Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill Monday that will pump billions of dollars into improvements to Pennsylvania’s highways, bridges and mass-transit systems, a major achievement that could energize Corbett’s 2014 re-election campaign.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will put his signature on the biggest legislative achievement of his tenure Monday morning — a bill to raise major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit.
Will the passage of transportation funding actually help the poll-challenged governor? Franklin and Marshall College pollster and political analyst Terry Madonna believes it will.
A standout high school athlete trying to overcome a rocky family life has been fatally shot inside a western Pennsylvania home.
Controversial rules requiring Pennsylvania high school students to pass proficiency tests to graduate are nearly official. But opponents vow to continue their fight against the Keystone Exams.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in transportation funding are set to flood the greater Philadelphia area, after Thursday’s passage of a $2.3 billion transportation funding bill in Harrisburg.
Judge John Jones III has said that the legal system’s view of sex and sexual identity cases has undergone a “sea change” over the past four decades.
After months of wrangling that virtually consumed the state capitol, a bill that will provide billions more dollars to roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania is now on its way to Governor Corbett’s desk.
There are 15 online “cyber” charters in Pennsylvania now, and six operators have applied to the state education department to run new ones.
Company owners and managers have pleaded guilty to a massive, decades-long tax fraud scheme, and this week they were being sentenced.
“It’s unacceptable in this day and age that women are dying from pregnancy and childbirth in the US,” says Dr. Priya Agrawal (center), executive director of Merck for Mothers.
3-D printers create physical objects by depositing layer upon layer of a plastic substance that hardens. And they are coming down in price.
And a higher speed limit would be in the offing, too.
A new travel survey released by AAA suggests that the fragile economy may be keeping some people closer to home.
Valley Forge has a Category 3 license, which mandates that patrons must pay at least $10 out of pocket before hitting the casino floor.