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40 min ago | The Times-Tribune

in this Corner: Governments invest in students' education

There is one area where we can measure the impact of higher education: The earnings potential of bachelor's degree holders is 40 percent higher than a typical high school graduate.


Related Topix: US Governors, Luzerne County, PA

4 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

Monday is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pa. Primary

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the May 20 Pennsylvania primary election.


Related Topix: US Governors

8 hrs ago | Right Wing News

Don't Dump Pennsylvania's Governor

Despite the Marcellus Shale boom that's turned Pennsylvania into the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, the Keystone State's current fiscal condition is almost as dire as New Jersey's.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, US News

13 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Chris Kelly: Parents step in to do what state refuses: Spend money on education

We called him "Stormin' Norman" long before most people ever heard of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Valley View, PA, US Governors, Peckville, PA, Ed Rendell, Opinion

14 hrs ago |

Pa. Treasurer McCord sells himself as governor material

Rob McCord looked like he'd been dropped into that ubiquitous cellphone commercial, seated in an undersized chair at a too-tiny table in a Philadelphia classroom.


Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, US Governors, Midway, PA, Franklin & Marshall College, Penn, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The York Daily Record

Mackereth explains Healthy PA, alternative to Medicaid expansion

DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS - FILE Pennsylvania Department of Welfare Secretary Bev Mackereth met with the York Daily Record/Sunday News editorial board to discuss Gov. Tom Corbett's Healthy PA proposal.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Spring Grove, PA

Washington Examiner

Amid budget woes, gas drilling tax turns GOP heads

A proposal to slap Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry with a new tax is turning the heads of Republican lawmakers amid an increasingly grim budget picture.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Want to Be Governor, Allyson Schwartz?Mendte: Steal this idea from Alaska.

Hey Allyson Schwartz , if you want to break through and guarantee that you win the Democratic nomination to run for governor, have I got an idea for you.


Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alaska Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Times-Tribune

McGinty has chops, but so does rest of fieldMcGinty has chops, but so does rest of field

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.


Related Topix: US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News, History in the News, Al Gore, Ed Rendell

The Times-Tribune

It depends on wherethe road goes

Pennsylvania has a long list of roads that need improvement, and even a few areas that could use new roads.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Plastics News

Proposed Shell project draws more than 1,000 to informational meetings

More than 1,000 people attended a pair of public meetings hosted by Shell Chemical LP on April 16 to discuss the possibility of building a major petrochemicals plant in the Pittsburgh area, but a final decision on the project could still be a year or two away, a company official said at the first meeting.


Related Topix: Aliquippa, PA, Monaca, PA, US Governors

ABC 27

Harrisburg man charged with making counterfeit cash

Abdel Jaber Obaid, 31, began making counterfeit $50 and $20 bills in at least as early as April 2012, according to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith.


Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Mechanicsburg, PA, US Governors, Lancaster County, PA

Business Journal

PoliticsPA: Sierra Club bashes Corbett smog plan

On Saturday Governor Tom Corbett 's Department of Environmental Protection will release a tentative plan to reduce the amount of smog pollution produced by large coal plants.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Penn

IUPolitique: Gov. candidates tout education plans to combat Corbett's record

Incumbent Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett hit the airwaves earlier this week with an advertisement focusing on his education agenda if elected to another term in Harrisburg.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Harrisburg, PA

The ex-prez's son Michael Reagan tells Pa. conservatives to support Tom Corbett: Friday Morning Coffee

So it looks like, at least in the race for Pennsylvania governor, the rules of poker apply They'll see you one Kennedy and raise you a Reagan .


Related Topix: US Governors, Ronald Reagan, US News

Free Republic

PA Planned Parenthood reschedules abortions to dodge inspectors

Recall Pennsylvania is the home of infanticide abortionist Kermit Gosnell, convicted in May 2013 of first degree murder in the deaths of three babies and involuntary manslaughter of a patient.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Abortion, US Governors

Danville News

Picketing begins at 4 Danville schools

It started like any other school day during the year, with teachers up early and arriving at school at 7:30 in the morning.


Related Topix: Danville, PA, Education Etc., US Governors, Harrisburg, PA

Thu Apr 17, 2014


$5.5 million tax credit to help fund residential, commercial development in Reading

Pennsylvania has added the final piece of the financing puzzle for the proposed redevelopment of a former Reading Outlet Center building.


Related Topix: Reading, PA, US Governors

The Miami Herald

Democrat Tom Wolf reports $2.2M in 2012 income

Tom Wolf, a Democratic candidate for governor who took out a multimillion-dollar loan to help finance his campaign, reported nearly $2.2 million in adjusted income in 2012, according to the two pages of his 2012 tax return he released Thursday.


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


73 New Jobs in Franklin County

Continuing to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Torcomp USA, LLC, a machinery manufacturer, will establish its first U.S. facility in Franklin County, a move that will create 73 new jobs.


Related Topix: Franklin County, PA, US Governors, Chambersburg, PA