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Chamber of Commerce maps plan to guide city growth

The day after a City Council contingent presented plans for an ambitious data-driven program to guide city spending, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce announced its own ambitious data-driven program to guide economic growth to pay for that spending.


Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ad Watch: Claims in Pennsylvania governor's race

A look at key claims being made in TV ads that are being aired in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor ahead of the Nov. 4 election.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, 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, Tom Corbett, Erie County, PA, East Springfield, PA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up.


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

Budget Season: It's Over, But Nota

The General Appropriations bill was passed on time, with the fiscal code bill quickly following in early July.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Healthcare Law, Law, Harrisburg, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Big difference between Wolf, Rendell

Recently, a letter was published criticizing Tom Wolf after he visited Chambersburg to meet with small business owners.


Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Harrisburg, PA, Opinion

The Times-Tribune

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KERRY VISITS SCRANTON Presidential candidate John Kerry gives his speech at Courthouse Square on Friday.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ben Affleck, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Paul Kanjorski, US Politics, Scranton, PA, US Governors

The Times-Tribune

Some audits bring policy, legal changes Some audits bring change in law, policy

The release of a major audit concerning state regulation of the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on water quality is the latest round in a debate now stretching back a half dozen years.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Miami Herald

Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf would make a centerpiece of his first budget proposal an increase in income taxes on Pennsylvania's higher-earners to help expand the state's share of public education funding in exchange for a dollar-for-dollar reduction in local property taxes levied by school boards.


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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Ad check: Corbett attacks Wolf on taxes

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's current re-election campaign ad attacks Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf on taxes.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Unhinged Chris Matthews Fumes Over Ted Cruz's 'McCarthyism'

In his never-ending obsession with Ted Cruz, Hardball 's Chris Matthews devoted the start and close of his program to rants against the supposed "McCarthyism" of the Texas Senator.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Chris Matthews, Federal Aviation Administration, US Governors

The Citizens' Voice

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Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf visited Mountain Productions during a campaign stop in the city Thursday, touting the company's business approach and his plan to create manufacturing jobs.


Related Topix: Franklin & Marshall College, US Governors, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Oklahoma, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ed Rendell: To the 'American People,' Ted Cruz 'Looks Like a Jerk'

During a "Hardball" segment on MSNBC comparing former Sen. Joseph McCarthy to Sen. Ted Cruz , former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said the freshman senator "looks like a jerk."


Related Topix: US Governors, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News

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

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