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(Pa. auditor General Jack Wagner.  File photo by Mark Abrams)

Former Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner Confirms Run For Governor

The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.

02/20/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett speaks to reporters in Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

In Budget Address, Gov. Corbett Says Pa. Economy Is Recovering Thanks To Hard Choices

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is lauding the turnaround of Pennsylvania’s economy during the four years he was in office.

02/04/2014

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett.  File photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Corbett Approval Rating Inches Upward In Latest Poll

But Franklin & Marshall Poll director Terry Madonna notes that at just 23 percent, the number of folks who think Corbett is doing a “good” or “excellent” job is still quite low.

01/30/2014

From left, former DEP sec. Katie McGinty, Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski, Revenue sec. Tom Wolf, former DEP sec. John Hanger, pastor Max Myers, Lebanon Co. Commissioner Jo Ellen Litz, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and Treasurer Rob McCord at the Forum at the Academy of Natural Science. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Environmental Issues

At a Philadelphia forum, eight Democratic gubernatorial candidates agree with each other but go after the man who wasn’t there.

01/14/2014

(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

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Corbett Hits Budget Homestretch With Lots At Stake

It may be going too far to say Gov. Tom Corbett’s political future rests on what happens in Harrisburg over the next two weeks, but there’s no disputing he has a lot at stake.

06/15/2013

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Corbett Forces Pa. State Forests Chief To Resign

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources secretary resigned at the governor’s request Thursday, but the reason was not immediately disclosed.

06/14/2013

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett.  File photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

AP: Gov. Corbett To Nominate Correale Stevens For Pa. Supreme Court Vacancy

Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to pick state appeals court Judge Correale Stevens as his nominee to temporarily fill a vacancy on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

06/13/2013

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Local Hispanic Leaders Give Corbett ‘Binder Full Of Latinos’

Local Hispanic leaders delivered “Binders full of Latinos” to Governor Tom Corbett’s Philadelphia office Friday.

06/01/2013

(Gov. Tom Corbett.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Criticism Flares Around New Pa. Graduation Tests

It seemed to hit the Capitol like a brick: a sudden groundswell of criticism over a move by Gov. Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania State Board of Education to toughen academic achievement standards and tie them to graduation tests for the state’s roughly 1.7 million public and charter school students.

05/18/2013

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Former Pa. Environmental Chief Enters Race For Pennsylvania Governor

A woman who served in the cabinet of former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell is the latest to join the ever-growing field of Democrats seeking to oust the current occupant of the governor’s office, Republican Tom Corbett.

04/12/2013

(US Rep. Allyson Schwartz.  File photo)

Congresswoman Schwartz Files Paperwork To Run For Pa. Governor

Schwartz says the condition of Pennsylvania’s economy — and Gov. Corbett’s response to it — will be the major issue in the race.

04/08/2013

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Pa. Sen. Daylin Leach Announces Run To Succeed Allyson Schwartz in Congress

Leach, an unabashed liberal, has served in the state legislature for the last decade and becomes the first candidate to officially enter the Congressional race.

04/02/2013

(Pa. attorney general Kathleen Kane at Thursday's press conference.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pa. Attorney General Invalidates Gov. Corbett’s Lottery Privatization Plan

She says the contract is not legal, citing several reasons, the most significant being that the Corbett administration has overstepped its authority.

02/14/2013

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Bruce Castor Eyes Possible 2014 Primary Challenge To Gov. Corbett

A Republican who opposed Tom Corbett when he was elected attorney general in 2004 says he may take on now-governor Tom Corbett in the 2014 GOP primary.

12/05/2012

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