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Pennsylvania's new online voter registration draws thousands

Thousands of Pennsylvanians went online to register to vote or change their registrations in the first year of the new system.

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Pennsylvania's auditor general has some harsh words for the state Department of Education

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale on Tuesday released results of an audit showing the state's education master plan hasn't been updated since 1999

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Wolf budget plan seeks higher income, drilling taxes

Gov. Tom Wolf is pursuing a half-point increase in the state's personal income tax and a new extraction tax on natural gas drilling in an effort to solve the state's…

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Wolf says deal on taxes needed to avoid steep spending cuts

Gov. Tom Wolf is warning that steep spending cuts on education and higher borrowing costs are among the inevitable consequences if he can't get Republican lawmakers to support…

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Dems outraise GOP in race for the state's high court

The Democratic candidates for three open seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court are raising so much money that even the state Republican Party chairman says he's alarmed.

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Pennsylvania's budget train wreck unfolded over past year

It's possible that the decision this week by Republicans who hold firm control of both chambers of the Pennsylvania Legislature could finally end the state's budget impasse.

Debate continues over PennEast Pipeline

Debate swirls as proposed gas pipeline inches forward

It could be a year before federal regulators decide whether to greenlight a proposed 100-mile natural gas pipeline from northeast Pennsylvania to central New Jersey.


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    On this day: October 7

    Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades Afghanistan, all on this day.

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