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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)
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19 hrs ago
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.
Rep. Swanger supports new, no-surface impact leasing on state lands: PennLive letters
I do not believe that we need to, nor should we, lease out more state-owned land for gas development that involves any surface disturbance to state lands.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The Times Leader
LCCC professor plays Penn to the hilt
William Kashatus is a history professor at Luzerne County Community College. He has authored more than a dozen books and is a regular contributor to the History News Service, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Pennsylvania Heritage.
Brian Roberts' Jewish Roots and Outsized Ambition Drive Comcast's Rise in Media
A huge merger may turn the son of a Philadelphia Jewish entrepreneur into one of the most powerful Americans in the media industry.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Philadelphia Public Record
City Hall Sam: Steamy Struggles Enliven State Rep Races
STATE SEN. Mike Stack, State Rep. Brendan Boyle, Councilman Bobby Henon and officials of Local 492 Bakery, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union protest closing of former Nabisco plant by Mondelez International, which is moving operations out of state, costing 500 jobs.
Former Montana Governor Joins MSNBC as a Contributor
Former Pennsylvania Governor and MSNBC contributor Ed Rendell now has a fellow former Democratic Governor as a colleague: former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Big spending has poll respondents crying a Wolfa
It may be true, as the Beatles told us a half-century ago, that money can't buy you love, but clearly, it can buy a person name recognition, and quite possibly a major-party nomination for a top government post.
Philadelphia Gay News
Senior center officially open
BROTHERLY LOVE: The Rev. Jesse Anderson spoke on behalf of his brother, the late John C. Anderson, at the Feb. 24 opening of his namesake, the city's LGBT-friendly senior residences.
From the rural 'T', a public school funding SOS: Priya Abraham
The message - really an SOS - about public school funding came from rural Tioga County, but it's one most Pennsylvanians have grown used to hearing.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Morning Call
Study finds few improvements with 'medical homes'
A trendy model of health-care known as "medical homes" may still provide cost savings and quality improvements, health care experts say, despite findings to the contrary from a study of hundreds of thousands of patients at southeastern Pennsylvania medical practices.