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(Gov. Tom Wolf chats with students at the West Philadelphia campus of Community College of Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In West Philadelphia, Gov. Wolf Urges More State Investment in Education

The governor spoke to automotive tech students on the west regional campus of Community College of Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/01/2015

(US education secretary Arne Duncan, in blue shirtsleeves, visits the EM Stanton School in South Philadelphia.   Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Education Secretary Visits Philadelphia To Talk About Future of State Funding for Schools

In response, Pennsylvania’s education secretary said Gov. Wolf has plans to address the funding disparity between rich and poor school districts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

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Wolf Administration To Begin Phaseout of Corbett’s Controversial Health Care Program

“Part of the reason we’re doing this in phases is to minimize any gaps in coverage,” an administration official says. “We want this to be an orderly and efficient transition.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo.  (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Wolf To Unveil Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal

Wolf, a Democrat, will appear Wednesday at Caln Elementary School in Thorndale, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia.

02/11/2015

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House Republicans Eye PA Liquor Privatization Again

Even though Pennsylvania had a Republican governor at the time who made it a priority, liquor privatization couldn’t get through the Senate in the last session.

02/11/2015

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

Wolf Administration Promises Orderly Transition to Simple Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania

Gov. Wolf’s spokesman, Jeff Sheridan, says there will be no interruption of coverage for those affected.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/09/2015

(Erik Arneson, left, with his attorney, Matt Haverstick.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Commonwealth Court To Hear Complaint Over Gov. Wolf’s Firing of Corbett Appointee

Erik Arneson (left) went to Commonwealth Court seeking an injunction to be reinstated as director of the Office of Open Records.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

(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

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

Political Brawl Over Last-Minute Nominations Continues In Harrisburg

In the case of Open Records, the Wolf administration claims the director serves at the pleasure of the governor; Senate Republicans say the law was written otherwise.

01/28/2015

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Up Next For Tom Corbett: Honorary Co-Chair Of World Meeting Of Families

Gov. Tom Corbett was tapped by Archbishop Charles Chaput to serve, along with Mayor Michael Nutter, as honorary co-chair of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, set for next September.

01/20/2015

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With Short Window for Corbett-Backed Medicaid Expansion Plan, Experts Urge Attention

A full year in the making, “Healthy PA” is unlikely to survive far beyond its first month. Governor-elect Tom Wolf has said he intends to replace it with a straight Medicaid expansion.

01/02/2015

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he holds his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on March 19, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph by saying the saint is a model for all fathers and educators.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Year In Review: Pope Francis Announces He’s Coming To Philadelphia In 2015

Finally, the official word of the Pope’s visit came from the Vatican on November 17 and Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput was there.

12/28/2014

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)

Year In Review: A New Governor Elected In Pa.

The race for Pennsylvania governor was one for the record books… and for the history books.

12/27/2014

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

Corbett Leaves Governorship With Unsettled Legacy

Whether history will be kinder than voters in assessing the governor’s track record remains to be seen.

12/25/2014

(A visitor examines one of the original transcripts of the Bill of Rights, now on display at the National Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A 1789 Version of The Bill of Rights Goes on Display in Philadelphia

“It’s a great day for Pennsylvania and a great day for Philadelphia that we actually get to view an original copy,” Gov. Tom Corbett said during a speech at the exhibit opening.

12/15/2014

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