Tom Wolf

Gov. Wolf speaks with reporters on Wednesday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Senate Passes Public Employee Pension Reform Bill

The state Senate has sent the House a fast-tracked bill to overhaul the pension system for school and state employees in Pennsylvania.

05/14/2015

House Majority Leader Dave Reed (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Passes Property Tax Relief Plan

The state House is sending the Senate a bill that would provide broad school property tax relief in a significant way.

05/14/2015

(Pedro Cortés speaks with reporters following his confirmation hearing.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gov. Wolf Nominee Hits Rough Spot Over Role in 2011 Abortion Clinic Case

Pedro Cortés held the same position as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of State under former governor Ed Rendell, when the Dr. Kermit Gosnell case transpired.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

File photo. (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Senate Could Override If Wolf Vetoes Bill Killing Paid Sick Leave

Drexel University Associate law Professor David Cohen says Governor Tom Wolf has promised to veto the bill if it gets to his desk. But Senate Republicans could take one more step.

04/28/2015

Supporters of a minimum wage hike at Pa. Capitol event. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Debate Over Raising Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage Continues In State Capitol

Supporters of an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour held an event at the state Capitol at which time they released a study on the impact it would have on Pennsylvania.

04/26/2015

Zeoli Show Log 4.20.15

Rich discusses the Eagles signing of Tim Tebow, politicians reactions to questions about gay marriage, and a brothel’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton. He also talks to David French from National Review.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/20/2015

(Pa. state rep. Stan Saylor speaks to members of the House Finance Committee.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. House Republicans Still Tweaking Their Rival Plan For Statewide Property Tax Relief

Stan Saylor (R-York County) told the committe that the GOP property tax relief plan, like Gov. Wolf’s plan, would reduce but not eliminate school property taxes in Pennsylvania.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/14/2015

(Gov. Tom Wolf, far left, watches as students use laptop computers to learn about human cardiac systems.  Photo by Dan Wing)

Gov. Wolf Visits a Philadelphia High School, Pushing For Better Education Funding Statewide

Going class-to-class with city leaders, Wolf chatted with students and teachers at Kensington Health Sciences Academy, learning about the unique programs offered there for the more than 400 students.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

File photo: Former Pennsylvania Treasurer  Rob McCord. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Montgomery County Businessman Nominated For Pennsylvania Treasurer

Timothy Reese, a Temple graduate who grew up in West Philadelphia, has been nominated to replace Rob McCord, who resigned as treasurer before pleading guilty to federal campaign donation violations.

04/08/2015

(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

(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

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

(Pa. state senator Vincent Hughes speaks with reporters in the state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

State Sen. Vincent Hughes Backs Wolf’s Nominee to Head Pa. State Police

Hughes says reports that nominee Marcus Brown recently received an anonymous, racist letter underscores the need to get him approved.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

File photo: A college student fills out a form during a voter registration drive. (Credit: John Moore/ Getty Images)

PA Elections Chief Says Online Voter Registration In Works

Testifying at House budget hearings, Pedro Cortes, Governor Wolf’s nominee for Secretary of State, said his department is working on details of online voter registration.

03/25/2015

(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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