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27 min ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Labor Day Parade gets political in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reporter Bob Mayo was at the city's Labor Day Parade, where politics took center stage.


Related Topix: US Governors, Allegheny County, PA

4 hrs ago | WPXI

Gov. Tom Corbett left off Pittsburgh Labor Day parade guest list

The city of Pittsburgh hosts its annual Labor Day parade every year, but this year a major political figure has been left off the guest list.


Related Topix: US Governors, Allegheny County, PA

4 hrs ago | American Thinker

Feds Approve Republican Governor's Lipstick on a Pig Medicaid Expansion

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's "Healthy PA Private Coverage Option," aka Medicaid expansion, has been given the seal of approval by federal regulators at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services .


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Medicare, Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Juniata County Fair scenes

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Gov. Tom Corbett, left, is presented a Juniata County Fair blanket by Katie McLaughlin, the state FFA president, during a ceremony held Sunday at the Juniata County Fair.


Related Topix: Juniata County, PA, US Governors, McAlisterville, PA

The Washington Post

Playing politics with health care

WE WOULD congratulate Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett , if it were seemly to commend public officials for doing the obvious.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Medicaid, Health, Opinion, US Politics, US News

Crooks and Liars

Extremely Unpopular Gop Pa Governor In a Serious State Of Denial

Gov. Tom Corbett , this year's most vulnerable Governor in the country, releases both BS poll showing him trailing Tom Wolf by single digits & expands Medicaid too late.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Franklin & Marshall College, Liberal Political News

National Review Online

John Fund: Anatomy of a GOP Disaster: Losing Pennsylvania

Then there is Governor Tom Corbett in Pennsylvania. The latest independent poll has him down a shocking 49 percent to 24 percent against Democrat Tom Wolf.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Education, School Vouchers

Business week in review: 08/31/14

Consol Energy gathered a host of luminaries at Pittsburgh International Airport to officially kick off Marcellus Shale drilling there.


Related Topix: Mining, Consol Energy, US Governors

The Spokesman-Review

Smart Bombs: Obama bashing isn't cheap - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has on his desk - or, perhaps, a dusty shelf - a couple of reports that scream "take the Medicaid expansion!" Other Republican governors do, too, and they're starting to cave to the reality that it's not worth punishing uninsured citizens, hospitals and taxpayers to aid and abet Obama Derangement Syndrome.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, C. Otter, US Governors, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

The Citizens' Voice

Corbett shifts no-tax stance

Gov. Tom Corbett's recent statement that he won't renew his 2010 no-tax pledge signals a big departure from a policy that's had a major impact on his tenure in office so far.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pennsylvania, Tax

The York Daily Record

Leadership needed on fair school funding

The outdoorsman Gov. Tom Corbett paddled his way into Pottstown recently, navigating a kayak from Union Township in Berks to Riverfront Park.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pottstown, PA, Education Etc., Ed Rendell, Montgomery County, PA, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Shrinking organized labor to show political clout in Pittsburgh parade

On Monday, thousands of union members will tramp through the streets of Pittsburgh in a traditional show of labor solidarity that's the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season.


Related Topix: Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA, US Governors, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat


Laborersa District Council of Western Pa. Endorses Corbett

The President-business manager of the laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania announced the endorsement Philip Ameris of the Laborers' district council said that on Labor Day weekend we have the opportunity to recognize those people who are allies of organized labor.


Related Topix: US Governors

Court bars release of sexually explicit emails found during Kathleen...

The former federal prosecutor tabbed by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to review her predecessors' investigation of serial pedophile Jerry Sandusky found no evidence of orders to slow that case for political reasons.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors

Evening Sun

GOP hopes to keep power under new redistricting

For the past 3 1/2 years, Republicans have controlled all three power centers in Pennsylvania government - the governorship, both chambers of the Legislature and a majority of the seven-seat Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

Greenwich Citizen

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as he speaks during a campaign stop in Boynton Beach, Fla.


Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Pennsylvania, Pat Quinn

Dissident Voice

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race

22 at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey; Oct. 1 at the "Breakfast with the Candidates" radio program aired from the Philadelphia studios of KYW Newsradio; and Oct. 8 at the studios of WTAE-TV in Wilkinsburg.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Industry, PA, Hershey, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Wilkinsburg, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Mixed reactions to Corbett's Healthy Pa. plan

Governor Tom Corbett has gotten federal approval for elements of his Healthy PA plan.


Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

CBS Local

Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected

Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Education Etc., US Governors, Sports