Governor Tom Corbett

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

(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)

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative Funding

Gov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the state legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.

07/10/2014

(Pa. governor Tom Corbett, in file photo. Credit: Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Budget On His Desk, Gov. Corbett Has A Lot To Consider

With lawmakers’ rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Gov. Tom Corbett will do with the no-new-taxes budget plan sitting on his desk.

07/05/2014

(Pa. governor Tom Corbett, in file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett Withholds Signature From $29.1B Budget

Gov. Tom Corbett says he won’t sign a $29.1 billion spending plan for Pennsylvania state government before the fiscal year ends at midnight, saying he’ll continue to seek passage of a meaningful bill to reduce future public pension costs.

06/30/2014

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Corbett Renews Call For Compromise On Philly School Funding, Public Pension Reform

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is renewing his appeal for compromise on the issues of Philadelphia school funding and public employee pension reform.

06/30/2014

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PA Attorney General’s Report On Sandusky Investigation Being Made Public

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday morning was set to release the long-awaited report on the investigation of how the Jerry Sandusky case was handled.

06/23/2014

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Pa. Sues Over Gasoline Additive Contamination

Lawyers for Governor Corbett and Attorney General Kathleen Kane have filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court seeking relief from widespread water pollution caused by a gasoline additive used prior to 2005.

06/20/2014

Corbett, making his budget address in Harrisburg.  (Photo from Pennsylvania Capitol TV)

Senate Majority Leader: Pa. Budget Headed For Overtime

The current fiscal year ends June 30th. That’s when a new budget is due and lawmakers are scheduled to wrap up work for the summer. But, Chester Republican Dominic Pileggi, the Senate majority leader has told members of his caucus to prepare to be in Harrisburg in July.

06/17/2014

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Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail Strike

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.

06/14/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Corbett To Sign Latest Child Sex Abuse Bill

Montgomery County House Republican Mike Vereb says his legislation was prompted by the case of William “Billy” Gordon, a private volleyball coach and personal trainer convicted of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15 year-old girl he coached.

06/10/2014

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6 Cited As Protestors Call On Governor Corbett To Reverse Education Cuts

Philadelphia Police say they were charged with a summary offense for obstructing the roadway, and all were released.

06/09/2014

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Reports: No Evidence Corbett Slowed Pace Of Sandusky Investigation

Published reports say the results of the attorney general’s probe show no evidence that Governor Tom Corbett deliberately slowed the pace of the investigation into Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse.

06/07/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Governor Christie: Plenty Of Cash For Corbett

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, says poll-challenged colleague, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, can win in November.

06/07/2014

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