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Wolf to cap Inaugural Committee donations

   December 10, 2014 11:26 am

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said he is committed to transparency. So far, so good. Wolf said he will disclose all funding sources over $500 for his Inaugural Committee at There will be two disclosure dates: Jan. 15 and March 30. Also, Wolf will cap all donations for his Inaugural Committee at $50,000. Wolf’s inauguration is…

PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs – 12/5 edition

   December 5, 2014 4:14 pm

Tom Wolf, Kathleen Kane and the GOP all get mentions.  Check it out here, and enjoy your weekend. –Kevin Flowers

Wolf to meet with Obama on economy

   December 5, 2014 8:32 am

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf and six other governors elect will visit the White House today. Wolf and the other incoming governors will meet with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and several cabinet officials, according to Wolf’s spokesman, Jeff Sheridan. Their talk will focus on the economy. Wolf is the only Democrat among the soon-to-be governors meeting…

Wiley says there are solutions to budget crunch

   December 2, 2014 4:08 pm

State Sen. Sean Wiley is bracing for a tough budget message Wednesday from the Tom Corbett administration. Wiley said he expects Budget Secretary Charles Zogby, in a mid-year budget briefing, to announce a projected deficit of $2 billion by the end of the state’s fiscal year. That will mean some tough decisions for the GOP-controlled Legislature…

PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   November 21, 2014 4:28 pm

Kathleen Kane is among those mentioned.  Check it out here. Have a great weekend, folks. –Kevin Flowers

Kelly says Obama immigration stand is political

   November 21, 2014 3:27 pm

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., didn’t much care for President Barack Obama’s announcement on immigration Thursday night. Among other things, Kelly suggested  it was kingly — and not in a good way. Here is the full test of Kelly’s statement: “Last night’s announcement by the president was 100 percent about politics, not…

Bus tour urges Clinton presidential bid

   November 20, 2014 11:03 am

The Ready for Hillary grassroots tour bus  – minus former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton – continues to make the rounds of college campuses. The campaign-style bus is the creation of Ready for Hillary, a super PAC urging Clinton to run for president. The bus is going to college campuses as the PAC works to…

Report: McCord not running for Senate seat

   November 17, 2014 10:56 am

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey will get a Democratic competitor in his bid for re-election in 2016. But one potential opponent has taken himself out of consideration. State Treasurer Rob McCord won’t run against Toomey, R-Pa., according to PoliticsPA, the online political site. McCord, however, believes Democrats have “a great shot” at winning the seat, and hopes to help achieve that…

PoliticsPA Ups & Downs – 11/14 edition

   November 14, 2014 4:41 pm

  Katie McGinty makes this week’s list.  Check it out here, and have a great weekend. –Kevin Flowers.

AG Kane expected at office this month

   November 13, 2014 3:36 pm

  Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane, who was involved in a car accident in October, is expected back at the office Nov. 24, her office said today. The office released a detailed account of the accident and Kane’s injuries. Here is that release: “On the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, Attorney General Kane was involved in a…

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