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Law To Curb Fatal Overdoses About To Take Effect

Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration says a prescription drug that can reduce fatalities from heroin overdoses is about to become more widely available in Pennsylvania to police and the public.

11/28/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Health Reform Advocates Say Tom Wolf’s Election Benefits Uninsured Poor

Tom Wolf’s election signals the likely end of the state’s controversial alternative to Medicaid expansion.

11/09/2014

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Another Top State Official Resigns In Midst Of Porn Office Email Scandal

A second Pennsylvania state official has stepped down in the wake of the scandal surrounding some pornographic emails exchanged among a number of state officials.

10/03/2014

File Photo (Pa. state senate majority leader Dominic Pileggi, credit: Tony Romeo)

New Bill Intends To Give Drug Overdose ‘Good Samaritan’ Immunity

Gov. Corbett is expected to sign a bill intended to prevent deaths from drug overdoses by giving a break to family members or companions who assist victims.

09/25/2014

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Project HOME’s Latest Project Brings Homes And Opportunities To Chinatown

Officials say most low-income families can’t afford the rent in Center City.

09/17/2014

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US Approves Pennsylvania Medicaid Plan

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services approved the state’s plan,

08/28/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

SRC Scheduled To Make Announcement Friday About Future Of Cash-Strapped School District

The School Reform Commission and Superintendent William Hite are scheduled to make an announcement Friday about the future of the cash-strapped school district.

08/14/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, accompanied by Pennsylvania budget secretary Charles Zogby, speaks with reporters after signing but vetoing portions of the new state budget.   Photo by Tony Romeo)

PA Senate Mulls Lawsuit Over Corbett Vetoes

While the US House has voted to sue President Obama for allegedly overstepping is authority, Governor Corbett could find himself in the same situation – as the target of a lawsuit brought by a state Senate controlled by his own Republican party.

08/04/2014

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Corbett Says Flood of Immigrants Pose Health Risk to Americans

Corbett says one of his main concerns is the health risks that may be posed by the children.

07/21/2014

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Corbett’s Legislative Strategy In Question

Governor Tom Corbett’s strategy of dealing with the legislature is being scrutinized after his decision to veto part of the new state budget riled leaders of his own party.

07/13/2014

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Push For Vote In Pennsylvania

About two dozen mothers, grandmothers, nurses and small children are in the Pennsylvania Capitol to ask state senators to advance medical marijuana legislation.

07/08/2014

FILE (Gov. Tom Corbett makes his annual budget address.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett Pushes For Pension Reform As Budget Bill Remains Unsigned

Governor Corbett says he’s not linking the budget to pension reform, but again calls for action on that issue

07/03/2014

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Statewide Poll Released In Pa. Could Have Implications On Current Budget Crisis

The state budget crisis is in full swing as a new Franklin and Marshall College poll is released by Terry Madonna, talk about timing.

07/02/2014

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mayor Nutter: ‘The Children Of Philadelphia Are Being Educationally Abused’

The mayor says Governor Corbett is using Philadelphia children as pawns to get other state issues approved, in order for the schools to get more funding.

06/30/2014

Sen. Hughes (right), and Sen. Mike Stack (D Phila) meet with reporters Sunday night. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Philadelphia Dems Reject School Money Link To Pension Reform

Democrats have swatted down a proposal by Governor Corbett to link votes for public pension reform to Philadelphia school funding.

06/30/2014

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