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    White House drops college savings proposal

    The White House is giving up on a costly fight with Congress over the Obama administration's increasingly unpopular proposal to effectively end 529 college savings plans.

    A White House official confirmed the move on Tuesday as fierce opposition to the...

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Sal Panto appointed vice chair of National League of Cities Committee

WASHINGTON

Mayor Sal Panto, Jr.  has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2015 Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

State legislators schedule meeting about gas pipeline

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HARRISBURG, Pa.

An informational meeting on the proposed 100-mile-long  pipeline that would run through Northampton County has been scheduled for next week in Bath.

PennDOT to display plans for Route 222 intersection project

PennDOT roundabout

PennDOT

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa.

Route 222 motorists are being given the opportunity to learn more about one of the highway's planned improvement projects.

LV municipalities pitch to get projects on transportation plan

HANOVER TWP., Pa.

Representatives of local municipalities began making pitches Monday for more than 50 road, bridge and trail projects that need funding support.

Medical marijuana legislation reintroduced in Senate

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Medical marijuana  legislation was reintroduced in the Pennsylvania Senate Tuesday by Senators Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) and Mike Folmer (R-Dauphin/Lebanon/York).

Tim Daley running for mayor of Reading

Tim Daley runs for mayor

Tim Daley announced his candidacy Saturday to become the next mayor of Reading,

Pennsylvania court halts any action against attorney general

Kathleen Kane

Pennsylvania's high court has, at least temporarily, blocked a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation of alleged leaks of secret investigative material by her office.

Wolf takes stroll through Capitol on 2nd day as Pa. governor

Tom Wolf inaugural address

Gov. Tom Wolf began his second day as Pennsylvania governor with a stroll through the state Capitol.