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Slot Machine Revenue In Pa. Moves Up Slightly

After several down years, slot machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos rebounded in the last fiscal year.

07/04/2015

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

Gov. Wolf Vetoes Bill That Would Privatize Pa. Liquor Sales

Privatization is a top priority for leaders of the Republican-controlled House. The question now is, how might the liquor veto affect budget negotiations?

07/02/2015

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Wolf Signs Law Clarifying Background Check Requirements

Governor Wolf has signed into law a bill intended to clarify changes to Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law.

07/02/2015

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After Pa. Budget Veto, Gov. Wolf Upbeat After Meeting With Legislative Leaders

The governor says there was no resolution to the budget dispute during the meetin with legislative leaders that lasted about a half-hour.

07/01/2015

Andy Hoover at the Capitol. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Advocates: Time To Revamp PA Forfeiture Laws

The way Pennsylvania law is now, you don’t have to be convicted of a crime to lose assets seized by law enforcement.

06/29/2015

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Pa. GOP Budget Includes $5 Million For Pope’s Visit; Fate Of Budget Cloudy

The GOP budget would include $5 million dollars for security and other issues related to the Pope’s visit.

06/26/2015

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Pa. Budget Negotiations Continue As Deadline Nears

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.

06/26/2015

PA Governor Tom Wolf speaks to reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Gov. Wolf Expected To Sign Bill Renewing Surcharge On Phone Service To Fund 911 Service

The clock is running on the phone surcharge law. It was set to expire next week unless renewed by the legislature.

06/26/2015

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Pa. GOP Legislators Hope Appeal Will Overturn Court Action on State Gun Law

“This bill’s not going to come back,” state senator Daylin Leach (D-Mont./Del.) said after Commonwealth Court overturned the law. “The (current) governor will never sign a bill like this.”

06/25/2015

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Pa. Senate Approves Rape Survivor Child Custody Bill

The state Senate has voted unanimously to send the House a bill that would eliminate the parental rights of offenders in cases where a child is conceived by rape.

06/25/2015

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Wolf Advisor: Hope ‘Waning’ On Budget Talks

It’s been an up and down week for budget negotiations in the state capitol and Wednesday the situation took another downturn.

06/25/2015

House Republican leader Dave Reed speaks with reporters on Tuesday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. GOP Leaders Soften Rhetoric In Budget Talk

As budget negotiations heat up a week before the deadline, leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature are sending out some mixed signals on their position.

06/24/2015

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Gov & Legislative Leaders Dig In Over Pa. Budget

Lawmakers returned to the state capitol with a budget deadline looming, and developments on Monday do not bode well for meeting that June 30th deadline.

06/22/2015

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Pa. Agriculture Officials Take Measures To Prevent Importation of Avian Flu Here

The new restrictions apply to birds headed to live markets, and to eggs destined for facilities where they are broken open and processed.

06/22/2015

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Pa. Budget Enters Home Stretch

Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the capitol today and may not leave until there is a new budget…whenever that is.

06/22/2015

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