It may take a judge to determine whether the Allegheny County controller has the legal right to audit county-appointed authorities that handle millions of dollars.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday stepped to the forefront of efforts to ban discrimination against gay and transgender people in Pennsylvania, asking legislators to send him one of two bills that languished in committee last session.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that he will nominate justices to temporarily fill two vacancies on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Advocates for legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania are confident that a change in administration and in legislative attitudes will lead to a bill that is more complete and progressive than a watered-down measure that died last year.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf met Tuesday with families advocating for the legalization of medical marijuana, one of several signs the issue may have new traction at the Capitol.
HARRISBURG — Senate Republicans moved Tuesday over the objection of Gov. Tom Wolf toward confirming nominations made by former Gov. Tom Corbett.
Saying they were concerned about comments received during a public hearing last week, Peters council Monday voted unanimously to form a special group to help determine if gas well drilling should be allowed in the township, and, if so, where.
A trap-and-euthanize deer management program has been approved in Mt. Lebanon.
HARRISBURG — Senate Republicans joined the fired director of the state Office of Open Records in a lawsuit Monday contesting Gov. Tom Wolf’s dismissal of the records chief.
HARRISBURG (AP) — A leading advocate of open government is calling on Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to reconsider his firing of his predecessor’s appointee as director of Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records.
Laurel Development will have to wait until Feb. 18 for action on its conditional use and preliminary plan submission for its proposed Pinnacle Point subdivision in South Fayette.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — One of the main figures in a northeastern Pennsylvania juvenile justice scandal has been disbarred from the practice of law in the commonwealth.
When the police give you an order, you might want to consider not only your rights, but also certain realities, a panel of advocates and law enforcement officials told an East Liberty audience today.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto began his reality TV career on “Undercover Boss.” But on Friday, controversy surrounding his appearance on the show resembled an outtake of "Dance Moms."
HARRISBURG — The chief of Pennsylvania’s Office of Open Records, fired Thursday by Gov. Tom Wolf, followed through on his promise to show up anyway Friday morning.
After receiving only one development proposal for the Star City property, South Fayette officials will accept another round of submissions, which includes for the first time an option for applicants to purchase the land.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has won a state Supreme Court order barring a district attorney from bringing criminal charges against her until the high court rules on her challenge to the legal status of the special prosecutor who built the case against her.
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday announced that he had fired the newly appointed head of the state Office of Open Records, saying his appointment during the final days of the Corbett administration was “anything but open and transparent.”
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators will serve in key subcommittee posts, leaders of the Senate Finance Committee announced today.
Former state Rep. Erin Molchany has been named director of Gov. Tom Wolf’s southwestern Pennsylvania office.
HARRISBURG — A proposal to give the Legislature new authority in determining which charitable organizations deserve tax exemptions gives too much power to state lawmakers, according to a coalition of local government officials and organized labor.