Wolf administration announces retirement of Revenue Secretary

Wolf administration announces retirement of Revenue Secretary

Gov. Tom Wolf announced Friday that current Revenue Secretary Eileen McNulty will be retiring from her position effective April 21.

 

Taking her place will be former Revenue Secretary Daniel Hassell, who has been named by the governor as acting secretary.

Friday, March 10, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 37: Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster)

We sit down with Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster) on this week's podcast where we talk about his start in public office, things he's working on this session, and more!
Friday, March 10, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Rotunda Ramblings
Philadelphia regulatory review special committee leadership announced

Philadelphia regulatory review special committee leadership announced

Philadelphia City Council on Thursday took the first steps in trying to tackle a city-wide effort on regulatory reform by naming three co-chairs of a special committee formed to undertake regulatory review efforts.

 

The co-chairs, named by City Council President Darrell Clarke, will include At-Large City Councilman Derek Green, City Commerce Director Harold Epps, and Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Rob Wonderling.

Thursday, March 9, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Philadelphia
Wolf administration sues IBM over failed unemployment compensation system upgrade

Wolf administration sues IBM over failed unemployment compensation system upgrade

As questions about unemployment compensation system funding continue to percolate at the state Capitol, the Wolf administration announced Thursday that it is suing IBM over failed UC information technology system upgrades.

Thursday, March 9, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Senators skeptical over proposed human services agency consolidation

Senators skeptical over proposed human services agency consolidation

In a situation unique to recent budget hearing history, four departments up for potential consolidation appeared jointly before the Senate Appropriations Committee Wednesday to answer questions about the proposed merger and various agency operations.

 

Normally appearing separately—as they did in the House—the agencies discussed the merits of the proposed consolidation and worked to assuage the fears of senators skeptical of the alleged benefits of the merger.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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