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Pennsylvania has billions to spend as budget season begins

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers are launching into budget season.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Governor Tom Wolf pitches using federal COVID-19 aid to give cash assistance to families in need

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to use $500 million of the $2.2 billion in money the state received from the American Rescue Plan to give residents $2,000 checks.

By Chris Potter/WESA

Court battle over Pennsylvania climate rule set to begin

Coal and labor groups and power plant owners are suing the Department of Environmental Protection, saying the rule will cause them irreparable harm.

By Rachel McDevitt

Hundreds honor 4 fallen Pennsylvania State Police troopers with tributes, salutes, and prayers

The crowd attended the first in-person memorial service held in honor of fallen troopers since the pandemic began.

By Sam Dunklau

Billions in surplus have Pennsylvania lawmakers thinking business tax cut

Pennsylvania state lawmakers are moving toward hundreds of billions of dollars in business tax cuts.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

If Pennsylvania senators don’t extend legal time limits for child sexual abuse cases, Gov. Tom Wolf said he’ll call a special session

House lawmakers green-lit a bill that would give survivors another two years to sue their alleged abusers, but it’s been languishing in the Senate.

By Sam Dunklau

PennDOT picks construction group for bridge-tolling project

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has picked a consortium of companies to manage construction on as many as nine major interstate bridges in Pennsylvania.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press