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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…

Wolf imposes ethical conduct code

   November 12, 2014 11:18 am

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is requiring all members of his transition team to sign a code of ethical conduct agreement that, among other things, would ban them from accepting gifts that could influence how they perform their duties. Katie McGinty, his incoming chief of staff, has already signed the agreement — the first to do so. Wolf believes…

Wolf: McGinty will help him work with lawmakers

   November 10, 2014 2:03 pm

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf said that Katie McGinty’s experience in government and the private sector will help him work with the Legislature on a bipartisan basis. That was one of the reasons he cited today in announcing that McGinty, who ran against Wolf in the  Democratic primary, would serve as his chief of staff. McGinty campaigned on…

Wolf goes online to offer transition info

   November 10, 2014 10:41 am

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has launched a transition website to allow Pennsylvanians a chance to interact with the transition, learn more about the process, provide feedback, receive announcements and submit resumes. Visit the website at www.wolftransitionpa.com “Launching WolfTransitionPa.com is the first step in the transition process, and it will help facilitate a conversation with the people of…

PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   November 7, 2014 4:52 pm

Midterm elections edition, and of course, Gov.-Elect Tom Wolf is featured.  Check it out here. Enjoy the weekend, everyone. –Kevin Flowers

LaVallee, Taylor thank supporters

   November 7, 2014 4:49 pm

    Democrats Dan LaVallee and Kerith Strano Taylor, who each lost bids to represent Congress on Tuesday night, thanked their supporters in separate, post-election messages this week. LaVallee’s message: Dear Friends When we started this campaign in late January, we knew it was going to take a lot of hard work, passion and dedication to…

Wolf urges cooperation between parties

   November 6, 2014 1:25 pm

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf, a Democrat, faces a tough road ahead with a GOP-controlled Legislature that was only emboldened by its gains in Tuesday’s midterm elections. But Wolf, according to comments attributed to him and released by his spokesman, said he is looking for cooperation between the parties. “I’m hoping that we can figure out ways to work…

Corbett, others to campaign in Erie

   November 3, 2014 9:32 am

Led by Gov. Tom Corbett, a Who’s Who of Pennsylvania Republican elected officials and other party leaders will be in Erie tonight on the eve of Tuesday’s election. Corbett, Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly and Glenn Thompson, both of whom represents parts of Erie County, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, and retiring state Sen….

Check out elections.goerie.com

   October 30, 2014 11:00 am

Need more information about Tuesday’s midterm election? Looking for what you find about the governor’s race and other contests?  Check out our election page for both candidate profiles and videos of the candidates. And don’t forget to vote Tuesday.  The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. — John Guerriero

Another poll shows Wolf leading Corbett

   October 29, 2014 8:22 am

Gov. Tom Corbett’s hopes to win a second term may have hit another roadblock. A Franklin & Marshall College poll released today shows Democratic nominee Tom Wolf with a 13 percentage-point lead over Corbett among likely voters just days before Tuesday’s election. Wolf leads 53 percent to 40 percent, according to the poll. Wolf holds a slightly larger…

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