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Civil Rights Advocates Concerned Over New Law Authorizing Drug Database In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania doctors and DA’s are celebrating a new law signed by Governor Tom Corbett this week that creates a statewide database to monitor prescription drug use. But there are privacy concerns.

10/29/2014

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett speaks at a news conference following a night of rioting in response to the firing of Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.  Photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett Dropped From NCAA Suit On Penn State Fine

The NCAA has dropped Gov. Tom Corbett and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent.

10/21/2014

(Gov. Corbett is flanked by Maureen Faulkner and Pa. state rep Mike Vereb, sponsor of the amendment, at the signing ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Law Signed To Curb Cop Killer’s ‘Obscene Celebrity’

Gov. Corbett signed into law a measure that he says is intended to curb the “obscene celebrity” cultivated by convicts such as Mumia Abu-Jamal.

10/21/2014

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Possible Lead In Manhunt For Suspected Trooper Killer Eric Frein

Governor Tom Corbett and police officials held a news conference Saturday on the manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein to discuss new developments.

10/18/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie praises the courage of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to take on the tough issues during his first term. Christie spoke Thursday at a Corbett campaign rally at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Gov. Christie Campaigns With Gov. Corbett In Wayne

With less than a month to the election, the GOP faithful rallied behind Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett late Thursday afternoon at Valley Forge Military Academy in Wayne.

10/09/2014

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Lewd Email Scandal In Harrisburg Continues To Grow

The scandal over lewd emails in the Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office has already brought the resignation of two state officials. Many are now calling for an outside investigation into just what’s going on.

10/04/2014

File Photo of Governor Tom Corbett and his wife Susan (credit: CBS)

Corbetts Welcome Two More Grandsons

Governor Tom Corbett and his wife Susan have two more grandsons now. Corbett’s office says his second and third grandchildren were born last week to his son Tommy and Tommy’s longtime girlfriend.

09/28/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Poll Shows Little Movement For Corbett In Pa. Governor Race

A new poll shows Governor Corbett is making little progress in cutting down the commanding lead held by his Democratic challenger, Tom Wolf.

09/25/2014

File Photos of Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.  (Corbett photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images, Wolf File Photo by Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett, Wolf Prepare For First Debate In Pa. Governor’s Race

Republican Governor Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf are to square off Monday evening at a Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce and Industry dinner in Hershey.

09/22/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Bill To Change Name Of Department Of Public Welfare Sent To Gov. Corbett

The new name for the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare will be the Department of Human Services. The sponsor of the bill making the change, sent to the Governor Wednesday by the House, is Representative Thomas Murt, a Montgomery County Republican.

09/17/2014

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Taxes Will Be Prime Issue In Pennsylvania Governor Race

Pennsylvania Republicans are turning up the heat on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf to cough up his personal and corporate income tax returns.

08/28/2014

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

Growing Outrage Over Stalled Cigarette Tax Meant To Help Philadelphia Schools

Republican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.

08/01/2014

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Report: Pope Francis To Attend World Meeting Of Families In Philly In 2015

According to a report, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has confirmed that Pope Francis will be coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in 2015.

07/25/2014

Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Jerry Jordan, head of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, testifies before City Council about how the union would like to see the schools funded.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phila. Teachers’ Union To Corbett: We’ve Already Offered Concessions

Governor Corbett yesterday called out the Philadelphia teachers union for not contributing to a solution for the school district’s fiscal mess. The union says the governor is wrong.

07/11/2014

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