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ThinkFest Recap: Tom Wolf Says a Budget Deal Is “Almost There”

ThinkFest is streaming live all day. Watch ThinkFest here. Days after the Philadelphia School Reform Commission voted to borrow $250 million to stay open as the state’s budget impasse drags […]

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Tom Wolf Defends His Choices in Pennsylvania Budget Standoff

Tom Wolf wants you to know he’s not overly stubborn. He wants you to know he’s fighting for the right things. He wants you to […]

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Pa. Budget Woes Deepen; Senate Starts Vacation

We’ve all gone on vacation knowing we left a little bit of work undone. But the Pennsylvania Senate has us all beat: It’s starting a […]

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Mayor Nutter Says It’s Time to Disband the School Reform Commission

(Editor’s note: This is a developing story that will be updated.) In a major education policy address, Mayor Nutter called today for the dissolution of the […]

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Pa. Senate Exploring Removing AG Kathleen Kane; Tom Wolf On Board

The Pennsylvania Senate will look into removing embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, Senate democratic leader Jay Costa said today. And Gov. Tom Wolf […]

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No, Tom Wolf Can’t Govern Pennsylvania

A year ago today, as Tom Wolf’s never-in-doubt campaign to unseat Gov. Tom Corbett wound down to its final weeks, I asked a simple question […]

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Rendell: Nutter Mishandled Papal Visit

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here is what you need to know today. • Ed Rendell says Mayor Nutter mishandled the papal visit. You knew Ed Rendell […]

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Wolf Floats New Liquor Privatization Plan

Gov. Tom Wolf has floated a new liquor privatization plan as he and the GOP-led legislature try to finalize the year’s operating budget.

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Online Voter Registration Coming to Pennsylvania

Pennsylvanians can now register to vote online by going to register.votespa.com. Gov. Tom Wolf announced the policy change at a press conference today. He said […]

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Pennsylvania Republicans Say They May Raise Taxes for Education

After a summer-long impasse between Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican legislators, it appears a compromise on the Pennsylvania state budget could be in the offing. […]

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Big State Oil Train Report Calls for Positive Train Control, 26 Other Safety Measures

A new report is offering 27 recommendations on how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the companies that use trains to transport volatile crude oil across the […]

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Gov. Tom Wolf Names Marcus Brown to Head State’s Homeland Security

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today he was naming Col. Marcus Brown — the man he couldn’t get confirmed as head of the Pennsylvania State […]

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Report: Tom Wolf Is Nation’s Most Liberal Governor

Tom Wolf has been ranked as the nation’s most liberal governor by InsideGov, a website that tracks and analyzes government data. Wolf, Pennsylvania’s governor, achieved […]

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Katie McGinty Resigns as Tom Wolf’s Chief of Staff

Katie McGinty has made up her mind. According to Governor Tom Wolf‘s spokesperson, Jeffrey Sheridan, McGinty has resigned today as the governor’s chief of staff. Effective as of close […]

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The Brief: Another Water Main Broke in West Philly

1. It’s the summer of water main breaks. The gist: A 12-inch water main broke in West Philadelphia on Tuesday evening, according to 6ABC. It led to interruptions […]