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  • House moves to restore prisons money vetoed by Wolf 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 6:28 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he will veto legislation passed by the state House of Representatives to restore nearly $1 billion for state prisons.

  • The Latest: Pennsylvania AG vows to continue email probe story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 3:32 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest on the Pennsylvania Senate's plan for a vote on Wednesday to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

  • Educators back Wolf, but skeptical he'll win over lawmakers 
    Updated: Feb-10-16 11:17 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania educators are happy to see Gov. Tom Wolf advocating for another big boost in aid to public schools in his second budget proposal, but they are skeptical that he will secure a significant victory from the state Legislature since he's yet to secure victory in his first attempt.

  • Pennsylvania stuck in historic budget gridlock story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 3:15 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July.

  • The Latest: Wolf seeks $3 billion tax hike amid gridlock 
    Updated: Feb-09-16 11:41 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal to the state Legislature for the 2016-17 fiscal year that begins July 1 (all times local):

  • Wolf to float new budget plan amid fight over current one 
    Updated: Feb-06-16 9:08 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Wolf is scheduled to release his 2016-17 budget proposal for the fiscal year that begins July 1. After an unresolved fight with the Republican-controlled Legislature, the Democrat is the first governor in modern Pennsylvania history to come to this point with substantial portions of the budget for the current fiscal year still in limbo. Wolf has made some revelations about what he will propose Tuesday, and here is a look at what is unfinished and what may be a part of his budget package.

  • Wolf signs 2-year halt in Keystone Exams' graduation mandate 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 1:22 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A requirement that Pennsylvania students pass the Keystone Exams to graduate high school was put on hold Wednesday for at least two years, although Gov. Tom Wolf said he remains committed to accountability.

  • Police: Man killed woman who rejected his advances at a bar 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 10:30 am

    PITTSBURGH - Police say a Pennsylvania man shot and killed a woman just moments after she rejected his advances at a bar.

  • Changing Harrisburg will take longer than a year, Wolf says 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 12:49 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrat Tom Wolf's first year as Pennsylvania governor was consumed by a knock-down, drag-out budget fight, and perhaps it had to be expected.

  • House votes to tweak education funding distribution 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 5:51 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted Tuesday to stop Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's use of a formula that targets extra subsidy money for school districts hardest-hit by past spending cuts, charging that he lacks that authority.

  • GOP push to free cash for state-related universities fails 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 8:27 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A push by the state House Republican majority to bypass a months-old state budget standoff and free up $578 million for state-related universities foundered Monday as party leaders failed to attract the required two-thirds majority.

  • Shapiro to run for Pennsylvania attorney general 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 8:06 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Josh Shapiro, the chairman of Montgomery County's commissioners, said Monday that he is running for state attorney general, joining a crowded field vying to succeed the embattled Kathleen Kane in the November election.