuesday. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Pa. Budget

Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.

06/30/2015

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PA Senate Expected To Send Budget To Governor Today

Lawmakers spent Monday advancing budget companion bills.

06/30/2015

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Christie Sending New Jersey State Police To Riot-Ravaged Baltimore

During a series of Tweets Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that 150 State Troopers and other personnel will be sent to Baltimore to assist the riot-ravaged city.

04/28/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Christie Wants To Eliminate Social Security For Those Earning $200K+

Framing himself as a politician who’s unafraid to share “hard truths” with the American people, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing an income cap on Social Security benefits as part of major restructuring plan announced ahead of a likely presidential bid.

04/14/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Christie Gets Into Heated Exchange With Teacher Over Pensions At New Jersey Town Hall

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got into a heated exchange over pensions with a public school teacher at a town hall meeting Tuesday that was marked by frequent outbursts from protesters.

04/01/2015

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Florida Governor Visits Philadelphia To Woo Business Away

Florida Governor Rick Scott spent Monday in Philadelphia, meeting with business leaders to try and convince them to move their companies to Florida.

02/23/2015

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

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association’s Statement Of Death Penalty Moratorium

The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (PDAA) today issued the following.

02/13/2015

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie emerges from voting on November 4, 2014.  Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Poll: Christie’s New Jersey Approval Rating Remains Low

Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating is still lagging.

01/21/2015

Tom Wolf on the day before his inauguration. (Credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Tom Wolf Says He’s Nervous But Proud As He Prepares To Take The Oath Of Office

“It’s a new job, so I’m a little nervous about that,” Wolf said. “But I’m really proud of the team I’ve put together who are going to work with me and help me move the state forward.”

01/20/2015

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  File Photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett Leaves Governorship With Unsettled Legacy

Whether history will be kinder than voters in assessing the governor’s track record remains to be seen.

12/25/2014

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Wolf To Use Own Money For Security Team’s Needs

Pennsylvania’s governor-elect, Tom Wolf, plans to use his own money to rent office space for state police security officers while they are guarding him at his private residence, a transition team spokesman said this week.

12/09/2014

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Spending In Pa.’s 2014 Campaign For Governor Tops $82M

The record spending in Pennsylvania’s 2014 gubernatorial race has now surpassed $82 million.

12/04/2014

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

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Planning Trip To Canada

Gov. Chris Christie is planning a trip to Canada next month, expanding his foreign credentials and building his policy platform as he mulls a run for president in 2016.

11/17/2014

File Photo: President Barack Obama and now PA Governor Tom Wolf at a rally at the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia on November 2, 2014. (File photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Lessons Learned From Election 2014

Elections are learning experiences. So what did we learn from this one?

11/05/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Wolf Thanks Pa. Voters, Says He’s Ready To Work

In his victory speech, Tom Wolf talked about the four themes he’s touched on during his campaign, re-establishing education as a priority, creating good jobs, using the state’s gas, coal and timber resources wisely and leveling the playing field for all.

11/04/2014

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