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7 min ago | Business Journal

AmeriSource Bergen to add 185 jobs, expand into Conshohocken

AmerisourceBergen will expand its local operations by leasing and renovating Millennium III, an existing 70,000-square-foot office building in Conshohocken, and has committed to add 185 new jobs in the Philadelphia region over the next three years, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said.


Related Topix: Biotech, AmerisourceBergen, Conshohocken, PA, US Governors, Chesterbrook, PA

1 hr ago |

Montco Man Starts Write-In Campaign for Governor

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports a Montgomery County man named Dave Naples is running a write-in campaign for governor - taking on the large bank accounts and established organizations behind Gov. Tom Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf with the power of Facebook .


Related Topix: US Governors

4 hrs ago | Education Week

Philadelphia Schools to Open on Time with Cuts to Programs

Philadelphia's schools will open Sept. 8, but the district will cut cleaning, repairs, and professional development for some teachers as a result of cost-cutting measures that officials hope will be temporary.


Related Topix: US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Pa. school district reserves rise despite aid cut

Susquehanna Twp. School District raised taxes in 2013-14 even though it ended the year with enough in its reserve funds to cover 27 percent of its 2012-13 operating budget.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Susquehanna, PA, Venango County, PA, US Governors, Montgomery, PA, Jefferson County, PA

The Morning Call

Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

Ron Tomalis' email, phone records and work calendar showed little activity since he took a position as Gov. Tom Corbett's education adviser after being replaced as secretary of education.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Dauphin County, PA, Harrisburg, PA


Former Pa. lawmaker to take another shot at House seat

State Democrats on Tuesday added David Kessler to the ballot as the party's nominee in the 130th District.


Related Topix: US Governors

GOP officials blast Wolf on tax returns

A number of Chester County's leading Republicans gathered Tuesday on the old county Courthouse steps with a simple request: that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf release his tax returns for the last decade.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Ed Rendell

The Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon plans Partridge Street Project area sale

View looking north prior to demolition of boarded up homes on Partridge Street taken on October 29, 2013.


Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, US Governors, Lebanon County, PA


Governor Corbett Vows to Save 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team

Governor Tom Corbett today released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team headquartered in Scranton.


Related Topix: US Governors, Scranton, PA

Corbett cheers gas drilling at Pittsburgh Airport: Tuesday Morning Coffee

Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We'd like to think we have a pretty vivid imagination, our childhood spent, as it was, thrilling to the adventures of Batman, Robin and even King Arthur.


Related Topix: US Governors, Pennsylvania

Altoona Mirror

Braham's family wants hazing to become felony

A family alleging that fraternity hazing drove their 18-year-old son and Penn State Altoona student to suicide last March is now attempting to get Pennsylvania's elected state officials to consider harsher penalties under the state's anti-hazing law.


Related Topix: Penn State Altoona, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014

State's energy sector a job-creating engine

On Monday afternoon, in a room of nearly 400 people involved in job training and placement and in the industries that create jobs, Pennsylvania's Secretary of Labor and Industry Julia Hearthway said while the energy sector is the smallest sector in the state terms of jobs, it is the fastest growing.


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Dallas Morning News

Mark Davis: Perry acting the part of a presidential hopeful

Gov. Rick Perry's travel agenda is as full as his issue plate. He is crisscrossing America making appearances on behalf of candidates still interested in his appeal following his dubious indictment.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Travis County, TX, Opinion

ABC 27

Legislature mostly ignores Corbett call for pension reform

But this silence is not golden for a governor who has criss-crossed the state begging/cajoling/shaming/pleading with lawmakers to give him pension reform.


Related Topix: US Governors, US News

Business Journal

Pickens: Pennsylvania natural gas production approaching that of Texas

The oil and gas industry is the most dynamic industry in the U.S. and will remain so for a long time, according to T. Boone Pickens, chairman of BP Capital Management, who spoke Monday during Gov. Tom Corbett's Jobs 1st Summit in Pittsburgh.


Related Topix: Oil & Gas, US Governors

Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling

The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport is being cheered by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, US Governors, Mining, Consol Energy

The York Daily Record

Amish country bristles at 'Mafia' TV show

The couple own Lovelace Manor, a bed-and-breakfast on the outskirts of town, and found the show that depicts black-clothed young men terrorizing neighbors distasteful, offensive and an affront to their many Amish friends.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Lancaster, PA, Amish Mafia, Entertainment, Television, Public Relations, US Governors

Fox News

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's campaign ads get weird

Billionaire liberal activist Tom Steyer is dumping millions into campaign ads this year, attacking Republican lawmakers he deems unfriendly to the environment.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rick Scott, US Governors, Paul LePage, Weird

The Times-Tribune

New laws extend whistleblower cover

A broader range of employees can seek legal protection if they report wrongdoing under state laws taking effect at the start of September.


Related Topix: US Governors, Lehman, PA, Luzerne County, PA

Corbett, Wolf run against history when talking taxes

Perhaps you recall what turned out to be troublesome tax-talk by Democrat Walter Mondale and Republican George H.W. Bush.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tax, Texas