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Pa. drillers abandoned thousands of natural gas wells in 5 years, ignored state law, report says

Gov. Tom Wolf ordered the review, but it will be up to new Gov. Josh Shapiro’s administration to take any action.

By Rachel McDevitt

Governor Tom Wolf tops Pennsylvania’s record of pardons granted

He surpassed Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell’s record of 1,122 granted pardons.
By The Associated Press

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Tom Wolf’s time as Pa. governor is almost over. Here’s what he’ll be remembered for.

He leaves the commonwealth with a budget surplus and a number of far-reaching policy wins, including a major boost in public education spending.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA

Top stories of 2022: Pa. pushes climate measures forward, meets delays and lawsuits

Pennsylvania finished regulations to join a carbon-trading program and to limit oil and gas site emissions in 2022.

By Rachel McDevitt

Partisan fights dominated the Pa. legislature’s recent session, eclipsing some major accomplishments

In 2022, Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican leaders were able to agree to a major budget package that spent billions in federal stimulus money, and passed the most laws in six years.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Gov. Tom Wolf on COVID policies: ‘I’m going to be second-guessing myself until the day I die’

Outgoing Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said criticism of his COVID-19 business closure and waiver program were “right on the mark.”
By Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA