Terry Madonna

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

Budget Messaging War: Helping Or Hurting?

Republican Dave Reed, the state House majority leader, admits mailboxes in Pennsylvania are being filled by people on both sides of the budget debate, but he notes the pro-Wolf mailers go to GOP lawmakers, too.

07/19/2015

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

Analysts: Long PA Budget Stalemate Likely

All signs point to a longer rather than shorter budget standoff.

07/06/2015

Senator John Rafferty in file photo (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Suburban GOP State Senator To Announce AG Run

Suburban Philadelphia Republican state Senator John Rafferty is scheduled to announce his candidacy for attorney general this week.

06/16/2015

(Jim Kenney, at a March 31st mayoral forum at Central High School.  Image from PCNTV)

Politicial Analysts See A Kenney Endorsement As Signal That Some Issues Trump Race

Kenney, who is white, nabbed the endorsement of a group of African-American political leaders known as the Northwest Coalition over rival Anthony Wiliams, who is black.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

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Democratic Phila. Helps State House GOP Grow Its Majority

The seat formerly held by now Democratic Congressman Brendan Boyle went to Martina White, who will now become only the second Republican member of Philadelphia’s delegation to the state House.

03/29/2015

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

F&M Poll Shows Support For Wolf’s Tax Proposals

A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows support for Governor Wolf’s proposal to restructure the state’s taxes.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/26/2015

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Analyst: Wolf Budget Strategy Clever, But Still A Tough Sell

A prominent political analyst says Governor Wolf’s decision to couple property tax relief with income and sales tax hikes gives him the best chance to get his budget proposal through the legislature.

03/08/2015

File Photos of Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.  (Corbett photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images, Wolf File Photo by Tony Romeo/KYW)

New Poll Shows Corbett Chipping Away At Wolf’s Lead In Race For Governor

According to the latest Franklin and Marshall College poll, Wolf now has a 13 point lead over Governor Corbett among likely voters. Corbett was once trailing by more than 20 points.

10/29/2014

File Photos of Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.  (Corbett photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images, Wolf File Photo by Tony Romeo/KYW)

Candidates For Pennsylvania Governor Waiting For Final Report Card

Time is running out in the most expensive race ever for Pennsylvania governor.

10/28/2014

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

Corbett At Point Of No Return, Pollsters Say

Gov. Tom Corbett’s performance in the latest Franklin and Marshall College poll is very low.

10/11/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Lewd Email Scandal In Harrisburg Continues To Grow

The scandal over lewd emails in the Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office has already brought the resignation of two state officials. Many are now calling for an outside investigation into just what’s going on.

10/04/2014

(Immigration reform advocates demonstrate outside the Philadelphia ICE office, at 16th and Callowhill Streets.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Philadelphia, A Push For Quicker Action on Unauthorized Immigrants

Immigration reform advocates say that months of protests have fallen on deaf ears and, with November elections approaching, the impact of broken promises will be visible at the polls.

09/17/2014

PA Governor Tom Corbett. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

PA Governor’s Race Poll Grabbing Attention

A recent poll on the race for Pennsylvania governor has raised some eyebrows – and not just because of the results.

08/03/2014

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Corbett Seeks To Change View Of Education Record 

A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of Corbett’s job performance is his record on education.

07/19/2014

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

Corbett’s Legislative Strategy In Question

Governor Tom Corbett’s strategy of dealing with the legislature is being scrutinized after his decision to veto part of the new state budget riled leaders of his own party.

07/13/2014

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