Gov. Tom Wolf, GOP leaders butt heads over how to pay for addressing Pa.’s infrastructure needs

Jan Murphy | Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News

When it comes to investing in infrastructure improvements in Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf and lawmakers from both parties agree there are some critical needs across the commonwealth that are crying for attention.

Flood control is needed in some communities. Blighted areas need addressed in others. Broadband access is needed in rural areas as well, among other projects that the governor has drawn attention to during a nearly five-month tour of the commonwealth.

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Pa. has great health care access and public safety, but we’re worst in higher ed, corrections: report

Stephanie Sadowski | Wednesday, February 28, 2018, The Patriot

The second annual 2018 Best States study from U.S. News & World Report — the global authority in rankings and civic journalism — is out.

Bad news: Iowa is the best state, according to the study.

More bad news: Pennsylvania ranks worst in the subcategories of higher education and corrections.

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