Barely more than a month after jumping in, Pennsylvania’s former auditor general is bowing out of the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
Hanger, who served as former governor Ed Rendell’s environmental protection secretary, says the popularity of another fellow Rendell cabinet member, Tom Wolf, is the reason he is forced to quit.
The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.
Jack Wagner has been sounding the alarm over Pennsylvania’s debt, but he may be even more concerned about the nation’s debt.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general says he’s concerned that a lawsuit challenging the NCAA’s sanctions of Penn State will divert attention from issues raised by the child sex abuse scandal there.
Critics cite a number of weaknesses with the state’s existing cyber charter schools, and oppose any new ones.
Pennsyvlania auditor general Jack Wagner has issued his final report on the need for reform at Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky scandal.
The state auditor general has renewed his concerns that mounting debt at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will result in massive toll hikes for motorists.
“The turnpike, quite frankly, isn’t going to survive if this continues,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner told legislators.
At Penn State, auditor general Jack Wagner (photo) says, the president is not only a voting member but also sits as the secretary, setting the agenda for meetings.
Auditor General Jack Wagner says Pennsylvania charter schools are spending a million dollars a day more than necessary.
Under a Roosevelt Boulevard extension overpass where Jack Wagner visited today, a sign on a pillar says it all: “No Parking, Falling Rock.”
Tom Raftery has been selected to serve as the agency’s first inspector general, one of a series of reforms adopted by the DRPA more than a year ago.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is disputing the auditor general’s warning that the agency is being crushed by debt because of its obligations to provide funding for statewide transportation needs.
KYW’s Michelle Durham reports on the disagreement among Pennsylvania leaders on whether changing the system of liquor sales in the state is a good idea.