Politics

  • March 4, 2015

    Many aren't buying Wolf's new sales tax plans

    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's ambitious $30 billion budget proposal has certainly earned praise since its dizzying details were released Tuesday m...
  • March 4, 2015

    Mayoral candidate Williams wants to devote greater portion of Philly taxes to school

    As Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter plans to announce a 9 percent hike on property taxes to help raise $100 million for city schools,mayoral candidat...
  • March 4, 2015

    If not for moratorium, today would have been execution day for Philly convict

    Juries convicted a Philadelphia man of two murders some 30 years ago, and he was scheduled to die by lethal injection on Wednesday. But Gov. Tom Wolf...
  • March 4, 2015

    Christie proposes cutting NJ snow removal funds by half

    Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget calls for a 50 percent cut in New Jersey Transportation Department funding for snow removal next winter.
  • March 4, 2015

    Sestak kicks off Senate campaign with walk across Pa.

    Confirming what's been clear for years now, former Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Delaware County) today kicked off his campaign to challenge Republican U.S....
  • March 4, 2015

    Hite's plan for Philly schools echoes Wolf's call for equity, more funding

    Two leaders with a passionate interest in education released documents as their guiding stars for fully funding Philadelphia's public schools.
  • March 4, 2015

    Philly Council takes testimony on $15 hourly minimum wage

    Gov. Tom Wolf wants to hike Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Philadelphia City Council held a hearing Wednesday to listen to argum...
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