Gov. Tom Corbett
Governor Corbett is expected to sign legislation prompted by a string of devastating arson fires in Coatesville several years ago.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials, including Gov. Tom Corbett, will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.
Corbett’s poll numbers have slid from bad to worse, and his campaign kickoff follows a tough summer.
The Governor is sending a message to the Democrats and his own party.
For the second time in less than three months, there’s a change at the top in the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Eleven former Pennsylvania National Guard armories and a former firing range are being put up for sale.
They all make their professional home at a shared sports complex. But the four men responsible for making Philadelphia’s four pro sports teams go rarely share a stage.
With the state’s revenue picture improving, the state senate’s budget plan would restore all of the governor’s proposed cuts to higher education and about half of his proposed cuts for county-run human services programs.
Governor Tom Corbett says he’s working to preserve and create jobs on two major fronts in the Philadelphia region.
“Do you want to continue to argue, or do you want to ask a question?” the governor snapped at one point as reporters peppered him with questions about the pace of the Jerry Sandusky investigation when he was attorney general.
It’s been ten years since the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania took control of the Philadelphia school system, but even those who initially supported the state takeover acknowledge a seemingly neverending torrent of problems.
In an apparent effort to jump start the issue,Pennsylvania state senator Jake Corman is introducing legislation that would implement the recommendations of a panel appointed by Governor Corbett to study transportation funding.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is proposing a more modest tuition voucher program as part of a school reform proposal he unveiled Tuesday morning at a charter school in York, Pa.
Cary’s novel, “The Price of a Child,” was the first “One Book, One Philadelphia” pick in 2003, and she founded Art Sanctuary 13 years ago.
Tracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network says the proposed fees pale in comparison to the damage that can be done by fracking.