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Reforming Pa. public school funding a herculeana task for new commission, members say

The Basic Education Funding Commission members met on Thursday for its organizational meeting and reminded its 15 members of their charge: develop a fair distribution formula for the basic education dollars that flow to the state's 500 school districts and charter schools.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Philadelphia Public Record

Pols on the Street: Stack's Backyard Supporters?

WITH HOST Democratic Party Chairman and Congressman Bob Brady were Jim Jenkins; Tracey Roman, Esq.; State Rep. Mark Cohen; Brady; Ward Leader Carol Jenkins; and Ducky Birts, CEO of Birts Foundation, all enjoying Brady Bunch beach party in N. Wildwood.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Corbett's counterproductive pension proposal

House Republican leaders Sam Smith and Mike Turzai boast that Republican pension legislation would provide budgetary relief to school districts.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Education Etc., US Governors, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Government Executive

Former Mayor's Name Lingers All Over Boston

It's hard to deny that Thomas M. Menino, a larger-than-life figure in Boston politics who served as mayor for 20 years, left his stamp on the city.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BBC News

Waiting in the (West) Wing

Vice-President Joe Biden, a man who has already run for the presidency twice, may have one more campaign left in him.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, US Governors, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Business Journal

Exclusive: Ed Rendell talks taxes, Wolf and DeSean Jackson

Ed Rendell has had a long career, and I have had a relatively short career. So, from who better to get the lay of the land on some local issues that ultimately affect the industries I cover - hospitality, tourism and restaurants - than the former Pennsylvania governor? In this Q&A, Rendell shares his thoughts on raising taxes, Philadelphia's two ... (more)


Related Topix: US Governors, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Tom Corbett, Marketing

The Times-Tribune

Budget supports create uncertainty

The ink is barely dry on the new $29 billion state budget, but spending cuts or freezes to keep it balanced loom.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Olyphant, PA, Punxsutawney, PA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Special legislative session an option for Corbett

Talk of a special legislative session, that expedient used by governors to focus public attention on an issue, is again in the air.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Prison

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The White House

What They're Saying Around the Country: Build America Investment Initiative

This week, President Obama spoke about the importance of long-term investments in our country's infrastructure in front of Delaware's Interstate 495 Bridge.


Related Topix: US Governors

Corbett seeks to change view of education record

And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of Corbett's job performance is his record on education.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pension, Personal Finance, Franklin & Marshall College

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Corbett's battle to remain in the Pennsylvania Governor's mansion

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett 's last political battle may be the toughest of his career.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett


Building America's Future releases statement of support on Obama infrastructure fix

"President Obama's plan is essential to fostering public-private partnerships so that we can modernize our roads, rails, transit and aviation systems.


Related Topix: US Governors

Business Journal

Ed Rendell calls out politicians for not investing in infrastructure

The Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large Steve Clemons talks manufacturing and infrastructure with Ed Rendell at the National Constitution Center.


Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal headlines fundraiser for Pennsylvania ...

Corbett campaign officials said they expected the Wednesday evening event in North Whitehall Township to raise more than $250,000.


Related Topix: US Governors, Bobby Jindal

State Capitol gridlock? PA's state House GOP has been leading from the front: Sam Smith and Mike Turzai

Those successful legislative policy initiatives have helped propel private sector job growth, brought back budgetary responsibility, pushed and passed unparalleled investments in education, and changed how Harrisburg operates.


Related Topix: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Dauphin County, PA, US Governors, Opinion

#PABudget: A Timeline of Tom Corbett's Excellent Misadventure

Trailing by double-digits in the polls entering the month of June, Tom Corbett needed to hit a walk-off homerun on the 2014-15 budget to have any real chance at re-election in the fall.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Seimens Partners with Penn State, Makes Donation

Students at all of Penn State's campuses will soon have access to cutting edge engineering software that will make them more valuable in the job market.


Related Topix: US Governors, Harborcreek, PA

Approval likely for three Northampton County cabinet candidates, including new sheriff

Members of Northampton County Council offered no opposition to Executive John Brown's three cabinet candidates this afternoon, but similar candidates in the future may be banned if some councilmen have their way.


Related Topix: Northampton County, PA, US Governors, Lehigh County, PA, Bethlehem, PA, Pen Argyl, PA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Tom Wolf would

Last week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf chose to highlight his Chambersburg trip with visits to some small businesses.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Opinion

Democratic novice asked to step out of pivotal Bucks race

High-powered Democrats have asked political novice Steve Cickay to withdraw from what is viewed as a pivotal Bucks County state Senate race, according to sources familiar with the discussions, and give way to Shaughnessy Naughton - who lost in the May primary in her bid for a congressional seat.


Related Topix: US News, Bucks County, PA, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law