Governor Tom Corbett
WPHT’s Dom Giordano discussed Senate Bill One with the Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday.
Governor Corbett in February proposed raising about $1.8 billion a year for roads, bridges and mass transit primarily by lifting the cap on gasoline taxes at the wholesale level.
Democrats are vowing to take any opportunity to try to force a vote and one of those opportunities came in the state House yesterday. Democrats tried to offer a Medicaid amendment to the budget.
Local Hispanic leaders delivered “Binders full of Latinos” to Governor Tom Corbett’s Philadelphia office Friday.
Gov. Tom Corbett is pressing the federal government for an exemption that he said will prevent about 70,000 Pennsylvania children in a state-subsidized health insurance program from having to switch to Medicaid, although a public interest law center challenging Corbett’s claims said the children will be better off under Medicaid.
Eyewitness News spoke with Governor Tom Corbett after he attended a scheduled event in Montgomeryville, Montgomery County.
As Governor Corbett presses for action on proposals to raise new funding for roads, bridges, and mass transit, the focus continues to be on differences between the state House, Senate and governor on the issue.
Governor Corbett is appealing to the public to put pressure on lawmakers to enact key items of his agenda before they recess for summer.
Gov. Tom Corbett defended a comment he made last week that he had no Latinos on his staff, saying Wednesday that it had been taken out of context to hurt him politically.
Governor Corbett’s lawsuit is an anti-trust suit, saying the NCAA violated its own rules in bringing sanctions against Penn State that have resulted in economic harm to Pennsylvania.
It seemed to hit the Capitol like a brick: a sudden groundswell of criticism over a move by Gov. Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania State Board of Education to toughen academic achievement standards and tie them to graduation tests for the state’s roughly 1.7 million public and charter school students.
Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans who control the Legislature were poised to deliver yet another business tax cut, the biggest yet of Corbett’s three budget proposals.
Governor Corbett has ordered state flags lowered to half-staff in honor of former Governor George Leader, who died Thursday at age 95.
Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor has decided not to challenge incumbent Tom Corbett in next year’s Republican primary for governor.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers, the governor and other public officials are disclosing gifts, travel and other financial details in annual disclosure reports that were due Wednesday to the State Ethics Commission.
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