Posted: Jan 3, 2013 4:28 AM
Updated: Jan 3, 2013 4:28 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Halfway through the fiscal year, the state budget is in the black. The Revenue Department says tax payments for the past six months totaled $12.2 billion or 1.4 percent above projections.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Starting Sunday, it will cost more to travel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The Turnpike Commission says most cash-paying customers will see a 10 percent toll increase, while E-ZPass users will pay 2 percent more.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) An office building near the state Capitol is reopening today following a gas leak that forced the evacuation of hundreds of state workers. It happened yesterday morning at the North Office Building. The Patriot-News reports crews are working to repair a 16-inch gas main.
LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa. (AP) A longtime labor leader who represented thousands of food workers and state liquor store employees has died. Wendell Young III was 74. A union statement says Young died of cancer Tuesday at his home in the Philadelphia suburb of Lafayette Hill.