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.
Governor Tom Corbett says proper disposal of unused prescription drugs is important not just to stop abuse but to keep them out of the environment.
The race for Pennsylvania’s next governor got its unofficial start inside the hotels and private clubs of midtown Manhattan on Saturday.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled details of his Medicaid reform plan today. He will submit a waiver in January to cover the uninsured, and the public comment period is now open.