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Pa. Gov. Wolf still considering pension bill, as budget talks resume

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf continues to consider a Republican plan to scale back the cost of the state's public pensions as his aides resume budget negotiations with legislative…

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Expectation of veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say

After three years of futility, Republicans used their majorities in Pennsylvania's House and Senate to pass their top agenda items.

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Expectation of Gov. Wolf veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say

After three years of futility, Republicans used their majorities in Pennsylvania's House and Senate to pass their top agenda items: ending the traditional pension benefit in the…

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AP

Pa. Gov. Wolf vetoes liquor-privatization bill

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has rejected a Republican-backed bill to privatize the state-controlled sales of wine and liquor amid a budget standoff.

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AP

Property tax/rent rebates being distributed

Nearly 456,000 older homeowners, renters and people with disabilities across Pennsylvania  are being issued rebates totaling $214 million through the Property Tax/Rent Rebate…

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Budget meeting between Pa. Gov. Wolf, lawmakers ends quickly

A budget meeting between Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and the state's legislative leaders ended less than a half-hour after it began.

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Chaz Smith/69 News

Wolf explains why he vetoed state budget

"It's time to stop playing games," declared the governor in a news release explaining why he vetoed the budget Tuesday night.

 

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