Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania lawmakers leave town without plan to pay for $31.5B budget

HARRISBURG – Negotiations on how to pay for a $31.5 billion budget stalled Friday with lawmakers leaving town for the long holiday weekend. They could be ...

Kane impeachment investigation sparks debate over cost

HARRISBURG — A state House panel Tuesday approved issuing subpoenas to obtain documents and testimony as part of an investigation to determine if Attorney General ...

Pa. House to vote on $31.5B budget with iGaming, tobacco taxes

HARRISBURG — The House Appropriations Committee on Monday approved a $31.5 billion state budget that raises taxes on cigarettes and smokeless tobacco and relies on ...

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to issue subpoenas in Kane impeachment

HARRISBURG — A Montgomery County Republican chairing a subcommittee examining impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane said he is calling a meeting Tuesday to ...

House OKs legalization of online gambling, daily fantasy sports but not club, bar video terminals

HARRISBURG — The state House on Wednesday approved legislation to legalize online gambling and daily fantasy sports, after pulling a provision that would have allowed ...

Retroactive provision of child abuse bill debate

HARRISBURG — Advocates and opponents of legislation expanding the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse debated the issue Monday at a Senate hearing, but ...

Wolf delaying lawmakers' 2015 grants as budget deadline looms

HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's top aides told Senate Republican leaders he won't release economic development grants approved by lawmakers until he gets a ...

Pennsylvania tax incentive plan played major role in luring Shell cracker plant

HARRISBURG — Almost four years after he signed a tax incentive bill meant to lure Royal Dutch Shell to Pennsylvania, former Gov. Tom Corbett awoke ...

Investigation puts scrutiny on lobbyists, political ties

HARRISBURG — For lawmakers seeking campaign help and the lobbyists who want to influence them, the path to power can run through the same offices ...

Another spokesman for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane calls it quits

HARRISBURG — Chuck Ardo lasted for more than a year as press secretary for Attorney General Kathleen Kane, but it became "increasingly difficult for me ...

Estey guilty plea may not be end of sting

HARRISBURG — A guilty plea to wire fraud entered Tuesday by former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell's chief of staff may not be the last of ...