Tony Romeo

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Pennsylvania LCB Unsure When Decision Will Be Made On Beer Sales At Delaware County Wawa

A spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board says it is difficult to say how long the agency may take to consider a license to allow a Wawa store in Concord Township, Delaware County, to sell beer.

08/05/2015

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McGinty Officially Joins Race For U.S. Senate In Pennsylvania

As expected, Governor Tom Wolf’s former chief of staff, Katie McGinty, has officially joined the race for the U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.

08/04/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announces hundreds of charges against former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed. (credit: Tony Romeo)

A Former Harrisburg Mayor, A Vampire Hunting Kit & Criminal Charges

The man who ran Pennsylvania’s capital city for almost three decades is facing almost 500 criminal charges in an alleged scheme that seems so bizarre it could have come from the imagination of a script writer.

07/19/2015

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Pa. Budget Talks Remain Stuck In Neutral

While the participants put on a brave face, there was little indication of progress after Monday’s budget talks.

07/14/2015

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Pa. Senate Leader: ‘Impasse’ In Budget Talks

Republican legislative leaders and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf have met twice in as many days to discuss the budget, producing no discernible progress as Pennsylvania begins its second week without a spending plan.

07/08/2015

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Rising 6% in January

Commission spokesman Carl DeFebo says it will mark the second year in a row that turnpike tolls will be increased across the board, after several years of smaller increases for EZ Pass customers.

07/07/2015

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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

File photo: 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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