Governor Tom Corbett
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.”
The U.S. Education Department granted Pennsylvania a partial waiver from the No Child Left Behind school evaluation law Tuesday, giving state officials the flexibility to develop alternatives they say will yield more meaningful assessments of schools and students.
A Pennsylvania court will hear arguments next month on the governor’s attempt to stop Montgomery County from issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
Governor Tom Corbett may not be changing his message as he shifts into re-election mode, but for the first time in his nearly three-year tenure he’s bringing in new messengers.
A former eight-term state lawmaker from Lancaster County is Gov. Tom Corbett’s new legislative affairs secretary.
Gov. Tom Corbett’s longtime spokesman, Kevin Harley, is taking a new job outside of state government.
The conservative majority of the House GOP caucus has proven that it can win elections and get results in the Pennsylvania state Capitol.
One big reason is that Republican leaders of the GOP-controlled House said they didn’t want to deal with alcohol privatization on a piecemeal basis.
Gov. Tom Corbett and more than 100 political supporters are planning to gather at a southwestern Pennsylvania resort for a weekend event being headlined by New Jersey Gov. Christie.
While the R&B, rap and rock bands played on, organizers gathered petition signatures at Love Park Tuesday, urging that cuts to music and arts programs in Philadelphia schools be restored.