PA Budget Standoffs: 'July 1st Needs To Mean Something Again'If Governor Wolf signs revenue and other budget companion bills that are now finally on his desk, the latest logjam will be over after nearly four months.
PA Budget In Limbo As Monday Night Deadline For Revenue Plan NearsGovernor Wolf has expressed optimism in his public comments since the budget bill was passed June 30th.
PA GOP Leaders Link Teacher Layoff Bill To Upcoming Budget BattleAs Democratic Governor Tom Wolf continues to promise a veto on a teacher layoff bill headed to his desk, Republican legislative leaders say the measure will be tied to upcoming budget discussions.
PA GOP Lawmakers Try New Budget TacticRepublicans in the state legislature are planning yet another maneuver in an effort to wrap up the budget for the current fiscal year… now almost nine months overdue.
State Senate Nixes Gov. Wolf Nominee to Head Pennsylvania State PoliceSenate majority leader Jake Corman said he hopes Gov. Wolf will not resubmit Brown’s nomination.
Pa. Senate Passes Public Employee Pension Reform BillThe state Senate has sent the House a fast-tracked bill to overhaul the pension system for school and state employees in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Wolf, in Chesco, Promotes Natural Gas Drilling Tax as Benefit For Pennsylvania's SchoolsWolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.
Political Brawl Over Last-Minute Nominations Continues In HarrisburgIn the case of Open Records, the Wolf administration claims the director serves at the pleasure of the governor; Senate Republicans say the law was written otherwise.
Rich Zeoli Talks To State Senator Jake Corman About NCAA/Penn State SettlementRich Zeoli talked with State Senator Jake Corman on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the settlement reached between the NCAA and Penn State that alleviated some of the sanctions against the school and restored the wins taken away from football coach Joe Paterno.
Zeoli Show Log 1.16.15Rich analyzed the agreement by the NCAA and Penn State to restore wins taken away from Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky affair, flights be scheduled to Cuba, and singer Rick Springfield's emotional testimony at trial. He also talked to Pennsylvania State Senator Jake Corman about the agreement between Penn State and the NCAA, and Darpana Sheth from the Institute of Justice about civil asset forfeiture.
NCAA, Penn State Lose Bid To Toss Suit Over FineCommonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey ruled Friday the lawsuit by state Sen. Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord can proceed.
PA Tavern Gaming License Applications Continue To LagA key state Senator says he’s giving up on the prospect that small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns will generate projected revenue.
Write-In Candidate Wins Special Election For PA Senate SeatA so-called “maverick” Republican made history with his win in a special election for a York County seat this past week.
Pennsylvania Senator Says Tavern Games Rollout 'Worse Than Obamacare'Early returns suggest the new law allowing for limited small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns is a bust. And it could blow a hole in Governor Corbett’s proposed budget.
Corbett Says Pa. State-Run Colleges Will Get Same Funding As Last YearCorbett says funding for the state-related universities -– Temple, Pitt, Lincoln, and Penn State -– as well as the 14 state-owned universities will remain the same in his budget proposal.