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1 hr ago | Post-gazette.com
On a tour of a Washington County middle school, Democrat Tom Wolf reaffirmed his criticisms of the education funding policies of Gov. Tom Corbett. Their differing interpretations of the fiscal record have been a staple of the campaign, one renewed in a series of dueling commercials over the past week.
3 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday that authorities won't rest until an arrest is made in the fatal shooting of a state trooper three days ago. Mystery surrounds hunt for Pa.
7 hrs ago | SFGate
Buoyed by the prospect of legislative action on a medical marijuana bill, dozens of supporters called for its passage at a Capitol rally Monday as Pennsylvania lawmakers returned from their summer recess. Parents of sick children and patients with painful medical conditions spoke at the rally about the consequences of state laws that keep marijuana illegal.
8 hrs ago | The Progressive
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is facing a tough battle for reelection this fall. He ran as a moderate in 2010, but ever since he took office, he's moved sharply to the right.
9 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
Tome family unveils sign dedicating Spring Grove traffic circle to Northern York County Police Officer David D. Tome. Friends and family of the late Officer David D. Tome gathered Monday on the anniversary of his marriage to his wife, Dody.
10 hrs ago | Statecollege.com
State officials have asked a court to weigh in on a Right to Know request for e-mails exchanged between former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis, Penn State trustees and administrators, and the governor and his aides. The Department of Education asked the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Friday to weigh in on a decision reached by the state's Office of Open Records regarding the e-mails.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Local firefighters and police officers will be bagging groceries on Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the ShopRite of Roxborough to mark the official day to "Help Fight Hunger," as declared by Governor Tom Corbett.
12 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today said he has asked Gov. Tom Corbett for details on $48 million spent by the commonwealth to date to prepare for the launch of the Healthy PA program to provide health care coverage for Pennsylvanians. "Healthy PA only recently received approval from the federal government and has yet to provide health care coverage to anyone, but according to a Sept.
16 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
The movie was filmed in western Pennsylvania, and it stars a lawyer/actor who has run for judge in the past. The attorney is also a star in a recent campaign ad for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf.
Legislators returning today to the Capitol are expected to take up several bills during their monthlong stint before the election, but there is little sign yet that the pension overhaul promoted by Gov. Tom Corbett will be among those headed to his desk. House Republicans' efforts to pass the legislation remaking retirement benefits for future state and public school workers consumed significant energy in the lead-up to the signing of the state budget in July.
Two new polls show the most vulnerable Democratic Governor this election season starting to pull ahead of his Mitt Romney-esque opponent. It's been known for a while that Governor Pat Quinn is one of the most vulnerable Governor's struggling to win a second term this election season.
Botched executions by lethal injection in several other states this year haven't stopped the Corbett administration from trying to keep secret the source of drugs it will use for an impending execution in Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Guardian U.S. and the American Civil Liberties Union have sued in federal court for public disclosure of the drugs' source.
Gov. Tom Corbett on Saturday ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Pike County to fly at half staff to honor of slain state police Cpl. Bryon K. Dickson II.
As I started to write this column, I went to theanswerbank.com to look up the background of the phrase "He's toast" and there, next to the top answer, was an ad for Tom Corbett with his picture. Case in point: the governor chose this week to do an about-face on his on-going support of Pennsylvania common core education standards.
Flags are flying at half staff and a manhunt is underway in northeast Pennsylvania after a state police corporal was shot and killed late Friday outside his barracks and a trooper was seriously wounded. Police were stopping traffic near the barracks in Blooming Grove Township Saturday as they looked for information that might lead to a suspect or suspects.
Not to beat a dead horse, but there are even more bad poll numbers this week to make even the stoutest of Republicans more than a tad worried about not just the fate of Gov. Tom Corbett, but whether an electoral tsunami could hurt down-ballot candidates, but poll numbers may not be the only numbers to tell a story in November. While we're waiting for the final numbers on our own Times Poll , numbers keep coming out that suggest Tom Wolf has a very large lead in the November election race.
Scott Wagner, lives in Spring Garden Township and he is 57 years old submitted State Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township, told a crowd in West Manchester Township that he's now on the inside in Harrisburg. Before Wagner got a chance to explain, Gov. Tom Corbett, standing next to him, turned to the crowd and gave a few big, exaggerated head nods.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 09:08 pm
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