Addressing the spiking costs of school and state employee pensions is one of the main subplots of the battle that lay ahead over the budget proposal rolled out by Governor Wolf this past week.
A prominent political analyst says Governor Wolf’s decision to couple property tax relief with income and sales tax hikes gives him the best chance to get his budget proposal through the legislature.
Legislative Republicans and other critics vow to turn up the heat on Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf over his decision to impose a moratorium on the state’s death penalty.
Wolf called for a tax on natural gas drilling, to increase the state’s contribution to public schools to 50 percent.
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.
Support for legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania is building, but what might the bill that the legislature sends that governor look like?
It appears the state’s biggest basic landline provider will soon be able to set its own prices for local exchange service without approval of state regulators.
If you got or renewed your Pennsylvania driver’s license over the past four months, you may be getting a new one in the mail.
For the second time in two years, the state House is sending senate legislation to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania.
Lebanon County Republican Mike Folmer says he’s pushing full steam ahead with legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania after a hearing on the issue Wednesday morning.
Governor Wolf traveled to the Lehigh Valley Wednesday to announce his proposal to cut the state’s corporate net income tax in half within two years, from 9-point-99 percent, to 4-point-99 percent.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says he thinks there will be some “nice surprises” in the budget address he is preparing to deliver to the state legislature next week. But for now, he’s not tipping his hand.
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to fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has run aground now that one of Governor Wolf’s nominees has withdrawn his name.
The state House Liquor Control Committee advanced a liquor privatization bill Monday, setting up a likely vote by the full House later this week.
The Pennsylvania Senate has taken another step toward an amendment to the state constitution that would have the legislature, and not courts, decide which organizations qualify as charities and are thus exempt from certain taxes.