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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has not been a great friend to poor people, to say the least, so this comes as quite a surprise: Corbett is following the lead of Gov. Dannel Malloy in Connecticut and Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York, both Democrats, to avoid cuts in food stamps.
Surrounded by veterans and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard, Governor Tom Corbett kicked off the new Veterans Designation for Pennsylvania driver's licenses and identification cards.
Gov. Tom Corbett appeared ready Thursday to drop one of the most controversial conditions of his proposal to accept billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars and extend taxpayer-subsidized insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor in Pennsylvania.
So, again: there are campaign effects and fundamentals. Campaign effects themselves include various things - issue positions, ads, the candidates, GOTV and other mobilization efforts, and more.
BY JOE SHAHEELI/ In time to make it an interesting race, Council President Darrell Clark has issued a writ of election to fill the seat vacated by Councilman at Large, Bill Green whose appointment by Gov. Tom Corbett to head the School Reform Commission has been confirmed by the Senate.
The effects of the sweeping $2.3 billion transportation bill signed by Gov. Tom Corbett in November are trickling down to Warren County.
Budget planning and ethics will be two key topics when The Penn State Board of Trustees meets in Hershey on Thursday and Friday.
Tom Corbett , governor of Pennsylvania, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.
In a move that surprised even his most cynical critics, Gov. Corbett Wednesday night forestalled an estimated $3 billion in cuts to food stamps in the state over the next 10 years.
"We have been compelled to take this action because this information has not been forthcoming from the Corbett administration," said Vitali, in a press release Wednesday.
Total job growth has slowed too, but Tom Corbett only thinks private sector job growth counts so let's judge him by that metric : The story of the last 3 years is that as soon as the Republican Party's "pro-growth" policies hit the bloodstream, job growth started stagnating.
"Every one of the 348 successful projects means new jobs and new opportunities for the people of finished fourth in the nation with 348 new or expanded corporate facilities in 2013.
Mowery was a former Republican member of the state Senate for 12 years before he retired in 2004 to spend more time with his family.
A former assistant football coach and key prosecution witness in the upcoming conspiracy trial of three former Penn State leaders accused of covering up Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse crimes told his players during a November 2011 closed-door meeting that he, too, was sexually abused as a boy, sources told ESPN The Magazine.
Veterans will now have the opportunity to honor their military service on their driver's license, according to the governor's office.
Pennsylvania military veterans can now have their service noted on state driver's licenses, offering them a way to demonstrate their status if they don't have military ID handy.