Pennsylvania lawmakers are expected to be in session through the weekend as talks about a new state budget – due Tuesday – appear to be dead in the water.
With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.
Rich discussed the continuing coverage of the removal of the Confederate flag is South Carolina, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s battle with state Republicans over the state budget, and Jurassic World being sexist. He also spoke with Erika Clemens from AFP-NJ, Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Chip Sebastian from STING, and foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski.
A commission empaneled to examine a potential overhaul Pennsylvania’s public school funding formula has revealed its long-awaited recommendations.
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.