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Pennsylvania Governor Race

(Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf speaks with students and local officials in a classroom of the STEM Academy, in Chester, Pa.   Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Candidate Tom Wolf Promises Shale Fracking Tax Revenue For Pa. Schools

Students asked Wolf how he would help the struggling Chester-Upland School District if he’s elected governor. He told them a five-percent severence tax on Marcellus Shale would go a long way.

09/18/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

New Poll Indicates Corbett Still Trailing Wolf Deeply in Pa. Governor Race

Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, was at a loss today to fully explain why Corbett is so vulnerable.

09/11/2014

(Tom Wolf, candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, center, chats with Alan Levin, CEO of Northeast Building Products.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Says State Should Do More For Philadelphia Schools

One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

File photo of Tom Wolf. (Tom Wolf chats with David Chandler of Chandler Bat Company.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Pa. Governor Candidate Tom Wolf Thinks Recent Corbett Action Was No Grand Slam

Visiting Chandler Bat Company, in Norristown, the challenger in the governor’s race took a swing at Corbett’s leadership skills.

07/11/2014

(The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania met for a debate broadcast from Franklin & Marshall College.   Image from PCN television.)

Tom Wolf Targeted by Trailing Rivals in Dem. Pa. Governor’s Race

Challengers turned up the heat on frontrunner Tom Wolf this week, during a pair of debates among the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

05/02/2014

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Area Early Education Advocates Send A Message — With A Face — To Harrisburg

“People should take a selfie and they should tweet it with the hashtag #IamPreK,” said the head of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children at their annual conference.

03/21/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett visits Philadelphia after opening his re-election campaign.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Chilly Reception For Gov. Corbett’s Re-Election Visit To Philadelphia

Outside the American Legion hall where he spoke, 100 school advocates chanted “One-term Tom,” blasting his education funding.

11/07/2013

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

Gov. Corbett Begins Tough Road of Re-Election Campaign

Gov. Tom Corbett addressed his supporters inside a museum in Pittsburgh. Outside, members of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers called out the governor for, in particular, his cuts to education.

11/06/2013

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski. credit: Brad Segall)

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski Brings Pa. Governor Campaign to Montco

The two-term mayor of Pennsylvania’s third largest city says the renaissance that’s taking place in his city is what he can bring to Harrisburg as the state’s next governor.

09/19/2013

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in 2011 file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

New Poll Shows Gov. Corbett Approval Rating Continues To Slide

Harper Polling, run by a former national Republican campaign strategist, finds that only 26 percent of those surveyed believe Corbett merits re-election.

07/09/2013

(Former Philadelphia DA Lynne Abraham, in 2006 file photo.)

Potential Pa. Gubernatorial Contenders Aim to Impress Fundraisers This Weekend

It’s the second weekend in December, and a traditional event in New York brings with it political speculation.

12/07/2012

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Watchdog Groups Say Marcellus Shale Industry Is Funding Candidate Corbett

“We have seen over the past year or two the gas industry expend enormous amounts of money on campaign contributions. And they have largely gotten their way with the Pennsylvania legislature.”

10/19/2010

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