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15 min ago | Philadelphia Public Record

Pols on the Street: Feds Are Worrying Philadelphia Jurists Needlessly

BY JOE SHAHEELI/ Feds keep losing, but still keep trying, with unlimited funds drawn from taxpayers, to do in Philadelphia's political family - and in particular to disgrace its court system.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

3 hrs ago | YourErie

DCNR Will Break Ground on Kinzua Project

July 31, 2014 Harrisburg - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Ellen Ferretti today announced that work will begin in August now that contracts have been awarded for the construction of a new park office/visitor center at Kinzua Bridge State Park, McKean County.


Related Topix: McKean County, PA, US Governors, Harrisburg, PA, Guys Mills, PA

4 hrs ago |

Letter: GOP protests costing tax dollars

As we move into this election season, it's interesting to me to see what fear and panic produces as Gov. Tom Corbett, sinks to 20% below his opponent, Tom Wolf in the polls.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chester County, PA, King of Prussia, PA

8 hrs ago |

Ethics complaint: Was Corbett advisor 'actually working' for his $130,000-plus salary?

The work record of former state education secretary Ronald Tomalis, higher education special adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett, is the topic of an ethics complaint filed by activist Gene Stilp.


Related Topix: US Governors

12 hrs ago | Times Observer

Skerda picked for panel on juvenile justice

Gov. Tom Corbett has appointed Judge Maureen Skerda to serve on a commission that will help shape practices and procedures for addressing juvenile offenders.


Related Topix: US Governors, Berks County, PA, Warren, PA

12 hrs ago | Logan Banner

W.Va. fights for coal2:30 am

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, second from left, attended the coal rally in Pittsburgh along with local State Senators Ron Stollings, left, and Art Kirkendoll, second from right.


Related Topix: US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin, Stollings, WV, Man, WV, Chapmanville, WV, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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, Franklin & Marshall College, US Governors, Opinion

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Democrats accuse Corbett of cutting $1 billion from education

Some local democratic leaders are calling out Governor Corbett over what they allege are big cuts to education funding.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Lehigh County, PA

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Tri-state coal interests rally before hearings in Pittsburgh

Coal and mining supporters rally at Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh to oppose stricter EPA regulations on coal-burning power plants More than 2,000 union workers and others organized by the coal industry in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia joined top state elected officials Wednesday to rally against proposed stricter federal pollution ... (more)


Related Topix: Oakland (Pittsburgh, PA), Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

New Corbett/Wolf poll: Wave of the future or polling aberration?

Midstate analysts are among those cautious about the results of a new poll showing Gov. Tom Corbett narrowing the gap between himself and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.


Related Topix: US Governors, Muhlenberg College

Danville News

Corbett: VanKirk helped to save the world

Gov. Tom Corbett today issued the following statement on the death of Northumberland County native Theodore "Dutch" VanKirk, the last surviving crew member of the Enola Gay: "A son of Pennsylvania, Theodore "Dutch" VanKirk helped to save the world from tyranny and then returned home to live the quiet life of a citizen.


Related Topix: US Governors, Northumberland County, PA, Enola, PA

WOGY-AM Pittston

Governor Corbett and L.A. Tarone

And on and lose break airline with us right now is governor Tom Corbett governor good evening thank you for being here tonight's -- -- thank you -- -- really -- now I'm pretty good pretty good bomb.


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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Immigrant kids

Since last October, more than 57,000 children fleeing terrible conditions in Central America have made their way to the United States, entering the country illegally by crossing our border with Mexico.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Mexico, PA, Bethlehem, PA, Berks County, PA, US Governors, Opinion

State College School District Planning to Record Audio on School Buses

School officials with the State College Area School District are taking steps to comply with a new wiretapping law that allows officials to record audio on school buses.


Related Topix: Education Etc., State College, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors

The Times-Tribune

House bill seeks Marcellus lease hearing

Citizens would have a say in the leasing of new state forest and park land for drilling under a House bill in the spotlight this week.


Related Topix: Williamsport, PA, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Governor's Race: Campaign Ads Heating Up

Attack ads in the governor's race are already well underway. Ads launched in early July, and have grown more negative as the weeks passed.


Related Topix: US Governors, Ed Rendell, Erie County, PA, East Springfield, PA

Philly420: What would federal marijuana legalization look like?

File photo of Marijuana plants on display for sale at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, California July 11, 2014.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Chris Christie, US Governors

West Virginia Metro

Rally to Support American Energy set for Wednesday

Hundreds of coal miners and supporters of the coal industry will be gathering in Pittsburgh, Pa.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Holy Family Institute to meet with Emsworth residents on immigrant children concerns

Tonight the head of the Holy Family Institute and a representative of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese will host a meeting to answer Emsworth residents' questions about the institute's plans to host up to 36 immigrant children who have crossed into the United States illegally during the ongoing crisis at the Mexican border.


Related Topix: Emsworth, PA, US Governors

CBS Local

CBS Poll Shows Corbett Behind, But Narrowing Gap With Wolf

Behind in the polls by 20 to 25 points, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has been on the attack against his opponent, Democrat Tom Wolf.


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