Gov. Tom Corbett
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking for ways to cut administrative costs so it can save more of its funding for infrastructure maintenance and repairs.
The bill, passed by the House on Thursday and the Senate on Friday, will not only preserve unemployment benefits for 45,000 Pennsylvanians in the short-term, it will also provide additional benefits for 90,000 others through the end of the calendar year.
Education advocates opened umbrellas today outside Philadelphia City Hall to urge Gov. Tom Corbett to spend Pennsylvania’s “rainy day” fund on schools and social programs.
Pennsylvania first lady Susan Corbett visited the Settlement Music School in South Philadelphia to view firsthand its preschool arts enrichment program that helps low-income children develop their skills.
Frustration and uncertainty are growing by the day for thousands of teachers and support staff in Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs.
A cheerful and upbeat Governor Tom Corbett was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Wednesday, two days after undergoing successful back surgery.
Corbett was under the knife for about an hour and a half to correct a condition called spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal column that results in compression of the nerves.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett is scheduled to undergo what his office calls “routine” back surgery next week.
Chanting “Save our schools,” Philadelphia public school teachers carried picket signs outside Mayfair Elementary School to bring attention to cuts in state education funding.
As a result of the death of Osama bin Laden, memories of the 9/11 terrorist attacks hung heavy over Monday’s annual ceremony at the state capitol honoring Pennsylvania law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Pennsylvania state senator Joseph Scarnati has rolled out his long-awaited proposal to impose fees on natural gas drillers in the state’s Marcellus Shale region.
Only 39 percent of Pennsylvania voters approve of the job that Governor Tom Corbett is doing, while his disapproval rating of 37 percent has more than tripled since the school’s last poll.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett has signed into a law a bill repealing a requirement that sprinklers be included in new homes built in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
In what’s being described as an unprecedented event, the West Chester Area School District has secured wage freeze agreements with its unions that will save taxpayers more than $1.4 million.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s new budget has some fine print that could be bad news for the City of Philadelphia’s recreation department.