Governor Tom Corbett
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.
The Pennsylvania Lottery once again set records for sales and profits in the fiscal year just ended, but there’s a big difference in the numbers for both categories.
Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s hiring his third chief of staff and his third secretary of legislative affairs in as many years as he struggles to improve his public image and his clout inside the Capitol.
In a brief afternoon session Monday, the state house wrapped up the budget by approving what’s called the fiscal code. Wrapped up in that code is a one-time, $45 million for Philadelphia schools.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s son-in-law, a former Philadelphia narcotics officer, is facing theft charges.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has taken the wraps off an emergency funding proposal intended to raise $140 million for Philadelphia’s public schools.
Gov. Tom Corbett shuttled between the offices of legislative leaders on the final afternoon of the state budget year Sunday with the fate of his ambitious budget-season agenda hanging in the balance.