Pennsylvania

Supreme Court upholds its suspension of AG Kane's law license

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Friday unanimously rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane's request to reinstate her law license, setting the stage for a ...

Rendell endorsement triggers courtroom experience dispute in Pa. AG race

HARRISBURG — In the competitive Democratic race for Pennsylvania attorney general, the party's heavyweight has weighed in, touching off a war of words between two ...

2016-17 spending plan set to join Pa. budget mess; Wolf to seek $200M more for schools

HARRISBURG — Less than a week before Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf proposes a new state spending plan, more partisan gridlock looms, and many Republican lawmakers ...

Report: Senate should act on Kane only if law license remains suspended

HARRISBURG — A special Senate committee recommended Wednesday that lawmakers vote on removing Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office if her law license remains suspended. But ...

Senate, House members seek hearings on stranded Turnpike motorists

HARRISBURG — As hard-hit communities continued to shovel out from under the weekend's heavy snow, lawmakers said Monday that the Senate and House should hold ...

Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.'s image, experts say

HARRISBURG — Political analysts say Pennsylvania's national reputation is tarnished by an unfinished state budget, an attorney general facing criminal charges, a convicted state treasurer ...

Grand jury judge investigating Kane's 'unauthorized' email leak

HARRISBURG — A grand jury judge is investigating the potential "unauthorized disclosure of secrecy-protected grand jury materials" in more than 850,000 emails sent to a ...

Justice's lawyer says other judges will be witnesses if emails become evidence

HARRISBURG — If a judicial panel allows evidence of offensive emails that suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin received, his lawyer said he will ...

Disciplinary counsel: Kane's law license should remain suspended

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane waited four months to argue that a Supreme Court justice whose offensive emails she released was biased against her, ...

Justices Baer, Dougherty among Pa. judges who received offensive emails

HARRISBURG — Supreme Court Justices Max Baer and Kevin Dougherty are among judges who received emails that a state judicial board deemed offensive. Their names ...

Pennsylvania's Office of Attorney General blasted for agent shortfall

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Office of Attorney General is 30 percent short of agents needed to effectively battle drug trafficking, according to Chief of Staff Jonathan ...