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  • Madonna and Young: Gov. Corbett's gunfight at the O.K. Corral

    It's a trite but true political aphorism: "Where you stand depends on where you sit." If you're a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter where you sit, it's hard to see what Gov. Corbett did with the 2014-15 budget as anything but a divisive, last-gasp...
  • New poll: Corbett finds few fans among fundamentalists, gun owners

    New poll: Corbett finds few fans among fundamentalists, gun owners
    HARRISBURG — A new poll suggests that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett doesn't have the backing of groups considered some of his party's staunchest supporters. Thirty-four percent of fundamentalist or born-again Christians said they would vote for...
  • Corbett still mum on budget

    HARRISBURG — If Gov. Tom Corbett knows his next move on the budget, he's not saying what it is before the holiday weekend. Corbett has refused to sign the proposed 2014-15 state budget since the Legislature approved it on Monday, saying he is...
  • Former ASD chief announces retirement

    Gerald Zahorchak, whose one-year stint as Allentown School District's superintendent ended in turmoil, has announced his retirement as chief of the Greater Johnstown School District. Zahorchak told the Greater Johnstown School Board last week that he...
  • Corbett: No decision yet on signing budget

    Corbett: No decision yet on signing budget
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett is criticizing state lawmakers for not passing a pension reform bill he supports, as his standoff with lawmakers over this year's budget continues. "Pension reform really does equal property tax relief," Corbett said...
  • Katie McGinty running for PA Democratic chair

     
    Katie McGinty, the fourth place finisher in the May Democratic primary, wants the top spot in the state Democratic Party. And Tom Wolf wants her to have it. Wolf, the Democratic nominee for governor, has asked McGinty to be the......
  • Corbett could veto budget without pension changes

    Corbett could veto budget without pension changes
    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett said Sunday he has not ruled out a veto of the state budget if lawmakers do nothing to address pension debt costs that are eating up more and more taxpayer money. Corbett made that announcement at a news conference in...
  • Madonna and Young: Pa. tax system 'hopelessly outdated' for the 21st century

    People are asking lots of good questions about Pennsylvania's proposed 2014-15 budget. But few are raising what may be the most urgent question of all: Why are state revenues down this year by more than a half-billion dollars amid a national economic...
  • Corbett stands by his demands as end-game begins

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday said legislative leaders need to allow lawmakers to vote on bills that would change the state pension systems as part of next year's budget. The public deserves to know where their local lawmakers stand...
  • Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp

    Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp
    The Chicago Infrastructure Trust approved its second project Thursday, a plan to make 141 city-owned swimming pools more energy efficient. The proposal would not make any cosmetic changes to the city’s aging collection of swimming pools, but would...
  • Quinn spokeswoman dismisses Rauner campaign accusation

    Quinn spokeswoman dismisses Rauner campaign accusation
    Gov. Pat Quinn’s spokeswoman says there’s no truth to an accusation by Republican opponent Bruce Rauner’s campaign that Quinn had something to do with the latest twist in the tale of Rauner’s campaign donations to a former...
  • Internet gambling revenue would do little to ease the state's budget deficit

    Pennsylvania is facing a "growing" $532.5 million budget deficit, The Morning Call reported on Wednesday, and some politicians and some casino moguls see Internet gambling as a way to "help plug" it. A legislative study, it was reported, said revenue...