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(Gov. Tom Wolf addresses the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children.  DYAEYC executive director Sharon Easterling is at left.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

In Philadelphia, Gov. Tom Wolf Urges Better Funding For Early Education Across Pennsylvania

A friendly crowd greeted the governor, who earlier this month proposed $2 billion in additional funding for early education in Pennsylvania over the next four years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

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Rich analyzed two cases of teachers having sex with students in New Jersey, Governor Tom Wolf’s latest budget proposal, and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin’s assertions that Republicans are racist for holding up a confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch. He also talked with Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/18/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Beth Ann Mumford From Americans For Prosperity: ‘Wolf’s New Budget Proposal Includes A Whole Lot Of Tax Increases’

Chris Stigall spoke with Beth Anne Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the group’s opposition to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal.

03/16/2015

(Pennsylvania first lady Frances Wolf reads to a class at Fly Elementary School during her visit.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Frances Wolf, Wife of Governor, Discusses Education Funding Initiatives in Norristown

The wife of Gov. Wolf visited Fly Elementary School, in the Norristown Area School District, visiting classes and meeting with two dozen teachers and administrators.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015

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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

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Rich pondered the punishment for a student who make vulgar attacks against former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling’s daughter on Twitter, the Eagles trade of LeSean McCoy and a Vermont town’s proposal to lower the voting age. He also spoke with La Salle Professor Michael Boyle, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bile, and author Lenore Skenazy.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/04/2015

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PA Speaker Mike Turzai: ‘Gov. Wolf’s Budget Is “Disrespectful Of People’s Hard Earned Tax Dollars”‘

Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Mike Turzai spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s midday host Dom Giordano about Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget .

03/03/2015

File Photo. (Gov. Tom Wolf, during his 2015 budget address.  Image from Commonwealth of Pa. TV)

Gov. Wolf’s Budget Address Outlines Far-Reaching Overhaul of Taxes — Some Up, Some Down

Wolf called for a tax on natural gas drilling, to increase the state’s contribution to public schools to 50 percent.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

In file photo: SRC Chariman Bill Green (credit: CBS3)

Replaced SRC Chair Bill Green: ‘Would’ve Been Nice To Have Been Asked To Step Aside’

Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.

03/02/2015

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

Gov. Wolf To Propose Property Tax Relief Across Pennsylvania, Wage Tax Relief in Philadelphia

KYW Newsradio has learned that a siginificant reduction in the Philadelphia wage tax will be part of Governor Wolf’s budget proposal that will be laid out tomorrow.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

House Speaker Mike Turzai (left) speaks with Capitol reporters after the vote. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

State House Passes Bill That Would Privatize Liquor Sales in Pa.

For the second time in two years, the state House is sending senate legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.

02/26/2015

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

Governor Wolf: Saying PA Suffers From Low Self-Esteem “Probably A Poor Choice Of Words”

Governor Wolf’s remark came during a panel discussion over the weekend at the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., citing low self-esteem as the biggest economic challenge facing Pennsylvania.

02/25/2015

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Rich covered Keith Olbermann’s suspension from ESPN for tweets about Penn State, President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill, and the VA Secretary telling a homeless veteran he served in special forces. He also talked to former federal prosecutor Sydney Powell.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/24/2015

Tom Wolf File Photo (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Gov. Wolf’s Plan To Fill 2 Pa. Supreme Court Vacancies Falls Apart

The plan to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has run aground now that one of Governor Wolf’s nominees has withdrawn his name.

02/23/2015

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

Americans For Prosperity Rep: Changing The Way The State Taxes People Will Have Negative Effects On The Economy

Chris Stigall spoke with Beth Ann Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the group’s opposition to Governor Tom Wolf’s plan to raise Pennsylvania’s income tax.

02/23/2015

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