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Pres. Of Pa. Young Democrats: Affirmative Action Debate Is Pushing People Away From GOP

Dom Giordano talked to Danny Bauder, President of the Young Democrats of Pennsylvania, Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action and the rising cost of a college education.

04/24/2014

(Gov. Corbett in Harrisburg.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Corbett Expected To Sign Into Law Two New Child Protection Bills

On Monday, Governor Corbett signed three bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky scandal and now two more – dealing with mandated reporting of child abuse – are headed to his desk.

04/10/2014

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Senate OKs Bill To Ban Cash Gifts to Legislators; House Future Uncertain

The bill passed by the state senate would make it felony to accept cash gifts over $250. Under $250, it would be a misdemeanor.

04/09/2014

(Pa. state senator Rudy Vulakovich watches as Gov. Corbett signs into law his anto-child-abuse measure.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gov. Corbett Signs Measure Creating Pa. Database of Child Abuse Cases

One of the three bills signed by Gov. Corbett establishes a statewide database that will help various agencies provide and share information about child abuse cases.

04/07/2014

FILE (Gov. Tom Corbett makes his annual budget address.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Democrats Attack Corbett For Transportation Funding Plan

Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party is attacking Governor Corbett for his efforts to enact a transportation funding bill supported by many Democrats, including former Governor Ed Rendell.

04/02/2014

(Mayor Nutter displayed some of the papal gifts presented to the Philadelphia delegation during their recent visit to the Vatican.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says Rome Trip Gives Him Optimism About Papal Visit to Philadelphia

Speaking to reporters at City Hall upon his return, Mayor Nutter said he has no doubt that the trip he made to Rome with Archbishop Chaput and Gov. Corbett sent a clear message of their desire that the pope visit the region next year.

03/28/2014

The crowd at St. Peter's Square. (credit: Pat Ciarrocchi)

Visit To The Vatican: Pennsylvania Delegation Speaks With Pope Francis

Although a private meeting with Pope Francis was canceled, a delegation from Pennsylvania had the chance to speak with the Pontiff in Rome Wednesday morning.

03/26/2014

(Gov. and Mrs. Corbett meet Pope Francis in Rome.  Credit: CBS-3)

Corbett, Nutter Express Delight Over Abbreviated Meeting With Pope Francis

“We got a lot of very good smiles from him,” Corbett said afterward. “His English is much better, probably, than my Spanish. But he likes Philadelphia. He smiled about Philadelphia.”

03/26/2014

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Stigall Speaks To CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi About Philadelphia Delegation In Rome

Philadelphia is already set to host the World Meeting of Families from September 22 to 27, 2015. The Pope usually travels to the event, but local officials are hoping to guarantee his presence at the first one held since assuming his position.

03/25/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.24.14

Chris gives his take on the Corbett Administration’s response to Kathleen Kane, District Attorney Seth Williams’ Daily News editorial, and Michael Nutter’s appearance on Meet the Press. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/24/2014

(Pa. governor Tom Corbett, in file photo by Patrick Smith/ Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett Says Atty. Gen. Kane Will Need To Justify Dropping Corruption Cases

Governor Tom Corbett responded, albeit briefly, to Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane’s recent decision to shut down an investigation into political corruption in the City of Philadelphia.

03/21/2014

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Nutter Administration Sees Medical Coverage For Former Prisoners a Key To Lower Crime

This initiative could come to Pennsylvania if Gov. Corbett’s “Healthy Pennsylvania” plan is approved.

03/14/2014

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Stigall Breaks Down Upcoming Democratic Primary

Chris Stigall analyzed how the upcoming primaries in both her race and the race for Governor will impact Democrats in general elections later in the year.

03/12/2014

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Penn State Trustee Resigns, Regrets Paterno Vote

A longtime member of the Penn State University Board of Trustees has resigned, saying he regrets his vote to fire Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno days after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child sexual abuse charges.

03/08/2014

(Pope Francis, in 2013 file photo. Credit: Alberto Pizzoli/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Delegation Visiting Rome To Request Pope Francis Visit

Archbishop Charles Chaput is traveling with Gov. Corbett and Mayor Nutter for what he calls a factfinding mission and a bid to make a personal pitch to the pope.

03/07/2014

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