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12 min ago | The Miami Herald

Pa. school district reserves rise despite aid cut

Mechanicsburg Area School District was sitting on reserves equal to 33.4 percent of its annual operating budget in 2012-13, but convinced its teachers to agree to a pay freeze the next year anyway.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Evening Sun

Medical marijuana: 5 things to know about the legislative push

With the Pennsylvania Legislature set to reconvene in less than a month, citizen lobbyists and marijuana advocates are anxiously looking to their lawmakers to see the fate of proposed legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Dauphin, PA

Philly.com

Amish Mafia? Hogwash, say Lancaster locals

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

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

PennLive.com

Wolf's tax reform plan won't work, Corbett says: Friday Morning Coffee

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett speaks during an interview with The Associated Press Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Ed Rendell

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gov. Corbett told to stay away from Pittsburgh's Labor Day Parade

Pittsburgh's Labor Day Parade is a traditional display of union solidarity but this year, the politics of the governor's race has opened some fissures among union leaders.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Allegheny County, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Philadelphia Public Record

Pols On The Street: Don't Count On Union Support

It's time for non-committal members of the PA General Assembly to show their support and put in their appearances at the weekly Friday informational protests outside the Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Carpenters, Philadelphia, PA, Ed Rendell, US Governors, Harrisburg, PA

PennLive.com

Pa. GOP files election complaint against Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf's campaign

The Republican Party of Pennsylvania has filed an election complaint with the Department of State, accusing Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf and his political action committees of violating the Pennsylvania Election Code.

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Related Topix: US Governors

PennLive.com

Tomalis showed up for work, wasn't ghost employee, Folmer says: Thursday Morning Coffee

Sen. Mike Folmer-R, 48th Dist., answers a question from the public, during a Harrisburg Hope Forum at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg Wednesday December 12, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Governors

PennLive.com

In the Philly 'burbs, a battle for control of the state Senate: John L. Micek

The increasingly nasty steel cage match between Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf might be dominating this summer's political headlines, but when politics nerds start talking about the races that really matter, their eyes move down the ballot and east to the Philadelphia suburbs.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Senator Bob Casey, Pennsylvania, Chris Christie

Daily Kos

The stakes in November

Uwe Reinhardt, an economist at Princeton, has just written a great article comparing governors and state legislatures who have turned billions of dollars in Medicaid assistance and expansion to private sector CEOs and boards of directors who refuse to put a product on the market that could make them a windfall profit.

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Related Topix: US Governors

The Times-Tribune

Corbett: I kept no-new tax pledge - best I can'

Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that he believes he fulfilled the spirit of his 2010 campaign pledge not to raise taxes or fees, but he will not renew that sweeping vow in his current bid for a second term.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tax

The News Item

Gordner, Masser: State providing tools in blight fight, results will take time

State Sen. John Gordner and his legislative counterpart, Rep. Kurt Masser both believe promising steps have been taken to address blight, even if the results aren't yet convincing.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Brush-Valley, PA, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Corbett: I kept no-new tax pledge the 'best I can'

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he believes he fulfilled the spirit of his 2010 campaign pledge not to raise taxes or fees, but he won't renew that sweeping vow in his current bid for a second term.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Freshnews

Four State IT Projects Selected as Finalists for National Awards

Governor Tom Corbett announced today that four state IT projects have been selected as finalists by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers for its 2014 recognition awards.

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Related Topix: US Governors, CIO News, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

ThinkProgress

Doctors Outraged By Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened By Drilling

Fracking opponents protest before the Tom Corbett inauguration to become the 46th governor of Pennsylvania at the state capitol in Harrisburg, Pa., Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Harrisburg, PA, Health Care Policy, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Phillymag.com

FOP Endorses Wolf for Governor

The Morning Call reports that the 40,000-member Fraternal Order of Police has given its endorsement to Democrat Tom Wolf in the State gubernatorial race.

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PennLive.com

Corbett should be glad he's not governor in a state like Texas: Matt Zencey

Gov. Corbett and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have used a similar political tactic against uncooperative politicians, but only one of them has been indicted for doing so.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Governors, Rick Perry, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

PennLive.com

Gov. signs death warrant, daughter's decayed teeth prompt death...

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a death warrant for a Monroe County man who killed his girlfriend and son in 2009.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dentistry, Manheim, PA

Philly.com

Apple to provide Pa. educational program

Gov. Corbett announced Tuesday that Apple Inc. would provide a free online educational resource through iTunes that features courses and other programs, such as algebra 1, biology, and English language arts, the core-curriculum subjects that students must pass in order to graduate from high school.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, US Governors, iPod

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Their View | Lawmakers right to reject pension plan

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett held a town hall-style discussion about state pension reform while campaigning in the Erie area on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Education Etc.

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