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Governor Tom Wolf announces veto at Capitol Tuesday. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Governor Wolf Vetoes Entire Pa. Budget

Pennsylvania will start the new budget year without a spending plan. For the first time in decades, the governor will veto the entire budget sent to his desk.

06/30/2015

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Bill Cracking Down On Cyber Bullying Sent To Governor’s Desk

The bill, passed by the Senate and sent to the governor Monday, would make cyber harassment of children a punishable offense.

06/30/2015

The National Rifle Association logo is seen at their headquarters.  (Credit:  PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pa. Court Strikes Down Law That Aided NRA Gun Challenges

Under the law, gun owners no longer had to show they were harmed by an ordinance to challenge it, and it let “membership organizations” like the NRA sue on behalf of any Pennsylvania member. It also allowed them to recover damages if they are successful.

06/25/2015

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Toddler Dies At Philadelphia Hospital After Being Found Unresponsive In Harrisburg Pool

The child, who wasn’t named by police, was initially taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon and then later transferred to Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia.

06/18/2015

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Pa. House Votes To Tweak Background Check Requirements For Those Who Work With Children

The state House has sent the Senate a bill designed to ease some background check requirements for people who work with children in Pennsylvania.

06/18/2015

The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/ AFP/ Getty Images)

KYW Flashback: The Rise And Fall Of Ernie Preate

He was the state’s top law enforcement officer – Attorney General. He was touted as the next governor.

06/09/2015

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Coalition Launches Utility Imposter Awareness Campaign

A coalition called ‘The Keystone Alliance Stop Utility Imposters’ says incidents involving criminals posing as utility workers is increasing in general, and tends to spike in warm weather months.

06/08/2015

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Analyst: House Vote Brings ‘Dose Of Reality’ To State Budget Talks

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.

06/07/2015

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Return To Harrisburg With A Mountain To Move In June

Governor Wolf’s ambitious budget proposals include raising state income and sales taxes while reducing school property taxes, imposing a severance tax on natural gas extraction, and increasing school funding.

06/01/2015

Police and Maryland National Guard members stand guard outside City Hall in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

300 Pennsylvania State Police Personnel To Aid In Baltimore

The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week.

04/29/2015

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Pa. Lawmakers Eye More Penalties For Faking Military Records

Pennsylvania state senators are advancing a bill to expand penalties for people who falsely represent their military record for their personal benefit.

04/15/2015

The Capitol Building in Pennsylvania's capital Harrisburg. (Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Manhunt, Arrests After Shots Fired At Police In Harrisburg

The arrests in Harrisburg on Wednesday morning came several hours after police ordered residents in the city’s Uptown and Italian Lake sections to shelter-in-place.

04/08/2015

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Judge Weighs ‘Mental Anguish’ Law Opposed By Convicted Cop-Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

A federal judge peppered lawyers with questions Monday about a Pennsylvania law designed to protect crime victims that is being challenged on free speech grounds, including by a convicted cop-killer.

03/30/2015

Theobald, center, at budget hearings. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Temple Prez: More State Money Would Limit Tuition Hikes

Temple President Neil Theobald, who says his school gets about 11% of its funding from the state, says keeping increases at the rate of inflation or lower shouldn’t be a problem.

03/25/2015

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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

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