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1 hr ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Corbett still reviewing state budget as deadline nears

STRAY SHOWER. I WILL HAVE THE REST OF THAT 7 DAY COMING UP. THANKS JOE. THE GOVERNOR IS ENDING A WEEK OF SILENCE ABOUT NOT END SIGNING THE STATE BUDGET.

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5 hrs ago | Tony Phyrillas

Tom Corbett: 'I didn't come to Harrisburg to make friends'

Tony A. Phyrillas is a leading conservative columnist and blogger based in Pennsylvania.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Tuition Going Up At Pa. State System Schools

Tuition at the 14 universities that make up the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will be going up.

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13 hrs ago | Advocate

Antigay Pa. Clerk Hopes Third Try Is Charm to Stop Equal Marriage

A county official in Pennsylvania has turned to the nation's highest court hoping to stop same-sex marriage in the state after two lower courts denied her request to place a hold on a May ruling that established the freedom to marry in Pennsylvania.

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18 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

Corbett care plan cuts aid for disabled

If enacted, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's Healthy PA Medicaid proposal would repeal a program that provides assistance for low- and middle-income workers with disabilities, many of whom would be forced to pay higher health insurance rates in the commercial marketplace.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Budget bill passes, but Philly schools in limbo

The Senate narrowly passed a key budget-related bill, 26-22, that is a companion to the $29.1 billion spending plan that is sitting on Gov. Tom Corbett's desk.

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ABC 27

Confusing fiscal code steers Pa. tax dollars

But others describe the Fiscal Code as a place where lawmakers fund pet projects while doing an end-run around transparency and the budget process.

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STN Online

New Pennsylvania Law Extends Allowable Length of School Buses

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 1312 , which amends Title 75 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to permit school buses to be 45 feet in length.

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The York Daily Record

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.

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CBS Local

Medical Marijuana Advocates Push For Vote In Pennsylvania

About two dozen mothers, grandmothers, nurses and small children are in the Pennsylvania Capitol to ask state senators to advance medical marijuana legislation.

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Patch.com

Thank Goodness: Lancaster Repaving Starts Wednesday

The following was provided to Patch by PennDOT: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will start construction Wednesday, July 9, on a $1.7 million project to resurface four miles of deteriorated pavement on U.S. Route 30 in Tredyffrin and Easttown townships, Chester County, with funding from the state's new transportation plan .

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The Citizens' Voice

Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors' handling of the investigation into allegations that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused children.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Democratic candidate Tom Wolf visits Pittsburgh entrepreneurs

Tom Wolf visited some of Pittsburgh's cutting edge startup companies Monday as part of his "Fresh Start" tour focusing on Pennsylvania manufacturing.

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Evening Sun

Pa. lawmakers to tackle 911 funding shortfall

FRANKLIN COUNTY >> The state's 911 funding law was extended for another year as lawmakers look for a long-term solution to funding dispatch centers.

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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.

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CBS Local

As Corbett Ponders Signing The Budget, Wolf Says He Doesn't Like It

While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.

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Business Journal

Tesla approved by Pennsylvania government for new stores

While Texas is no closer to allowing direct sales of Tesla automobiles in the Lone Star state, the Keystone state is.

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OpEdNews

New Pennsylvania Judge Filmed Shooting Live Pigeons under Confederate Flag

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following article was written by Steve Hindi and Stuart Chaifetz of SHARK The story outlines a major problem in Pennsylvania and helps explain why it is possible that State Police did not investigate persons at pigeon shoots--SW Pa.

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EDGE

Pa. Clerk Asks Supreme Court to Halt Gay Marriage

A Pennsylvania county clerk has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend a federal ruling that allows gay couples to marry in the state.

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PennLive.com

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.

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