Governor Tom Corbett
Gov. Tom Corbett signed a bill Monday that will pump billions of dollars into improvements to Pennsylvania’s highways, bridges and mass-transit systems, a major achievement that could energize Corbett’s 2014 re-election campaign.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will put his signature on the biggest legislative achievement of his tenure Monday morning — a bill to raise major new funding for roads, bridges and mass transit.
Five democratic candidates for governor spoke to nearly a thousand people Saturday night at Temple University.
Governor Corbett is slated to sign the transportation funding package passed by the state legislature. King of Prussia based GVF, which has been pushing for more infrastructure dollars, is looking forward to the projects to get rolling.
Will the passage of transportation funding actually help the poll-challenged governor? Franklin and Marshall College pollster and political analyst Terry Madonna believes it will.
Hundreds of millions of dollars in transportation funding are set to flood the greater Philadelphia area, after Thursday’s passage of a $2.3 billion transportation funding bill in Harrisburg.
After months of wrangling that virtually consumed the state capitol, a bill that will provide billions more dollars to roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania is now on its way to Governor Corbett’s desk.
Despite blistering criticism from state Democrats, Governor Corbett has decided to once again extend the bid by a British-based firm to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery.
Treasurer Rob McCord says there’s no reason for the Corbett administration to move forward with the privatization effort, especially after Attorney General Kathleen Kane rejected the contract as illegal back in February.
Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day, a chance to safely get rid of those old, unused prescription drugs and medications.
Governor Corbett’s conditions for expanding Medicaid were the target of an unusual protest at Sunday’s Eagles game.
A spokesman for the governor says Pennsylvania should be able to get through the month of October before it feels the effect of the federal government shutdown on health, safety and human service programs.
State Treasurer Rob McCord confirmed Tuesday that he will join the already crowded Democratic field for governor and try to challenge an expected re-election bid by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett next year.
Inadequate funding for Pennsylvania’s largest school district could damage the futures of its students and the state’s economy, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Monday after he lobbied Gov. Tom Corbett for more aid.
Both the U.S. and Pennsylvania flags shall remain at half-staff until sunset on Friday, September 20th.