Governor Tom Corbett
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.
Corbett continues to insist that Pennsylvania cannot afford to expand the current Medicaid program. Instead, he is proposing to make Medicaid benefits more in line with what the working insured get.
The Corbett administration has hired former state Supreme Court justice William Lamb to handle the federal litigation over same sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s office announced Thursday it has hired a well-known lawyer from outside the government to lead his defense of the state’s same-sex marriage ban in a federal lawsuit.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general has granted express written authority to lawyers for Gov. Tom Corbett to handle a case in which the Health Department wants to stop a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from giving marriage licenses to same-sex couples, according to a Tuesday court filing.
Lawyers for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania say gay couples who got marriage licenses should not be allowed to intervene in the lawsuit against a Montgomery County official because their licenses are invalid.
The ads have saturated the airwaves recently. They show a Philadelphia mother saying, “Mayor Nutter has stood with Governor Corbett as he gutted funding for Philadelphia’s public schools.”