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Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Tom Corbett, Archbishop Charles Chaput and Mayor Michael Nutter make a pitch for money and volunteers from business and community leaders during an event at Union League. (credit: Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Papal Pitch Team Makes Plea To Business And Civic Leaders

Some 150 business and community leaders were invited to breakfast Tuesday at the Union League by Philadelphia’s papal pitch team — and they were asked to step up and do their part for a possible September 2015 visit by Pope Francis to the city.

04/15/2014

(Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a March 2014 trip to Rome with Gov. Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. Credit: CBS3)

Nutter, Corbett, Chaput To Meet With Business Leaders About World Meeting Of Families

Today’s session, Mayor Nutter says, is in part to jumpstart fundraising for next year’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

04/15/2014

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Corbett Visits Delaware County To Promote PA’s Natural Gas Drilling Policies

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett toured Aqua America’s Compressed Natural Gas fueling station in Springfield on Tuesday and touted the benefits of the state’s natural gas drilling policies.

04/08/2014

Mayor Nutter gives Archbishop Paglia a Liberty Bell and calls Philadelphia City of Hope built on families. (photo by Pat Ciarrocchi)

Visit To The Vatican: Planning for 2015 World Meeting of Families Continues at the Vatican

The planning for next year’s World Meeting of Families continues at the Vatican.

03/25/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: Delegation to Discuss Plans for 2015 Gathering, Request Pope Francis Visit

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are at the Vatican to discuss plans for next year’s World Meeting of Families right here in Philadelphia.

03/24/2014

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Delegation Goes To Rome With Plans To Lure The Pope To Philadelphia

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are leading a group to planning meetings with Vatican officials for the World Meeting of Families scheduled here in September 2015.

03/24/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter, Governor Tom Corbett, and Archbishop Charles Chaput, discussing their upcoming trip to the Vatican.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia’s Ability To Host Major Events

Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.

03/18/2014

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

Analyst: Corbett Makes “Shrewd” Moves In Tough Election Year

Governor Corbett made a couple of moves that surprised political observers this past week.

03/09/2014

Dr. Stuart Shapiro speaks  at a Capitol news conference. (credit: Tony Romeo)

PA Nursing Homes: “We’re On Brink Of Financial Collapse”

Nursing homes in Pennsylvania are sounding the alarm that they are on a path toward fiscal ruin.

02/23/2014

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Ex-Top Pa. Prosecutor Scaled Back Email Retention

A former acting Pennsylvania attorney general says his decision to shorten the period before emails were deleted had nothing to do with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation.

02/15/2014

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

AG Defends Length Of Probe Into Length Of Sandusky Probe

Attorney General Kathleen Kane is defending the length of her investigation into Tom Corbett’s probe of Jerry Sandusky. She issued a statement this week explaining delays.

02/08/2014

Governor Tom Corbett

Gov. Corbett Signs Disaster Emergency Proclamation In Response To Devastating Storm

Governor Tom Corbett Wednesday night signed a disaster emergency proclamation in response to this week’s devastating storm.

02/05/2014

Jan. 17, 2014: (Gov. Corbett, at lectern, announces the appointment of Bill Green, partially hidden, to head the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pa. Senate Confirms Green, Jimenez To School Reform Commission

The state senate approved the nominations of City Councilman Bill Green to be SRC chair, and Farah Jimenez to be an SRC member.

02/04/2014

Gov. Tom Corbett opens his re-election campaign.  (Credit: KDKA, Pittsburgh)

Pennsylvania Republican Leaders Endorse Corbett For Re-Election

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett accepted the Republican State Committee’s endorsement on Saturday for a second four-year term.

02/01/2014

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Next Move Corbett’s In Long-Running Pension Saga

Governor Tom Corbett and his budget secretary have used stark terms to discuss the state of Pennsylvania’s public-sector pensions, a topic that many expect to be addressed when their 2014-15 budget proposal is unveiled in a little more than a week.

01/25/2014

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