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  1. Non-profits nervous about budget impasseRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Times-Tribune

    Gov. Tom Wolf threatened to veto a Republican budget bill if it crosses his desk in its present form, calling the measure a "step backward." Mr. Wolf has offered an ambitious first-year agenda to bridge the deficit, restore previous education cuts and provide school property tax relief through a combination of tax hikes and tax shifts.


  2. Lawmakers spent $1.8 M on travel last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Pennsylvania taxpayers footed their travel bills as part of $1.8 million lawmakers spent last year on trips to attend committee hearings and conferences, research bills, meet constituents and participate in sessions in Harrisburg, a Sunday Times analysis found. The newspaper's Right to Know Law requests filed with the House and Senate chief clerk's office show House lawmakers spent $1.2 million and senators spent $600,000 for travel-related expenses.


  3. Lawmakers gearing up blight billsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Bills to attack neighborhood blight and revive older communities are getting a rollout this week in House and Senate committees. The House Urban Affairs Committee approved bills Monday to make the state Housing Trust Fund more comprehensive on a statewide basis and provide a local property tax abatement to property owners and developers rehabilitating blighted properties.


  4. Regional BriefsRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Luzerne County is seeking to have the lawsuit filed over a dispatching error in a fatal Mocanaqua fire thrown out, saying there was no apparent reason the woman killed couldn't have left the burning building when a dispatcher ordered an evacuation. Michelle Dzoch, 52, died in the May 15 fire at 76 Main St. in the Mocanaqua section of Conyngham Twp.


  5. Photo: Matt Rourke/AP, License: N/A, Created: 2015:01:21 11:34:09Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Two lawmakers representing Northeast Pennsylvania could be on the front line if an effort revs up again to impeach state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane. Reps.


  6. Five firms interested in possibly managing Scranton Sewer Authority tour its facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Five water companies interested in managing the Scranton Sewer Authority long term toured its facilities Wednesday, authority Executive Director Gene Barrett said. The authority issued on Jan. 3 a request for proposals from private companies to manage operations over many years and carry out costly, mandated upgrades of the wastewater collection and treatment systems.


  7. Four NEPA senators chair panelsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20, Lehman Twp,, continues as chairwoman of the Labor and Industry Committee, which handles legislation dealing with unemployment compensation and workers' compensation. Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, Williamsport, continues as chairman of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, which handles gas drilling legislation.


  8. Tamaqua gets economic zone designationRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    Tamaqua Borough in Schuylkill County has been selected to host a City Revitalization and Improvement Zone by the Corbett administration. "By creating a CRIZ pilot zone in Tamaqua, we are helping the borough attract new investment to spur job growth," said Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday.


  9. H.S. Wrestling: Forsette, VanWert power West ScrantonRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Times-Tribune

    West Scranton defeated Southern Columbia, 42-32, in the championship match and also posted wins over Oley Valley, 57-24; Berwick, 49-24; Tamaqua, 63-11; and Pottsville, 40-29. Stefhen Caple, Bubba Novak, Dan Mitchell and Kyle Kroptavich were all 4-1 for the Invaders, Yahnzy Ortiz, Tyreek Lozano and Jack Harrity were 3-2, Anthony Giordano was 2-1, Matt Kwiatkowski was 2-2 and Clarence Thomas was 1-1.


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