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Two gubernatorial candidates woo black voters

Speaking in a rousing, pulpit-worthy cadence, state Treasurer Rob McCord reminded an audience at the Hill District's Central Baptist Church that his wife is African-American as he sought to forge a bond with the largely black crowd weeks before they would have a chance to vote in the Democratic primary for governor.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

O-R Online

Corbett defends coal use at conference

Gov. Tom Corbett, right, and John Pippy, CEO of the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, spoke about the importance of coal at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Nemacolin, PA, Washington County, PA, Greene County, PA, Environment, Science

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

J... Governor Corbett Delivers Keynote at Coal Conference; Meets Privately With Citizens About the Impact of Federal EPA Regulations on Jobs and Families Across Pennsylvania )--Today, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance held a private meeting between Governor Tom Corbett and citizens from the state's western coal-dependent communities.


Related Topix: US Governors, Korn Ferry International, Human Resources

Daily Kos

PA-Gov: PA Dems Calll Out Tom Corbett's (R) Lies On Marcellus Shale Numbers

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party regarding Governor Tom Corbett and the Marcellus Shale: Maybe you've picked up on it as we have but it can be caught in his re-election announcement, campaign ad, and public speeches.


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Will Pennsylvania's Proposed Anti-Smog Regs Actually Create New Pollution Hot Spots?

Some people claim that the Clean Air Act has its roots in Pennsylvania, where in 1948, a single smog event left 20 people dead and 6,000 others ill in the town of Donora.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Rendell: Dona t Count Corbett Out YetBeing governor - even an...

Ed Rendell is in the papers this morning, warning Democrats not to take Tom Corbett lightly this election season, no matter how bad the governor's approval ratings.


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Schwartz ad touts Obamacare in Pa.

Most Democratic candidates in competitive races this year are avoiding talking about the Affordable Care Act, but a new ad from Rep. Allyson Schwartz - one of the four Democrats vying to take on Pennsylvania GOP Gov. Tom Corbett - embraces both President Obama and his signature health care law.


Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Pennsylvania Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Erie Times News

Harborcreek's Smith stays on ballot

Smith, a Democratic candidate for state House in the 4th District, will stay on the ballot with just one month before the May 20 primary.


Related Topix: Harborcreek, PA, US Governors, Erie County, PA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rep. Readshaw accused of distorting transit law

A campaign ad from state Rep. Harry Readshaw attacks a transportation funding law for aiding mass transit in Philadelphia -- yet the same legislation also helped transit in Allegheny County.


Related Topix: Allegheny County, PA, US News, US Governors, Ed Rendell

The Almanac

Wyda replacement Arnoni sworn in

District Justice Ron Arnoni was sworn into office on April 16. He fills the vacancy left by the late District Justice Rob Wyda.


Related Topix: US Governors, Bethel Park, PA, Upper St. Clair, PA, Brentwood, PA, Allegheny County, PA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

General Assembly Leaders Restart Liquor Privatization Talks

Leaders of both houses of the General Assembly are actively discussing some level of liquor privatization as part of the enactment of a state spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1, according to several legislative sources.


Related Topix: US Governors, Industry, PA

#PAGov: This is Tom Corbett's Idea of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

People who legitimately need public assistance are being rejected because Republicans changed the law to make job search requirements kick in before people receive assistance.


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The Miami Herald

McCord reports $333K in 2012 income

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, US Governors

Pocono Record

Quicker ruling sought in Pa. gay marriage ban case

Plaintiffs in a challenge to Pennsylvania's 1996 law banning same-sex marriage made a big change in strategy Monday, asking a federal judge to bypass a trial in favor of a quick ruling in the case.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Governors

When's a $1b cut a $1b cut? When it's an issue in the Guv's race, that's when: Monday Morning Coffee

If you've been paying even cursory attention to the race for the Governor's Office this year, then you probably already know that Gov. Tom Corbett's record on public education funding has emerged as one of the key issues of the campaign.


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The Citizens' Voice

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Slapping Pennsylvania's booming natural gas industry with a new tax has long been the currency of Democrats, and now an increasingly grim budget picture is turning Republican heads in the GOP-controlled state Legislature.


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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Pa. Dems Keep Gloves on in Gubernatorial Primary

With Republican Tom Corbett among the nation's most vulnerable incumbent governors up for re-election this year, the Pennsylvania Democrats vying to replace him have ample reason not to pull punches in their bids for the nomination.


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

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

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.


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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