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John Hanger Drops Out of Race For Pennsylvania Governor
The winnowing of the Democratic field in the race for Pennsylvania governor continues with today's announcement by John Hanger that he's dropping out of the race.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
SEPTA, transit workers continue talks
SEPTA's biggest labor contract expires Friday night, but an immediate strike by Philadelphia bus drivers, subway and trolley operators, and maintenance workers seems unlikely.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Governor's race ? seven to challenge Corbett for re-election
As of Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline, seven candidates have filed their candidacies for the Republican and Democratic primaries this May. The cast seeking to block Corbett's bid for reelection includes fellow Republican Bob Guzzardi and six Democrats: Robert McCord, Allyson Schwartz, John Hanger, Jack Wagner, Katie McGinty and Tom Wolf.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Dillard responds to Rauner's '.01 percent' comment: 'It's how he made his money'
Republican candidate for governor of Illinois Kirk Dillard prepares to speak on March 4, 2014 at a public forum at the David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Pending judge vacancy will create quandary in Greene
This time next year, voters will be signing nominating petitions for candidates for Greene County judge.
The News Journal
Playing politics with food stamps
On Friday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett - who has no problem starving his state's most populous and academically struggling urban school districts of funding - flipped his fiscal conservative script and declared that Congress needs to preserve food stamps as an important safety net for his state.
Cybercast News Service
Chris Matthews on Conservatives: 'Wild-Eyed Creatures,' 'Full Mooners'
"Do you remember the bar scene in 'Star Wars,' with all those wild-eyed creatures from every part of the solar system?" MSNBC's Chris Matthews asked at the beginning of Thursday's "Hardball."
The Citizens' Voice
McCord makes campaign stop in Luzerne County
After a campaign stop Friday morning in Luzerne County, state Treasurer Rob McCord said he and Tom Wolf are the frontrunners in the seven-Democrat race for the nomination for governor.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Will Katie McGinty Choose Jobs or the Environment?
Talking to Katie McGinty , the Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor, can be an intimidating experience.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Some non-unionized state government employees missing out on March 1 pay raise
Some 640 non-unionized state government employees who work for the offices of Auditor General, Attorney General and Treasury are not receiving the 2.25 percent raise that their non-unionized counterparts who work for Gov. Tom Corbett administration got March 1. Some 640 of them who work in the offices of the Attorney General, Auditor General and ... (more)
Where a brick is more than a brick
Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
University City Review
Hungry Like a Wolf: Tom Wolf, a businessman and former state revenue...
Tom Wolf, a politically untested Pennsylvania businessman, is the new front-runner to win the Democratic gubernatorial primary May 20, if a new poll is to be believed.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
McGinty fast-tracked power plant permit
Katie McGinty, former director of the state Department of Environmental Protection, is under scrutiny regarding donations to her gubernatorial campaign from a local coal executive.
American Revolution Museum readies for construction
The Museum for the American Revolution held a ceremony as it readies the site at Third and Chestnut for demolition and eventual construction.
Ed Rendell says reports he might run for mayor of NYC are "pure B.S."
Demolition is just weeks away and $102 million has been raised or pledged for the $150 million Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia's historic district, officials said at an on-site ceremony Wednesday at 3rd and Chestnut Streets.
Vitali demands documents behind Corbett drilling plan for state parks and forests
"We have been compelled to take this action because this information has not been forthcoming from the Corbett administration," said Vitali, in a press release Wednesday.
The Capitol Fax Blog
Barbs and blows exchanged, but does it mean anything?
Sen. Bill Brady twice compared Republican opponent for governor Bruce Rauner to jailed former Gov. Rod Blagojevich during Tuesday night's GOP candidate forum.
Special election set to fill vacant City Council seat
PHILADELPHIA Sometime between now and April 8, Philadelphia's Democratic ward leaders will get together and handpick a candidate expected to win a seat on City Council in a special election in May. In a city where being a Democratic incumbent often means having a job for life, the choice made by those ward leaders could be one residents will have ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
For some, maglev train more than a dream
This magnetic levitation or or ``maglev,'' train runs on the test rail in Shanghai, China Monday, Dec. 30, 2002.
Corbett proposal misses the point of drilling moratorium: Rick Carlson
In this June 25, 2012 file photo, a crew works on a gas drilling rig at a well site for shale based natural gas in Zelienople, Pa.