State Lawmakers Press Wolf Administration On Unemployment Comp MessA funding dispute over unemployment claims processing prompted Governor Wolf to lay off hundreds of workers.
Delaware County Declares Storm Emergency, Asks For State AidWith tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.
Gov & Legislative Leaders Dig In Over Pa. BudgetLawmakers returned to the state capitol with a budget deadline looming, and developments on Monday do not bode well for meeting that June 30th deadline.
Suggested Overhaul to Pa. School Funding Formula Made PublicA commission empaneled to examine a potential overhaul Pennsylvania’s public school funding formula has revealed its long-awaited recommendations.
Wolf Administration Gets OK For Backup Healthcare Exchange if NeededThe Obama administration has given conditional approval for Pennsylvania to set up a health care marketplace in the event that the US Supreme Court upends the federal health care law.
Gov. Wolf Regroups After Setbacks on State Police and Open Records OfficesMarcus Brown, whose nomination was blocked by the state senate and who is withdrawing his name from reconsideration, will continue as acting commissioner until the governor finds a new nominee.
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. Official Says Gov. Wolf is Sold on Value of Solar Energy IndustryJohn Hanger, Gov. Wolf's secretary of policy and planning, says the Wolf administration's proposed budget includes $50 million to jumpstart solar energy programs in Pennsylvania.
Democratic Governor, GOP Lawmakers Far Apart On Pa. BudgetRepublicans who control the legislature battled officials of the Democratic Wolf Administration over the implications of the governor’s far-reaching proposals to overhaul Pennsylvania taxes.
State Sen. Vincent Hughes Backs Wolf's Nominee to Head Pa. State PoliceHughes says reports that nominee Marcus Brown recently received an anonymous, racist letter underscores the need to get him approved.
US Education Secretary Visits Philadelphia To Talk About Future of State Funding for SchoolsIn response, Pennsylvania's education secretary said Gov. Wolf has plans to address the funding disparity between rich and poor school districts.
In Philadelphia, Gov. Tom Wolf Urges Better Funding For Early Education Across PennsylvaniaA friendly crowd greeted the governor, who earlier this month proposed $2 billion in additional funding for early education in Pennsylvania over the next four years.
Frances Wolf, Wife of Governor, Discusses Education Funding Initiatives in NorristownThe wife of Gov. Wolf visited Fly Elementary School, in the Norristown Area School District, visiting classes and meeting with two dozen teachers and administrators.
Wolf Administration Advances Tougher Gas Drilling RulesPennsylvania state environmental regulators say they want to get tougher on how the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry stores waste, dampens noise and affects water resources, schools and playgrounds.
Wolf Administration Promises Orderly Transition to Simple Medicaid Expansion in PennsylvaniaGov. Wolf’s spokesman, Jeff Sheridan, says there will be no interruption of coverage for those affected.