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.
Gov. Tom Corbett’s longtime spokesman, Kevin Harley, is taking a new job outside of state government.
A published report says Gov. Corbett and his wife accepted $11,000 in gifts in 2010 — the year he was elected — and 2011, his first year in office, from business executives, lobbyists, and lobbying firms.
Governor Tom Corbett’s spokesman disputes the claims of Democrats who say that adding games like Keno to the Lottery’s line-up would require an act of the legislature.
After a year-and-a-half at the helm of the Delaware River Port Authority, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced on Wednesday that he is stepping down later this month.
Non-union workers employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including the governor and cabinet secretaries, will not see a pay raise for the fifth year in a row.
“I thought we changed our direction, and as I sit here today I’m not sure we have,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner said.
Governor Corbett’s push for privatization of state services has barely begun, and already he’s getting push-back from members of his own party on one idea.
Governor Corbett will form a task force to study ways of funding the state’s roads, bridges, and mass transit. But, while the Governor does not favor simply imposing tolls on highways as they currently exist, tolls could be part of the solution.
The latest verbal sparring in the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race involves comments made by Republican candidate Tom Corbett in Delaware County on Thursday.