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Vote Expected Later This Month On Pennsylvania Transportation Funding Bill

Despite his opposition to it, the majority leader says he still expects the Pennsylvania House to vote later this month on legislation to raise new funds for roads, bridges and mass transit. Meanwhile, a vote has been delayed at the request of the governor.


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NCAA’s Lawyers Go On Offensive In Paterno Lawsuit

The NCAA says a lawsuit against it by the family of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and others is fatally flawed and should be thrown out.


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Transportation Advocates: We Can Win Pennsylvania House Vote

Advocates for new state transportation funding are expressing confidence that a proposal passed by the state senate to raise $2.5-billion a year can win approval in the house this fall.


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Pennsylvania Panel Prepares For Military Base Closures And Reductions

A new panel created by Governor Tom Corbett to prepare for proposed military base reductions or closings held its first public meeting this week.


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Corbett Takes A Hit From Both Sides On Health Proposal

Governor Corbett is getting hit from both sides after unveiling his proposal to expand access to health care using federal Medicaid dollars.


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Promotion Of Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s Sister Prompts Call For Ethics Probe

“I think it’s very clear from the ethics act that she is not allowed to have a family member working under her,” Republican Daryl Metcalfe said.


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Corbett: Same-Sex Couples And Children Analogy “Inappropriate”

The Corbett administration is suing to stop the issuance marriage licenses to same-sex couples.


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Retirement Of Delco Republican Creates Opening For Dems In Pa Senate

Ted Erickson of Delaware County is the third incumbent Republican in the state Senate to announce that he won’t seek re-election next year.


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Pennsylvania Supreme Gives State Judges Power To Rule Over Public Records

By Tony Romeo HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Pennsylvania’s highest court is leaving it up to judges to resolve disputes over access to public records under the state’s Right to Know Law. Pennsylvania’s Right to Know […]


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Commonwealth Judge Blocks Pa. Voter ID Law

A state judge has barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.


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Corbett Names Former State Lawmaker True As Aide

A former eight-term state lawmaker from Lancaster County is Gov. Tom Corbett’s new legislative affairs secretary.


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Kevin Harley Stepping Down As Corbett Spokesman

Gov. Tom Corbett’s longtime spokesman, Kevin Harley, is taking a new job outside of state government.


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PA House GOP Conservatives Flex Political Muscle

The conservative majority of the House GOP caucus has proven that it can win elections and get results in the Pennsylvania state Capitol.


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Scranton Memorial, Open To Public, Set For Aug. 14

A memorial service is scheduled for William Warren Scranton on Aug. 14 in the northeastern Pennsylvania city named after his family.


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Judge In Pa. Voter ID Trial Holds Private Hearing

The judge in Pennsylvania’s voter-identification law trial cleared the courtroom Tuesday so lawyers could spar in private over how many voters may have been unable to obtain an acceptable photo IDs before last year’s election.