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State Senate to vote on whether to oust AG Kane

post-gazette.com — HARRISBURG - In a pivotal moment for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's political future, the state Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether she should be removed from office. In the high-stakes vote, senators will be asked to decide whether Ms. Kane, whose law license was suspended after she was criminally charged last year, can continue effectively running her office.

Senate to vote Wednesday on Kane ouster

thetimes-tribune.com — HARRISBURG - In a pivotal moment for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane's political future, the state Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether she should be removed from office. In the high-stakes vote, senators will be asked to decide whether Kane, whose law license was suspended after she was criminally charged last year, can continue effectively running her office.

Pennsylvania Governor Prepares New Budget While Still Pushing Old Budget

governing.com — This time last year, talk in the Capitol swirled around how newly elected Gov. Wolf's first budget was going to be bold and controversial. It was to be an early test of whether the mild-mannered Democratic governor with the polished business resume and the famously unpredictable Republican-dominated legislature could put aside political and policy differences and achieve something.

No budget yet, Wolf still to unveil spending plan for next year

philly.com — Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6:37 AM HARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf on Tuesday will unveil his proposed budget for the next fiscal year, even though he and the Republican-controlled legislature remain mired in a stubborn stalemate over a spending plan for this one.
Feb 09, 2016

Today is #PABudget day -- though it might as well be the political version of Groundhog Day in the Capitol: mobile.philly.com/beta?wss=/phil…

Feb 09, 2016

For more on Gov. Wolf's budget - including proposed tax increases -- read on: mobile.philly.com/beta?wss=/phil…

Senate to vote Wednesday on Kane ouster

philly.com — Posted: Monday, February 8, 2016, 8:18 PM HARRISBURG - In a pivotal moment for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's political future, the state Senate is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether she should be removed from office.
Feb 09, 2016

A pivotal moment for PA AG Kathleen Kane's political future -- will the #PASenate vote to oust her? mobile.philly.com/beta?wss=/phil…

Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settled

philly.com — Last updated: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:16 AM HARRISBURG - This time last year, talk in the Capitol swirled around how newly elected Gov. Wolf's first budget was going to be bold and controversial.

Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settled

philly.com — Last updated: Monday, February 8, 2016, 12:16 AM HARRISBURG - This time last year, talk in the Capitol swirled around how newly elected Gov. Wolf's first budget was going to be bold and controversial.
Feb 08, 2016

Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settled bit.ly/1SZzyCk via @AngelasInk

Time for Gov. Wolf to issue a new budget plan without the first one settled

philly.com — Last updated: Monday, February 8, 2016, 1:07 AM HARRISBURG - This time last year, talk in the Capitol swirled around how newly elected Gov. Wolf's first budget was going to be bold and controversial.

High court rejects Kane's bid to reverse suspension of her law license

philly.com — The state Supreme Court on Friday unanimously rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane's request that it reverse its suspension of her law license, clearing the way for the state Senate to vote on whether to remove her from office. - Angela Couloumbis and Craig R. McCoy, Philadelphia Inquirer

High court rejects Kane's bid to reverse suspension of her law license

philly.com — Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016, 3:30 PM The state Supreme Court on Friday unanimously rejected Attorney General Kathleen Kane's request that it reverse its suspension of her law license. Last month, the embattled attorney general asked the court to undo the suspension, saying its 5-0 decision in September was "incurably tainted" by the participation of Justice J.
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Feb 09, 2016

And with that hard smack to the GOP-controlled #PAlegislature, Gov. Wolf wraps up his budget address. Budget fight to follow?

Feb 09, 2016

I cannot stop this catastrophe alone. The people of Pennsylvania need you to do the right thing - Gov. Wolf in #PAbudget address.

Feb 09, 2016

Gov. Wolf tearing into GOP leaders for handling of #PAbudget as House Speaker Turzai sits behind him, eyebrow raised, smiling a tiny smile.

Feb 09, 2016

House Speaker Mike Turzai, seated behind Wolf, raises eyebrow (2/2)

Feb 09, 2016

"We had a deal," Gov. Wolf says of this year's budget framework (which has imploded). ".. And then House Rep just leaders walked away." 1/2

Feb 09, 2016

RT @JanMurphy: We are now over halfway thru the @GovernorTomWolf's budget address and no applause breaks except for the one when he introduced his wife

Feb 09, 2016

This fiscal crisis didn't appear out of nowhere. This was no act of God. We are in a hole we dug ourselves - Gov. Wolf in #PAbudget address

Feb 09, 2016

Someone in Harrisburg has to begin telling the people of PA the truth about the mess we're in - Gov. Wolf, from #PAbudget address

Feb 09, 2016

Wolf outlining doomsday scenario of what happens if legislature doesn't pass "responsible" #PAbudget: cuts to public schools, human services

Feb 09, 2016

For more on Gov. Wolf's budget - including proposed tax increases -- read on: mobile.philly.com/beta?wss=/phil…


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