“We are celebrating what once seemed impossible as possible,” said Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project Home, the driving force behind the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.
Corbett says he has several additional options regarding the ruling by a Commonwealth Court judge that the voter ID requirement is unconstitutional: he can ask for a hearing before the entire Commonwealth Court, or he can appeal to the state Supreme Court.
Chris reviews yesterday’s NFL Conference Championship games, Pennsylvania’s voter ID law being struck down, and Vladimir Putin’s attempt to welcome gay athletes to the Olympics. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and CBS 3′s Beasley Reece.
Outside the Bellevue, at Broad and Walnut, protesters shouted, “Shame, shame!” at the governor.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett filled two seats on the Philadelphia School Reform Commission.
A state judge has struck down the law requiring Pennsylvania’s voters to show photo identification at the polls.
The Philadelphia School Reform Commission should soon be back to full strength. KYW Newsradio has learned Governor Corbett is expected to fill two open seats on the panel as early as Friday.
The plan includes major Medicaid reforms designed to reduce costs to the state, including monthly premiums for adults, work-search requirements, and caps on the number of medical visits and tests that can be performed.
The hearing was originally scheduled for the morning, but interest in the hearings has been high and registration filled so quickly that the department added an afternoon session. And that filled up, too.
The tax rises 9.5 cents today, then another 9.5 cents in 2015.
Gov. Tom Corbett is ending his pursuit of the operator of the British national lottery to run the Pennsylvania Lottery in a privatization deal.
City Council president Darrell Clarke got fellow lawmakers to agree to a plan that would recover money sent to the school district by selling some unused school buildings to developers.
The group Penn Environment says the decision will give local government more power over where fracking can — and cannot — occur in their communities.
State representative Brian Simms applauds the governor’s announcement — even if it appears to be a move to gain support for reëlection.
One of those bills, considered by many to be the centerpiece of the package, clarifies the definition of child abuse, which sponsor Scott Petri (R-Bucks) says has heretofore been weak.