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Pa. to Establish Felony Statute for Animal Cruelty

Pennsylvania is strengthening its laws against animal cruelty. Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation passed unanimously by the state Senate yesterday that will increase penalties […]

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Wolf: I’ll Protect Medical Marijuana Patients from Jeff Sessions

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf isn’t happy with a letter that surfaced this week from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The letter, which Sessions sent to congressional leaders […]


Funding Secured for Penn’s Landing Makeover

At a noontime news conference at Penn’s Landing, Gov. Tom Wolf, Mayor Jim Kenney, and Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation announced that together […]


Philadelphia City Council Says “No” to Wolf Tech Tax

Since Governor Wolf proposed the reinstatement of the “tech tax” in his Pennsylvania budget proposal, tech leaders across Philadelphia have rallied against it, and on […]

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Good News Pennsylvanians: Looks Like You’ll Be Able to Keep Flying

The state House approved legislation yesterday that is expected to bring Pennsylvania up to date with federal identification standards. In a 190-1 vote, legislators passed a […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Investigate DNC Spending

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will conduct a formal review of how the Democratic National Convention’s Philadelphia host committee spent taxpayer money.

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Wolf Bashes Healthcare Bill in Letter to White House

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf is urging the White House not to embrace the American Health Care Act – legislation that would repeal and replace major […]


Philly Tech to Rally Against Wolf Budget Proposal

The tech industry has hit a rough patch with Governor Tom Wolf. To close a $3 billion deficit in the Commonwealth’s 2017-18 budget, Wolf has […]

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Pa. Senate Committee Advances Bill That Would Limit Wolf’s Economic Power

A Pennsylvania Senate Committee has approved a bill that would limit Gov. Tom Wolf‘s – and future governors’ – economic power. Senate Bill 561, introduced […]

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Wolf Pushes to Revoke License of Berks County Immigration Detention Center

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is attempting to revoke the license of a controversial Pennsylvania immigration detention center. The contentious Berks County Residential Center, located about […]

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Lt. Gov. Mike Stack Forced to Hitch Rides to Work

Late last week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf pulled the state police detail assigned to Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and scaled back staffing at the Northeast […]

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Wolf: Why Hasn’t Williams Resigned by Now?

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf once again called on indicted Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to resign today. The state Supreme Court moved to suspend Williams’s law license […]

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Report: Wolf’s Plan to Raise Minimum Wage Could Cost Jobs

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $12 per hour, per his budget proposal, but a new report claims such a hike […]

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Report: Wolf Claims GOP Budget Would Cut 1,500 State Jobs

Gov. Tom Wolf warned yesterday that the House-approved GOP budget would eliminate 1,500 more state jobs than his own proposed budget. 

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Pa. House GOP Passes its Own State Budget Bill

In response to Gov. Tom Wolf‘s $32.3 billion budget proposal in February, state House Republicans have passed a budget bill that calls for $800 million less in […]