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Wolf budget focuses on education

Wolf’s budget proposal seeks increased public school funding, charter school law reform

Wolf’s budget would require all Pa. communities to pay for state police coverage

Here’s what towns would pay for state police under Gov. Tom Wolf’s fee proposal: Use the database

Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget has a new way to fund Pennsylvania State Police. Here’s how much your municipality would pay

Gov. Tom Wolf again calls on GOP-led legislature to act on guns

Wolf’s proposal offers some help to communities affected by state facility closures

Proposed state budget cuts basic education funding for Carbondale Area, Dunmore

Gov. Tom Wolf outlines path to prosperity in Pa. budget; GOP aims to apply brakes. Yep, it’s an election year.

Horse racing industry says ‘whoa, Nelly’ to Wolf’s plan to raid its trust fund to pay for college scholarships

Counties don’t see election reform money in governor’s proposed budget

Wolf administration proposes increase for health and human services funding

Wolf paints a rosy revenue picture in his sixth budget proposal

Mixed House reviews for Wolf’s 2020 budget

Yudichak, Baker react to Gov. Wolf’s budget proposal

GOP reactions to budget proposal range from ‘cautiously optimistic’ to ‘fiscally irresponsible’

Legislators give Wolf budget proposal a mixed reaction

Lawmakers critical of governor’s latest budget plan

State budget proposal: Winners & losers

Choice and charter school reform are not mutually exclusive

Help districts make schools safe for kids


Financial reserve for Pa. Legislature rises for third straight year

Kail introduces ‘anti-grandstanding’ bill for potential governor candidates

Want to really honor the victims of gun violence? Do your part to help make sure there aren’t any more | Opinion


Macy’s is closing 125 stores and laying off 2,000 employees

Area unemployment ratchets up in December marking highest point since 2017


Accused Wilkinsburg shooter, alleged target face each other in courtroom

Police search for suspects after shots fired at undercover officers in New Kensington

North Philly man had ‘no regard … for anyone’s life’ in fatal dispute at Bucks campground, DA says

Marijuana possession arrests drop in Pennsylvania, rise in Berks County


Teachers, maintenance workers say Scranton leaders failed to notify anyone about asbestos risk

Chris Kelly: Looks like monsters really do exist

No elevated lead levels reported in Luzerne County schools’ drinking water

Debate over police in schools causes uproar in Abington

Not shying from problems, Harrisburg school leaders take questions at community meeting


Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are taking opposite paths to 2020 financial dominance in Pennsylvania

Buttigieg, Sanders lead as Iowa releases partial results

What Pennsylvania can learn from Iowa’s caucus debacle — and the conspiracy theories that followed

Why Iowa?

West Chester NAACP boss will challenge Sen. Dinniman in Dem primary

Health Care

Pennsylvania flu deaths increase by 7, cases up 24%

Nurse practitioners are not the solution to primary care problems in N.J. or elsewhere | Opinion

Local News

Scranton seeks court OK to continue tripled $156 local services tax

Jessup council votes to send letter to DEP over landfill leachate discharge

Outside auditor: DeSarno’s self-audit of gas card use ‘insufficient’

Reading mayor picks former Muhlenberg manager for community development director

State grants will help Alle-Kiski fire companies pay debts, buy equipment

Tarentum approves 2-year contract with borough manager

Annual Hard-to-Recycle event planned at Pittsburgh Mills

Cook Township property protected by conservation easement

Wilkes-Barre police: Register your security cameras

Lamont McClure sets up showdown over e-poll books in Northampton County; political leaders say he’s trying to ‘strong-arm’


Did workers spread asbestos at a Philly school? The district is investigating.

Michael Bloomberg rallies supporters in Philly after skipping Iowa caucuses that turned into a meltdown

Coronavirus outbreak: Philadelphia-area businesses are beginning to feel the sting

South Philly refinery sale delayed, and will not be resolved this week

Off-duty cop shoots attacker in Hunting Park

To really celebrate Black History Month? Start by patronizing Black-owned businesses

Coronavirus hasn’t reached Philly. But fear and racism are spreading.

There are 300,000 rental units in Philly. Is it time for rent control? | Pro/Con


Heinz Endowments initiative aims to prepare students for professional, private life

City schools seek to reset program that focuses on teacher diversity

Allegheny County judge reassigned

CNN White House chief correspondent Jim Acosta to speak at Point Park

Coalition seeks fairer Port Authority fares at Wilkinsburg rally

Redevelopment work moves forward at former Lincoln-Lemington senior living center

Cold weather, winter school breaks bump up region’s December unemployment to 4.5%

Pittsburgh better prepared for massive snow storms than during 2010 Snowmageddon

Pittsburgh Half-Marathon training kick off set for Saturday

Allegheny County Council to gather more feedback on police review board proposal

Chatham University’s new baker training program rising up, thanks to grant

State News

Anneliese Nossbaum lost the people she first loved to the Holocaust. 75 years after Auschwitz was liberated, she returned with her family for one last ritual.

Monroe County makes millions with Airbnb rentals

2020 hemp outlook questionable


In Exeter Township, work progressing slowly on long-closed Neversink Road underpass


State’s congressional delegation divided on Trump address

Pennsylvania lawmakers laud, slam Trump’s State of the Union speech along party lines

What did Pennsylvania lawmakers think of President Trump’s State of the Union speech?

Pelosi rips up Trump’s speech, capping off chaotic year

Trump’s State of the Union address touts economy, trade deals amid partisan flare-ups

Whitmer and Escobar use their State of the Union responses to focus on Dem initiatives

Trump points out Philadelphia mother and daughter during State of the Union

Pat Toomey: I’m voting to acquit President Trump. Here’s why. | Opinion