06/28/14 05:45 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Call it "the big gimmick." An approximately $29 billion state government operating budget under negotiation in the Legislature is likely to be based on a fast-growing amount of one-time cash items to avoid the prospect of a tax increase that would split the House's and...
By Scott Beaulier | 06/26/14 04:35 PM
Under "defined benefit" retirement programs, public employees have been promised more money than states can ever afford to pay.
By Peter Jackson | 06/25/14 08:51 AM
Republicans on the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a spending blueprint that would hold the line on taxes, but would scale back increases for education and human services proposed by Gov. Tom Corbett while relying heavily on the unlikely sell-off of the state's...
06/23/14 03:06 PM
Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced two lawsuits on Thursday against multiple major oil companies to resolve allegations they polluted Pennsylvania’s waters and misused an indemnification fund. The first lawsuit seeks...
By Ashe Schow | 06/09/14 12:46 PM
Valerie Gatto, the Miss USA contestant from Pennsylvania, believes that women need to take steps to protect themselves against the possibility of rape. Gatto, who was conceived when her then-19-year-old mother was raped at knifepoint in Pittsburgh and describes herself as a "product of rape,"...
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