Category Archives: Tom Wolf

Pennsylvania now ranks 46th for the state share of K-12 education funding

Earlier this year, we wrote about how Pennsylvania compares to other states when it comes to state funding for education. We found that for the fiscal year ending in 2012, Pennsylvania ranked 44th, slightly ahead of Florida, when it comes … Continue reading

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s favorability ratings

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Tracking Gov. Tom Wolf’s job approval ratings

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What words came up most often in Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget address?

Photo: Wordcloud based on words of Wolf’s speech.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Expanding access to pre-kindergarten programs

We’ll be keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s progress on expanding pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania, which he talked about during his campaign. For now, check out this story about a campaign stop he made at York Day Nursery.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Improve where Pa. ranks for job creation

We’ll be tracking Gov. Tom Wolf’s progress on job creation in Pennsylvania. For now, here’s a good story from the Associated Press.

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Is the Office of Open Records a ‘quasi-judicial agency’?

Attorneys for Gov. Tom Wolf say no. Whether the Office of Open Records is ‘quasi-judicial’ is one of the issues in the dispute over Wolf’s firing of Erik Arneson as executive director of the office. Here is what the state attorney general’s … Continue reading

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Check out Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest campaign finance report

Here is Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest campaign finance report.   ShowReport (1) (PDF) ShowReport (1) (Text)

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Gov. Tom Wolf meets with families, supporters of medical marijuana legalization

Supporters of medical marijuana legalization gathered in the state Capitol to make their case. Here are some highlights. Sen. Mike Folmer says this is a purple issue. pic.twitter.com/CapgFFwcMy — Ed Mahon (@edmahonreporter) January 27, 2015 In the audio clip below, … Continue reading

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Wolf picks Lancaster superintendent to lead Department of Education

Gov-elect Tom Wolf announced his picks to lead the Department of Education and the Department of Labor & Industry. Here is the full release:

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