Governor Tom Corbett
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.
A Philadelphia state senator says a rescue package for Philadelphia schools is evolving and that the latest proposal no longer includes giving the city the power to increase cigarette taxes there.
State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai says members of his caucus tend to prefer a less expensive transportation funding proposal put forth by Governor Corbett.
Democrats in the legislature have vowed to try to force a vote on the expansion of Medicaid, something that Governor Corbett continues to resist.
WPHT’s Dom Giordano discussed Senate Bill One with the Governor Tom Corbett on Tuesday.
Governor Corbett in February proposed raising about $1.8 billion a year for roads, bridges and mass transit primarily by lifting the cap on gasoline taxes at the wholesale level.
Democrats are vowing to take any opportunity to try to force a vote and one of those opportunities came in the state House yesterday. Democrats tried to offer a Medicaid amendment to the budget.
Local Hispanic leaders delivered “Binders full of Latinos” to Governor Tom Corbett’s Philadelphia office Friday.
Gov. Tom Corbett is pressing the federal government for an exemption that he said will prevent about 70,000 Pennsylvania children in a state-subsidized health insurance program from having to switch to Medicaid, although a public interest law center challenging Corbett’s claims said the children will be better off under Medicaid.