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Pa. House votes down new Wolf plan for income, drilling taxes

Pennsylvania's state budget impasse remains in place after Republicans easily defeated a proposal by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to raise billions in new taxes in the coming years.

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Wolf budget supporters rally in Harrisburg ahead of vote

Supporters of Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase the personal income tax and levy a tax on natural gas extracted from the state rallied Wednesday morning in Harrisburg ahead of…

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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