Gov. Tom Corbett
Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary is raising the possibility that Governor Tom Corbett may not make his much-anticipated proposal on transportation funding that was expected this fall.
At the PEMA operations center in suburban Harrisburg, Governor Tom Corbett said the focus right now is on the central part of the state, along the Susquehanna River.
Governor Corbett says the disaster declaration will enable state and local governments to respond more quickly and efficiently to any problems the storm may cause.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s “Transportation Funding Commission” has recommended increasing fuel taxes and vehicle fees to raise new money for roads, bridges, and mass transit.
Governor Tom Corbett has signed into law a controversial bill expanding a person’s right to use lethal force in self-defense in Pennsylvania.
Under the current law known as “joint and several,” in lawsuits involving multiple defendants, any one defendant can be on the hook for the entire judgment if codefendants can’t pay.
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.