Pennsylvania Governor

(A kit for administering naloxone, trade name Narcan, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  The naloxone is administered nasally. File photo by Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Gov. Wolf Hailed For Widening Access to Anti-Overdose Drug

Wolf recently directed the state physician general to issue a standing order allowing all Pennsylvanians to access naloxone, which reverses the immediate effects of a heroin overdose.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Governor Wolf: Saying PA Suffers From Low Self-Esteem “Probably A Poor Choice Of Words”

Governor Wolf’s remark came during a panel discussion over the weekend at the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., citing low self-esteem as the biggest economic challenge facing Pennsylvania.

02/25/2015

Tom Wolf poses for a "selfie" outside Philadelphia City Hall on Election Day 2014. (Credit: Mike Dunn/ KYW Newsradio)

Gov. Wolf Says He’ll Try To Get All Horses Pulling For Success of Pope’s Visit and DNC Convention

“The pope’s visit is going to bring over a million people to Philadelphia, and the Democratic National Convention will bring lots of people. These are two great things for Pennsylvania,” the governor said.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and local activists observe as Gov. Wolf signs an executive order in Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Gov. Wolf Quickly Reinstates Moratorium on Oil and Gas Drilling in State Parks

“These state lands are intended to be refuges, places where people can go to enjoy natural beauty,” the governor said today, signing the measure in 275-acre Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/29/2015

(Tom Wolf, being sworn in as Pennsylvania governor on January 20th.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Tom Wolf Sworn In As Newest Governor of Pennsylvania

Tom Wolf has been sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor, replacing Tom Corbett, a Republican.

01/20/2015

(Tom Wolf, right, takes part in a Martin Luther King Day event at Downey School, in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gov.-Elect Wolf Joins Volunteers for MLK Day Event in Harrisburg

Governor-elect Tom Wolf stopped by to help volunteers as part of a King Day of Service event at the Downey School, in Harrisburg.

01/19/2015

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

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Sparks Fly Between Corbett, Wolf At ‘Breakfast With The Candidates’ Debate

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf argued over taxes and school funding during the one-hour “Breakfast with the Candidates” at the CBS Broadcast Center.

10/01/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

New Poll Indicates Corbett Still Trailing Wolf Deeply in Pa. Governor Race

Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, was at a loss today to fully explain why Corbett is so vulnerable.

09/11/2014

(A rally for universal pre-kindergarten outside the campaign office of Democratic candidate Tom Wolf in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Advocates For Early Education Demand Attention From Pa. Governor Candidates

The campaign for universal access to pre-kindergarten is growing by the thousands and, as advocates across Pennsylvania clear, it could become an issue in November.

05/30/2014

Tom Wolf (credit: WolfForPA.com)

Poll: Tom Wolf Maintains Big Lead In Race For Democratic Nomination

Poll Director Terry Madonna says never say never, but that at this point, with a lead this big, a Wolf loss would be remarkable.

05/14/2014

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

Former Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner Confirms Run For Governor

The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

02/20/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  File 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

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett.  File photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Corbett Approval Rating Inches Upward In Latest Poll

But Franklin & Marshall Poll director Terry Madonna notes that at just 23 percent, the number of folks who think Corbett is doing a “good” or “excellent” job is still quite low.

01/30/2014

From left, former DEP sec. Katie McGinty, Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski, Revenue sec. Tom Wolf, former DEP sec. John Hanger, pastor Max Myers, Lebanon Co. Commissioner Jo Ellen Litz, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and Treasurer Rob McCord at the Forum at the Academy of Natural Science. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Environmental Issues

At a Philadelphia forum, eight Democratic gubernatorial candidates agree with each other but go after the man who wasn’t there.

01/14/2014

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