Governor Corbett made a couple of moves that surprised political observers this past week.
Corbett’s move will maintain about $60 to $65 in average monthly food assistance for 400,000 low-income Pennsylvania families.
Governor Corbett has joined all 49 other governors in sending a letter to President Obama opposing cuts to the Army National Guard.
Two state Senators are collaborating on proposed legislation to shake up Pennsylvania’s system of state-owned universities.
The state Harness Racing Commission has lifted its suspension of racing dates at Harrah’s track in Chester.
The secretary of PennDOT says more access points to the Pennsylvania Turnpike may be in the offing as extra revenues start rolling in under the state’s new transportation funding plan.
Former Pennsylvania House speaker John Perzel has been paroled from prison after serving nearly two years on a corruption conviction.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general is inviting consumers to file complaints with her office if they believe they have experienced abnormal and extreme increases in costs for electricity.
After a harsh winter that featured motorists stranded for hours on highways, the state transportation secretary says officials are looking at ways to get people off roadways like the turnpike when they are shut down.
Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary says keeping speed restrictions in place would not have prevented the series of pile-ups that paralyzed the turnpike on Valentine’s Day.
A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows a York County businessman who is spending millions of his own money to campaign has surged to a 25-point lead in the crowded race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
Kirkpatrick says the problem with salt is not a lack of supply but rather a problem with distribution, so commercial haulers will work around-the-clock for the next week or so to get extra supplies into the state.
Nursing homes in Pennsylvania are sounding the alarm that they are on a path toward fiscal ruin.
A Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission spokeswoman says electric customers with variable-rate plans from competitive suppliers have seen winter rates double and even triple in some cases.
The addition of Jack Wagner will swell to eight the ranks of Democrats seeking the nomination for governor of Pennsylvania.