The Obama administration has given conditional approval for Pennsylvania to set up a health care marketplace in the event that the US Supreme Court upends the federal health care law.
Marcus Brown, whose nomination was blocked by the state senate and who is withdrawing his name from reconsideration, will continue as acting commissioner until the governor finds a new nominee.
Philadelphia lags about 15 percentage points behind the national average in the rate of high school graduation.
Senate majority leader Jake Corman said he hopes Gov. Wolf will not resubmit Brown’s nomination.
On Monday, when House Democrats tried to get a vote on Governor Wolf’s spending proposal, Republican leaders brought up Wolf’s tax proposal for a vote instead and that proposal was shot down unanimously.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Richard Long, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association, called Governor Tom Wolf’s efforts to end the death penalty a violation of the law in the commonwealth. Long told Rich Zeoli […]
The Senate Law and Justice Committee sent Brown’s nomination to the full state senate for a vote without a recommendation for confirmation.
“A Running Start Philadelphia” is a five-step plan to provide the services and programs needed to implement a pre-kindergarten system for every Philadelphia schoolchild.
The state House voted unanimously Monday to reject Governor Wolf’s tax ideas, but Democrats voted “no” to protest the tactics of majority Republicans, decried by the governor himself.
John Hanger, Gov. Wolf’s secretary of policy and planning, says the Wolf administration’s proposed budget includes $50 million to jumpstart solar energy programs in Pennsylvania.
The state Senate has sent the House a fast-tracked bill to overhaul the pension system for school and state employees in Pennsylvania.
The state House is sending the Senate a bill that would provide broad school property tax relief in a significant way.
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.
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.
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.