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Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Corbett's in danger of falling off party cycle

Do you know the last time one party or the other held the Pennsylvania governor's chair for only four years? That would be 1935-39, when a Democrat named George Howard Earle III broke what would otherwise have been an unbroken string of Republican governors from 1895 to 1955.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Evening Sun

Poll says Wolf has single-digit lead over Corbett

In a YouGov online panel, 42 percent of respondents said they would vote for Democrat Tom Wolf, while 33 percent said they'd pick the incumbent Republican.


Related Topix: East Providence, RI, Providence, RI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Times Leader

No SAT? No problem, Bryn Mawr says

Bryn Mawr College, a small private women's school near Philadelphia, last week joined a growing number of schools around the country that no longer require the SAT or other standardized test scores for admission.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Bryn Mawr College, Saint Joseph's University, Susquehanna University, Dickinson College

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

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Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf visited Mountain Productions during a campaign stop in the city Thursday, touting the company's business approach and his plan to create manufacturing jobs.


Related Topix: Ed Rendell, US Governors, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Oklahoma, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

O-R Online

Corbett increases ad spending

Gov. Tom Corbett, trailing opponent Tom Wolf by 20 to 25 points in the polls, has poured $1.66 million into television ads blanketing the state in July, according to FCC reports.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Franklin, PA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The politics of pensions = annoyance

Gov. Corbett is in week two of a race around the state - scheduled in Trevose, Bucks County, today; Dresher, Montco, tomorrow - browbeating the Legislature for not passing pension "reform."


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: Tom Corbett (R) Struggles To Energize GOP Base

Four years ago, Joe Szalwinski knocked on doors and "passed out more fliers than I can count" to help elect Tom Corbett governor of Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Wedding, US News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Corbett seeks to change view of education record

And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of Corbett's job performance is his record on education.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pension, Personal Finance, Ed Rendell

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Interdisciplinary Conference on Love and Human Agency

Love and Human Agency, an interdisciplinary research project supported by the John Templeton Foundation, is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary conference on Love and Human Agency, to be held at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA, from Sept.


Related Topix: Lancaster, PA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Century Club: Mildred Weber Brown celebrates 100

Mildred Weber Brown's first name is not a common one these days. But when she was born on July 17, 1914, Mildreds were everywhere.


Related Topix: Palmerton, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Corbett wins... enmity of the General Assembly

Corbett yesterday signed into law the $29.1 billion 2014-15 state budget approved by legislators 10 days ago, but used his line-item veto power to carve out $65 million - 19.7 percent - from the Legislature's $330 million budget and another $7.2 million in other legislative spending.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Ed Rendell, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tom Wolf, candidate for Pa. governor, to visit Chambersburg

Tom Wolf talks to the media after a rally at Mount Wolf Borough Park Sunday May 18, 2014.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Mount Wolf, PA, Franklin County, PA, US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: Wall Street Journal, "Tom Corbett (R) Has Only Himself To Blame"

The one GOP governor in the country almost certain to lose this November is Pennsylvania's Tom Corbett, who rode to office in 2010 on a tea party wave while Republicans secured control of both legislative chambers.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, Wisconsin Government, Ohio, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

Education will be Corbett's weakness heading into general election, poll finds: Monday Morning Coffee

In this Tuesday, May 20, 2014 photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett talks to reporters outside his polling place in Shaler Township, Pa.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Shaler Township, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Conyngham man's research on colon cancer helping to better understand disease

A Conyngham man's research is helping to generate a complete understanding of how colon cancer develops - and how it one day might be treated.


Related Topix: Conyngham, PA, Cornell University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Majority of Pa. Residents Support Legalizing Medical Marijuana, Poll Finds

A majority of Pennsylvanians support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, a recent Franklin & Marshall College poll reveals.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Citizens' Voice

Poll: Education remains weak spot for Corbett with voters

A new statewide poll last week provides some context to understand the situation that's left Pennsylvania without a completed state budget at the start of a new fiscal year.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 04, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

New Canaan students' achievements cited

Edward Bossidy and Michaeleen McKinley, New Canaan High School class of 2014 graduates, received a Strength In Numbers Scholarship Award from Reynolds & Rowella, LLP, which has an office in New Canaan.


Related Topix: New Canaan, CT, Roger Williams University, Ithaca College

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 3

The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a field hearing in McAllen, Texas, today to discuss the recent increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.


Related Topix: McAllen, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

The Times-Tribune

Budget impasse risks voter patience

Pennsylvania's state budget impasse showed few signs of easing on its third day Wednesday, a development that could try the patience of voters this fall depending upon whether it has lasting consequences.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Education Etc.