Gov. Tom Wolf

Voting booths at Starr Garden Rec Center at Sixth and Lombard streets.
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Tony Romeo
June 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A controversial election reform bill on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk would eliminate the straight-party voting option on Pennsylvania ballots. The bill given final approval in the legislature would authorize borrowing to raise $90 million dollars for counties to...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
March 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf says he will sign a bill heading to his desk that will make it harder for state officials and employees convicted of crimes to keep their state pension. The first bill of the Pennsylvania legislature’s current two-year session set to become law is a...
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Pennsylvania state police.
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Tony Romeo
February 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has come up with a new wrinkle in his latest proposal to have municipalities that rely on state police to share in the cost. But some GOP lawmakers still say the proposal is unfair, and one reason they cite is Philadelphia. In his latest budget...
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Synthetic Marijuana
Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
December 19, 2018 - 10:19 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Governor Wolf’s remarks on Twitter about recreational marijuana are creating a stir. As recently as August, Governor Wolf said he doubted Pennsylvania citizens were ready for recreational marijuana. But Wednesday Wolf, re-elected to a second term in November,...
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Steve Tawa
December 18, 2018 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- People who have been complaining for months about the Department of Corrections' mail policy showed up at Governor Wolf's Philadelphia office, to hand-deliver hundreds of holiday cards. As they rally on behalf of loved ones in prison, these folks got creative with...
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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
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October 27, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By Caroline Kelly PITTSBURGH (CNN/ KYW Newsradio) - - Pennsylvania Democratic Sen. Bob Casey and Gov. Tom Wolf canceled a series of campaign events with other state Democratic candidates Saturday in light of the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue earlier in the morning. Eleven people were killed in...
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Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
October 24, 2018 - 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) --Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed into law three criminal justice reform bills passed in a flurry of last-minute voting by the state legislature. Keir Bradford-Grey, Chief Defender for the Defender Association of Philadelphia, says all three bills signed...
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Wolf at 32BJ
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Mike Dougherty
October 20, 2018 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf dropped by a union rally in Philadelphia Saturday morning to remind everyone what's at stake on Election Day. After the rally, union workers hit the streets to deliver that same message to neighbors. Wolf told the crowd he's tired of...
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First Bank of America
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John McDevitt
September 28, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was America’s first bank. It's been closed to the public for decades. Now money is being raised to preserve the historic building in Old City and make it a museum. The First Bank of the United States was founded by Alexander Hamilton and chartered by Congress in...
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Tom Wolf
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Tony Romeo
June 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- Governor Tom Wolf is hailing the passage of ‘clean slate’ legislation. The bill is on its way to his desk after final passage in the Senate Friday. The “clean slate” measure builds on a law enacted more than two years ago that allowed individuals convicted of low-...
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