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A proposed constitutional amendment, backed by nonprofits, purports to give legislators increased power to decide who receives exemptions.
He has to narrow a fundraising gap, confront lingering reservations of some Democrats and allay what he calls a rising skepticism of voters.
The House passed a measure that would create a new payment formula for doctors and charge higher premiums to some Medicare beneficiaries.
Senate Bill 4, a proposed state constitutional amendment, faces scrutiny in the House and may not make fall ballot.
The letter was placed Monday evening in the mailbox of acting State Police Commissioner Marcus Brown, state police confirmed.
The Democratic governor’s nominee, Marcus Brown, has come under intense criticism in recent weeks.
Local clergy who are members of the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network held a news conference and prayer service Monday morning.
The state Supreme Court found that the prosecution’s comments on the defendant’s refusal to cooperate violated his rights.
Trade groups at an advisory board meeting Friday said they are being held to stricter standards than those that apply to similar industries.
The nominee, Marcus Brown, apologized for tearing down signs that were critical of him.
Some retired troopers criticize Col. Marcus Brown for wearing the state police uniform because he did not attend the State Police Academy.
House speaker Mike Turzai and majority leader Dave Reed sent the governor a letter Wednesday.
The categories projected to bring in the most money include cable television, and higher education meal plans and other fees.
Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert J. Colville said rules about judges avoiding outside influences could mean campaign money.
The governor’s proposal includes cutting business taxes and increasing education funding while meeting rising costs for state pensions.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add another 5,500 slots for the frail elderly to remain at home and avoid costly nursing home placements.
The Direct Democracy Party would allow constituents’ votes to determine the course of their representatives.
Unless the state Supreme Court rules otherwise, the Montgomery County district attorney must decide whether to bring a criminal case.
State board notes that it has been two years since developers applied for a gaming license.
Taxing nonprofits would be far more damaging to small organizations than to giant ones, said W. Thomas McGough of UPMC at a public hearing.
Lawyers for the state told a panel of judges Wednesday that education funding is not a matter for the courts to decide.
She was convicted in 2013 of theft of services and related charges after a jury found that she helped run election campaigns for her
Wolf again defended state income and sales tax increases intended, in part, to allow local school districts to lower property tax rates.
Republicans say Gov. Tom Wolf’s tax proposals would hurt the middle class, but Democrats say they aren’t considering school tax relief.
A grand jury brought charges against state Reps. Louise Williams Bishop and Michelle Brownlee and former representative, Harold James.
His budget would take $3.8 billion, mostly from increased income taxes, and give it to the state’s 500 school districts.
Residents in parts of 11 states pay 10 percent or more in state and local sales taxes, according to data from the Sales Tax Institute.
Distributors are happy, but taverns and some brewers aren’t, about the PLCB decision to allow beer warehouses to sell 12-packs.
According to multiple sources, the PLCB is contemplating a rule change that would allow beer to be sold in smaller quantities.
Diapers, caskets, candy and certain legal services are some of the proposed goods and services the governor’s budget proposal will tax.
The governor has presented his plan as one with a general fund, the state’s main operating account, of $29.88 billion. Republicans disagree.
The retired Navy admiral stood across from Independence Hall to declare his candidacy.
No one has been executed in Pennsylvania since 1999. Terrance Williams was scheduled for lethal injection today.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal brought passionate responses from politicians, the business sector and advocacy groups Tuesday.
In his first budget proposal, the governor promises to increase support for school districts, community colleges and public universities.
Retired Admiral Joe Sestak formally announce his bid in Philadelphia today to oust U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who won 51 to 49 percent in 2010.
Wolf’s budget projects that a new tax on the volume and value of gas flowing from Pennsylvania wells will take effect on Jan. 1, 2016.
“Our state is never going to get stronger as long as we make our schools weaker,” Mr. Wolf said in his prepared remarks.
The proposal would raise about $765.3 million for the state’s general fund and another $225 million to replace a Marcellus Shale impact fee
Common Pleas Senior Judge Judith Friedman’s one-sentence order means the city’s law remains in force, at least for now.
The new governor’s plan also calls for dramatically reducing school district property taxes.