Government & Politics

Pa. Senate passes pension forfeiture bill, report

A quick one from our colleagues at Capitolwire, who report this morning that the Senate has approved legislation that would expand the list of offenses that would require public employees and officials to forfeit...

Gov. Tom Wolf wants a higher minimum wage and more money for teachers —...

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to raise the minimum wage, increase the base salary for teachers, and invest heavily in workforce development.

‘Pennsylvania must do better:’ Advocacy community splits on Wolf’s budget plan

Where you stand on the administration's proposal for the fiscal year that starts on July 1 largely depends on where you sit.

It’s our birthday! It’s your budget day! | Tuesday Morning Coffee

A Wolf budget. A Trump State of the Union. What could possibly go wrong?

Read the full text of Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019 budget address

The administration's $34 billion spending plan increases state spending by nearly $1 billion without any major tax increases.

Five takeaways from Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2019-20 budget

From a minimum wage increase to a new fee on municipalities

Looking to improve Pa’s business climate, Gov. Wolf? Here’s a suggestion or two |...

By Gene Barr It’s the start of a new legislative session -- and a new term for Gov. Tom Wolf. The governor’s budget address this Tuesday sets in motion a very busy time in state government,...

Climate action has to be the major benchmark for environmental progress in Pa. |...

Pennsylvania can protect the environment and use market-based strategies to do it. This is how.

Wolf, lawmakers have to step up this budget season to help survivors of sexual...

The time is now to provide additional, sustained resources to help survivors weathering the storm both today and in the future.

Wolf, lawmakers can’t miss this chance to help Pennsylvania workers | Opinion

A budget is more than a series of line items and partisan proxy positions. It's a statement of principles.