Government

President Trump's First 100 Days, Annotated

Apr 24, 2017

Before his election, back in October, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump laid out a 100 Day Action Plan. He called it his Contract With The American Voter

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New York State lawmakers are due back at the Capitol Monday following a two week break. The Senate and Assembly are scheduled to meet for around two more months. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- After long months of partisan debate over funding for Pennsylvania's unemployment compensation program, the legislature has passed a fix--of sorts 

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Many drinking water systems in New York State are “past their useful life.” That’s how the state comptroller puts it. But they’re expensive to replace.

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- State House Republicans are attempting to chart a new course for liquor sales in Pennsylvania, pushing a traditionally state-run system further and further toward privatization. 

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Did passage of the New York State budget signal the end of Albany’s legislative session for 2017, or will other matters, including ethics reform, get done before the lawmakers adjourn in June? 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Several House committees held the latest in a string of hearings Monday about Governor Tom Wolf's plan to consolidate four state agencies. 

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A residency requirement for college students seeking free tuition at New York’s public colleges is drawing criticism. Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the late addition to the plan, approved as part of the state budget earlier this month. 

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Ethics reforms and changes designed to make it easier to vote in New York were left out of the new state budget but could resurface when lawmakers return from spring break. 

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HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- A new Pew Research Center report shows state investors across the country are increasingly making more expensive, more volatile investments with pension funds in an effort to beat market rates. 

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