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Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord, speaking at the podium. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Treasurer Considers Blocking Move To Private Lottery Operator

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord has said he’s concerned that adding Keno to the Lottery is an expansion of gaming, and that, he says, would require legislative approval.


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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.


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett being interviewed by reporters on Thursday, November 29, 2012. (Credit: Tony Romeo

Corbett: Pa. Still In Dark About Health Exchange Regulations

Corbett and other governors have until Friday of next week to say how they plan to deal with so-called health exchanges — marketplaces where people will be able to shop for insurance policies.


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Sandy’s Wrath Impacts Deadline For Absentee Ballot Applications In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has extended the deadline for filing absentee ballot applications because of Hurricane Sandy.


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Pennsylvania Providing Some Aid to NY and NJ

Governor Corbett said comparatively speaking, Pennsylvania appears to have dodged a bullet with Hurricane Sandy.


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Pennsylvania Health Secretary Eli Avila Resigns

Governor Tom Corbett announced on Thursday the departure of his controversial health secretary, Eli Avila.


Governor Tom Corbett (seated left, front) and Archbishop Charles Chaput (seated, right). (Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Governor Corbett, Archbishop Chaput Tout New Education Initiative

At Bonner and Prendergast High School today, Governor Corbett joined Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput and community leaders to celebrate a new law that provides scholarships to children in low performing schools to attend private and parochial schools.


Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali (C) waves to the crowd after being presented with the 2012 Liberty Medal. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali Honored With Liberty Medal

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali received the prestigious Liberty Medal last night at an outdoor ceremony at the National Constitution Center.


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At GOP Convention, Chris Christie Ready For His Close-Up

Due to Tropical Storm Isaac, Monday is a rain delay for delegates from our area, some of whom will not get here for a while.


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Corbett Takes Heat For Handling Of Chester-Upland School District Troubles

Governor Corbett is coming under fire from a key state senator of his own party for his administration’s handling of the situation with Chester-Upland and other financially troubled school districts in the state.


(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, at the Pennsylvania Press Club in Harrisburg on November 21st.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Clock Is Ticking For Corbett’s Agenda

It looks increasingly as if many of Governor Corbett’s ambitious agenda items will have to wait until next year if they are to get done.


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Corbett Responds To Criticism Penn State Investigation Took Too Long

Governor Corbett is dismissing criticism from some quarters that the investigation into the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State took too long to produce criminal charges.


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Governor Corbett ‘Very Proud’ Of Penn State Students

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is hailing thousands of Penn State students who held a candlelight vigil Friday night to show support for victims of child abuse.



Corbett Nervously Eyes Slumping Revenue Collections

Governor Corbett says he’ll be keeping a close eye on October revenue collections, following below-expected collections for the first three months of the fiscal year.


(Gov. Tom Corbett.  File photo)

Corbett Keeping Mum On GOP Presidential Endorsement – For Now

Governor Corbett says he’s remaining on the sidelines – at least for now – as the Republican presidential candidates continue to duke it out.