Gov. Tom Corbett
The School District of Philadelphia’s executive staff now must take 16 furlough days, instead of eight.
Temple University officials say the school was expecting the governor’s budget to cut funding but wasn’t prepared for a “profound” reduction of 50 percent to universities in the commonwealth.
Critics of Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s new budget plan, released today in Harrisburg, were quick to respond.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett today took the wraps off a state budget proposal that cuts spending by about three percent in the 2011-2012 fiscal year, which begins July 1st.
Following the mayor’s speech to City Council on Thursday morning, Councilman Frank Rizzo called the mayor’s budget “a first draft,” and he expects Nutter to wind up blaming Governor Corbett for the final result.
The man tapped to become Pennsylvania’s environmental protection chief says he’s “ruminating” over a New York Times article raising concerns over radioactivity and other pollution in wastewater from natural gas drilling.
Corbett, as the board’s new chairman, vowed to keep an open mind on things at the embattled bi-state agency.
The loss leaves about 41,000 working people in Pennsylvania looking for affordable health insurance.
Major changes made on the Pennsylvania side of the table at the board of the Delaware River Port Authority are being welcomed by at least one person who sits on the New Jersey side.
Governor Tom Corbett’s budget secretary today prepared Pennsylvania residents for some pain in next week’s budget address.
The issue of whether to impose a severance tax on companies looking to drill in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale was front and center on Wednesday at a Pennsylvania House hearing in Montgomery County.
A spokesman for Governor Corbett says he expects to negotiate with state union workers in “good faith” and does not expect a Wisconsin-style showdown over collecting bargaining rights in Pennsylvania.
A new poll shows that Pennsylvania voters generally like the state’s new governor — those, that is, who have any opinion of him at all.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett has fired some state workers and suspended others in the wake of a far-reaching investigation of a West Philadelphia abortion clinic by a Philadelphia grand jury.
Kevin Harley, a spokesman for Governor Corbett, said on Thursday, “I can tell you that under the Corbett administration the inspectors in the Department of Health will follow all laws and regulations.”