Pennsylvania

State employees being notified if names will be in report on offensive emails

HARRISBURG — Employees of the Attorney General's Office and other agencies received notices that their names are included in a pending report dealing with offensive ...

Kane not entitled to 'special treatment,' DA says

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane's legal filing intended to delay or avoid trial Monday is a "thinly veiled, 11th-hour attempt to stall the wheels ...

Taxpayers to pay $150,000 to resolve Kane 'wrongful termination' lawsuit

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania taxpayers must shell out $150,000 to settle a lawsuit against Attorney General Kathleen Kane for firing a top official who recommended dismissing ...

Hafer pleads not guilty on charges of lying to federal agents

HARRISBURG — Former Pennsylvania Treasurer Barbara H. Hafer, who began her long political career in Allegheny County, on Monday pleaded not guilty before a federal ...

Pa. halted anonymous nursing home complaints for 3 years, audit finds

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health risked "residents' safety" by refusing to accept anonymous complaints against nursing homes for almost a three-year period, Auditor ...

Trump's success with largely self-funded campaign defies usual pattern

HARRISBURG — Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman bid $144 million for an office and lost. Whitman's self-financed 2010 race against Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., earned her ...

Castor next in line to be Pennsylvania attorney general

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Solicitor General Bruce L. Castor Jr. on Wednesday effectively takes over as first deputy attorney general, a move that puts him in ...

Pa. House, Senate approve new, higher taxes in $1.3B revenue deal

HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday signed a $1.3 billion revenue bill that completes the 2016-17 budget and imposes higher taxes on cigarettes, ...

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 ...