Kathleen Kane’s twin, Ellen Granahan, was sued in Lackawanna County Court last month by Jacob Wentland III, of Dunmore.
Republican activists contend that Guy Reschenthaler is violating judicial ethical rules.
The governor’s veto of the high-profile Republican priority comes after a Tuesday veto of a GOP-crafted state budget.
Mayor Bill Peduto’s administration claims the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority is violating state law by withholding the money.
Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, and the Republican majorities in the House and Senate brought starkly opposing ideas to the bargaining table.
Spokesman Chuck Ardo said there was “absolutely no connection at all.”
The Senate passed a budget bill late this afternoon, after earlier approving a bill that allows privatization of liquor sales.
The governor said he would review the companion bills on liquor sales and pensions and respond to the GOP today.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale delivered a series of “realistic and responsible reforms” to the governor Tuesday.
GOP leaders plan to submit a budget that Gov. Tom Wolf says he will veto.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey isn’t running for re-election until next year, but his first re-election television commercial begins airing today.
Disruptions would be few at first but a long delay to approve a budget could cause damage as the GOP and Democratic governor remain at odds.
The governor separate letters to state workers and to the tens of thousands of vendors who do work with the commonwealth.
Also, late Sunday the Senate approved a bill that would create a statewide school district to oversee the lowest-performing schools.
Sate Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will recommend fixes for the state’s beleaguered municipal pension systems by Tuesday.
Though same-sex marriage is legal in Pennsylvania, it’s still legal to discriminate based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
The $30.1 billion Republican plan, which would not raise taxes, relies in part upon revenue from privatizing liquor sales.
The senator said the bill would help prevent ID theft and improve the response of the IRS to identity theft-related tax fraud.
Top Democratic lawmakers say Gov. Tom Wolf has told them that he’ll veto a GOP plan that does not meet his priorities.
The move prompted Gov. Tom Wolf to pledge that he would veto such a bill.
With no movement in negotiations between the governor and GOP leaders, Republicans say they will deliver a budget by the June 30 deadline.
Gov. Tom Wolf accuses Republican legislators of not negotiating in good faith.
The dismissed aide, the office's labor-relations coordinator, said a superior told him only that the AG wanted to "go in a new direction."
The bill, which passed the Senate today, sets a $1.65 monthly surcharge for any device that can contact 911 centers.
Tim Reese, 51, still requires confirmation by a two-thirds Senate majority of the Senate before he may take over as treasurer.
he 193-0 vote Tuesday condemned the movement as “seeking to undermine the Jewish people’s right to self-determination.”
One bill would require public employers to post collective bargaining agreements online at least two weeks prior to before they are signed.
Potential state Senate candidates emerge as Harrisburg sets a date for special election.
Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders Monday expressed frustration about the lack of progress in talks on the budget and related issues.
Matt Smith, the Mt. Lebanon Democrat who held the seat since his election in 2012, resigned from the Senate Sunday.
The unannounced visit was part of an inquiry into allegations she illegally leaked confidential documents to embarrass a foe.
The oil and gas trade group says state regulators are illegally considering public resources in permit applications.
At least two committee members expressed concerns that introducing online gambling would harm the state’s existing casinos.
Veon received the harshest sentence among 22 lawmakers and aides convicted in a corruption investigation.
Consumers would be able to order a shipment to their homes from holders of limited winery licenses.
Lawmakers weighed privacy interests against the interest in providing crucial information to caregivers.
Mike Veon, 58, was convicted in 2010 as part of the state attorney general's probe into corruption in the Legislature.
Sen. John Rafferty, of Chester County, plans to make the formal announcement Wednesday, backed by officials from police and firefighter
Erik Arneson last week filed a claim saying he had been told he could not be processed as an employee.
A spokesman for Gov. Tom Wolf says Marcus Brown will remain as acting state police commissioner until a replacement is found.
But some Democrats and outside organizations contend the bill could have counterproductive effects on recovery efforts.
Local speakers at public hearing raise concerns about state plan to revise long-term care services.
State Sen. Camera Bartolotta, R-Mononghela, says she intends to repay the personal loan from state Sen. Scott Wagner, R-York.
Chairman Jim Burn acknowledges that he’s considering resigning from the helm of the Democratic State Committee
Lawmakers serve up easy questions for Philadelphia judge seeking Senate confirmation for the Third Circuit
Seven Republicans voted against it, while 11 Democrats voted “yes.”
The Senate Finance Committee is reviewing proposals to increase personal income and sales taxes as a way to reduce school property taxes.
Gov. Tom Wolf fired the longtime Republican Senate aide Erik Arneson days after he became executive director of the Office of Open Records.
“We’re not going to sit here and allow the neutering process of the confirmation process,” said Drew Crompton, general counsel.
Lawmakers’ efforts are protecting 2,300 Jewish cultural and religious artifacts from militants seeking to sell or destroy them