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1 hr ago |

County Democrats hit Corbett on economic record

Key Chester County Democrats gathered for a press conference on the steps of the old Chester County Courthouse to decry Gov. Tom Corbett's poor economic record and express support for Democrat Tom Wolf, who is running against Corbett.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Chester County, PA, Downingtown, PA, Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Gov. Corbett signs execution warrant for Hubert L. Michael Jr., convicted killer

A convicted killer has been scheduled to die by lethal injection for murdering 16-year-old Trista Eng after kidnapping her in York County in the summer of 1993.


Related Topix: US Governors, York County, PA, Dillsburg, PA, Lancaster County, PA

3 hrs ago |

PennDOT chief: Congress must do its work or put projects at risk

Even as regional leaders approved a $10.5 billion plan to boost transportation funding for Southeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, state Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch warned that road and transit projects could be endangered by congressional inaction on the federal Highway Trust Fund.


Related Topix: US Governors, Bucks County, PA

5 hrs ago |

Attacks in Pa. Governora s Race Heating Up

This is the new ad from Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, bashing challenger Tom Wolf over how his company moved to Delaware.


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5 hrs ago | Philadelphia Public Record

Are Pennsylvania Population Changes Working Against Corbett?

BY TONY WEST/ Time is not kind to Gov. Tom Corbett's reelection hopes. The Pennsylvania that harbors his political base is not growing.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Lt. Gov. Cawley: 'I Guess There Are Some Moderate And...

PHILADELPHIA - Chris Stigall talked with Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about tensions between Governor Tom Corbett and Republicans in the state Senate.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

11 hrs ago |

Senate GOP lawyers up over Corbett vetoes: Thursday Morning Coffee

Gov. Tom Corbett and members of his staff have been ordered to release documents related to the drafting of an anti-smog plan for Pennsylvania.


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15 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Release data on smog plan

Whether the Corbett administration's weak anti-smog plan is adequate to clear Pennsylvania's air is a matter of scientific and political debate.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pocono Record

Corbett TV ad blitz seeks to 'change the narrative'

Gov. Tom Corbett, trailing opponent Tom Wolf by 20 to 25 points in the polls, has poured $1.66 million into television ads blanketing the state in July, according to FCC reports.


Related Topix: US Governors, Franklin & Marshall College, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, Rick Perry

JD Supra

Pennsylvania Provides For Licensing, Regulation Of Debt Settlement Providers

On July 9, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed SB 622 , which directs the Department of Banking and Securities to establish licensing requirements, including fees, for providers of debt settlement services.


Related Topix: US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Lebanon Daily News

Manan Trivedi and Ryan Costello take differing view of PA-6 poll results

An internal poll conducted by Democrat Manan Trivedi gives a mixed bag of results but predicts a close race with Republican rival Ryan Costello for Pennsylvania's Sixth Congressional District seat.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Berks County, PA, US Governors, Mitt Romney

Pa. Childrena s Home Will Take Immigrant Children

Just days after Gov. Corbett openly wondered if the influx of immigrant children might bring disease to Pennsylvania , another institution has agreed to house some of the kids coming north from Central America.


Related Topix: US Governors, Kids, Family

Putin should be made an 'international pariah' over downed airliner, Pat Toomey says: Wednesday Morning Coffee

Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa ., is calling for U.S. action against Russian President Vladimir Putin over that downed airliner.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Vladimir Putin, US Governors

The York Daily Record

Latest attack ad hits air in Pa. governor's race

The race for Pennsylvania governor is heating up, as a second outside group joined the fray with an attack ad on TV.


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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Wolf takes shots at Corbett over Pa. credit downgrade

Monday's credit downgrade from Moody's Investors Services, a move widely seen as indicative of a sluggish economy and poor budgets, was wielded by Tom Wolf on Tuesday as vindication of his argument that Gov. Tom Corbett has hurt the state's economy.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

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, Ed Rendell


Fresh Start PA: Under Gov. Tom Corbett, 'Pennsylvania ranks 49th in job creation.'

The pro-Democratic group Fresh Start PA ran this ad against Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.


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Pa. auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation

Eugene DePasquale released a performance audit report that says the Department of Environmental Protection lacks a clear policy on the timeliness and frequency of inspections of the thousands of wells and does not routinely verify information the industry provides about waste disposal.


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Corbett Stumps for Pension Reform

July 22, 2014 Governor Corbett Meets with Residents of Erie Region, Officials to Urge Legislature to Fix Pension Costs Fights to Control Property Taxes for Hard-Working Pennsylvania Families Erie - Governor Tom Corbett visited Harbor Creek High School in Harborcreek today, continuing statewide meetings calling on the state legislature to pass ... (more)


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CBS Local

Governor Corbett Considering Special Legislative Session To Deal With Pension Crisis

Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about what he calls a crisis with public employee's pensions.


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