Tom Corbett

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Up Next For Tom Corbett: Honorary Co-Chair Of World Meeting Of Families

Gov. Tom Corbett was tapped by Archbishop Charles Chaput to serve, along with Mayor Michael Nutter, as honorary co-chair of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, set for next September.

01/20/2015

(The "Healthy PA" web site, healthypa.com)

With Short Window for Corbett-Backed Medicaid Expansion Plan, Experts Urge Attention

A full year in the making, “Healthy PA” is unlikely to survive far beyond its first month. Governor-elect Tom Wolf has said he intends to replace it with a straight Medicaid expansion.

01/02/2015

Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he holds his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square on March 19, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. Pope Francis celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph by saying the saint is a model for all fathers and educators.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Year In Review: Pope Francis Announces He’s Coming To Philadelphia In 2015

Finally, the official word of the Pope’s visit came from the Vatican on November 17 and Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput was there.

12/28/2014

File Photo: President Barack Obama and now PA Governor Tom Wolf at a rally at the Liacouras Center at Temple University in Philadelphia on November 2, 2014. (File photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Year In Review: A New Governor Elected In Pa.

The race for Pennsylvania governor was one for the record books… and for the history books.

12/27/2014

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

Corbett Leaves Governorship With Unsettled Legacy

Whether history will be kinder than voters in assessing the governor’s track record remains to be seen.

12/25/2014

(A visitor examines one of the original transcripts of the Bill of Rights, now on display at the National Constitution Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

A 1789 Version of The Bill of Rights Goes on Display in Philadelphia

“It’s a great day for Pennsylvania and a great day for Philadelphia that we actually get to view an original copy,” Gov. Tom Corbett said during a speech at the exhibit opening.

12/15/2014

File Photos of Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.  (Corbett photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images, Wolf File Photo by Tony Romeo/KYW)

Corbett Administration Acknowledges Wolf Will Inherit Big Budget Problem

The Corbett administration has acknowledged that it’s leaving behind a dire state budget situation for Governor-Elect Tom Wolf.

12/03/2014

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Delco Man On Death Row For Killing Soccer Star Loses Another Appeal

Arthur Bomar, convicted in the 1996 murder of college soccer star Aimee Willard, has lost his second state appeal to get off Pennsylvania death row.

11/26/2014

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, in file photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Says He Knew of Pope Francis’ Planned Visit Early On

Archbishop Chaput is just back from meetings at the Vatican, where the pope confirmed a week ago he will be visiting Philadelphia at the end of next September.

11/24/2014

PA Governor Tom Wolf. (Credit: CBS3)

GOP Eyes Window For Action Before Wolf Takes Over

Some Republicans say it’s still possible to enact far-reaching legislation before Democrat Tom Wolf takes office as Pennsylvania’s governor, even though the Legislature is done for the year.

11/15/2014

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed Against Commonwealth of Pa. Over School Funding

A group of school districts, parents, and the NAACP are suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, claiming the state’s level of school funding is unconstitutional.

11/10/2014

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Wagner: State Leadership At Fault For Corbett Loss

Republican State Senator of Pennsylvania’s 28th District, Scott Wagner talked with WPHT’s Chris Stigall about who’s to blame for Tom Corbett losing his bid for reelection and what he wants to do about it.

11/10/2014

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Voters Will Have Chance To Remake Pa. High Court

Voters will soon get a chance to render their own verdict on the seven-member court, as three spots are up for election next year. Ambitious lawyers and lower-level judges are lining up to make sure there will be choices.

11/09/2014

Tom Wolf File Photo (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Insiders Urge Wolf To Build Bridges In Harrisburg

To succeed, Tom Wolf must be judicious in choosing the senior aides who will be his diplomats in the Legislature and quickly establish rapport with key lawmakers, statehouse insiders believe.

11/08/2014

Tom Wolf poses for a "selfie" in Philadelphia on election day morning. (Credit: Mike Dunn/ KYW Newsradio)

Political Observers See Hard Legislative Road Ahead For Tom Wolf

Getting elected was step #1 for Tom Wolf. Now, how will he deal with Pennsylvania lawmakers?

11/05/2014

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