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The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Pennsylvania House Leaders Impose Ban On Most Cash Gifts

Leaders of both parties in the Pennsylvania House have banned most types of cash gifts in response to recent allegations that some state representatives accepted cash from a confidential informant in a criminal investigation.

04/02/2014

Widener students board a bus to Harrisburg. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Widener Students In Harrisburg To Lobby For College Debt Relief

College students from across Pennsylvania are heading to Harrisburg today, to lobby lawmakers on debt relief for middle-income college students.

04/01/2014

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Pro-Marijuana Supporters Rally In Harrisburg

A few hundred people who want the state to change its marijuana laws are taking their campaign to the Pennsylvania Capitol.

03/31/2014

(Pa. auditor General Jack Wagner.  File photo by Mark Abrams)

Jack Wagner Ends Bid For Democratic Gubernatorial Nomination

Barely more than a month after jumping in, Pennsylvania’s former auditor general is bowing out of the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.

03/27/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Watchdog Group Says Ethics Probe Is Not Enough For Corrupt Politicians

A Harrisburg area activist says he’s filed ethics complaints against Philadelphia Democrats caught on tape accepting illegal payments.

03/20/2014

Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Corbett Opposes Proposal To Allow Universities To Pull Out Of State System

Governor Corbett has come out against proposed legislation to allow schools like West Chester to pull out of the system of state-owned universities.

03/13/2014

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PennDOT Begins Hauling In 20,000 Tons Of Extra Salt To Get Pa. Through Snowy Winter

Kirkpatrick says the problem with salt is not a lack of supply but rather a problem with distribution, so commercial haulers will work around-the-clock for the next week or so to get extra supplies into the state.

02/25/2014

Oregon State Beavers v Penn State Nittany Lions

Democrats: Paterno’s Son Running For Lt. Governor

Jay Paterno, the son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told party officials Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor.

02/20/2014

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Corbett Administration Submits Proposal To Use Medicaid Funds For Health Insurance

Governor Corbett proposes to use federal Medicaid money to subsidize private health insurance for adults who don’t currently have coverage.

02/20/2014

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pennsylvania Senator Says Tavern Games Rollout ‘Worse Than Obamacare’

Early returns suggest the new law allowing for limited small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns is a bust. And it could blow a hole in Governor Corbett’s proposed budget.

02/20/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

In Honor Of March’s Charter Day, Many Pa. Museums And Historic Sites Offering Free Admission

Charter Day, or March 9th, is held annually to celebrate the founding of Pennsylvania.

02/19/2014

Natural Gas Drilling ( FILE PHOTO by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

PA Prosecutor Eyes Gas Royalty Check Complaints

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is reviewing whether her office has jurisdiction to investigate complaints into the costs that natural gas exploration giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. deducts before it pays royalties to the owners of land where it drills.

02/15/2014

(Amtrak's display at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia announces suspension of all service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg.   Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Transportation Problems Linger After Ice Storm

Transportation delays linger after Wednesday’s winter storm that dumped up to a full half inch of ice on portions of the region and left hundreds of thousands without heat and electricity.

02/06/2014

Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett Signs Disaster Emergency Proclamation In Response To Devastating Storm

Governor Tom Corbett Wednesday night signed a disaster emergency proclamation in response to this week’s devastating storm.

02/05/2014

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

In Budget Address, Gov. Corbett Says Pa. Economy Is Recovering Thanks To Hard Choices

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.

02/04/2014

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