Wolf adds nominees for Education, Labor & Industry secretaries

Monday, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s transition team announced its final round of administration picks, releasing the names of those to head up the Department of Education (PDE) and the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I).

Tuesday, January 20, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Senate Republicans announce committee assignments

Monday, Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) announced the standing committee assignments for the Senate Republican Caucus to take effect upon organization in Tuesday's session.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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VIDEO: Corman announces NCAA agrees to repeal sanctions against Penn State

VIDEO: Corman announces NCAA agrees to repeal sanctions against Penn State

During a Friday afternoon press conference, Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) declared a victory announcing the NCAA has agreed to repeal the Consent Decree with Penn State University marking the end of all punitive sanctions on Penn State. 

Friday, January 16, 2015/Author: Alanna Koll
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Wolf names OIG, Aging heads

Adding to his growing list of cabinet nominations and appointments Friday, Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announced his picks to head the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and Department of Aging.

Friday, January 16, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Wolf budget task force blames corporate tax cuts and one-time revenue transfers for $2.3 billion deficit

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force released its report on Pennsylvania’s fiscal health and found the Commonwealth faces a $2.3 billion structural deficit fueled by cuts to corporate taxes and one-time fund transfers to balance the 2014-2015 General Fund budget.

The task force was headed by former state representative and current Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro.

Friday, January 16, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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