Growing Outrage Over Stalled Cigarette Tax Meant To Help Philadelphia SchoolsRepublican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.
Report: Pope Francis To Attend World Meeting Of Families In Philly In 2015According to a report, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has confirmed that Pope Francis will be coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in 2015.
Corbett’s Legislative Strategy In QuestionGovernor Tom Corbett’s strategy of dealing with the legislature is being scrutinized after his decision to veto part of the new state budget riled leaders of his own party.
Phila. Teachers' Union To Corbett: We've Already Offered ConcessionsGovernor Corbett yesterday called out the Philadelphia teachers union for not contributing to a solution for the school district's fiscal mess. The union says the governor is wrong.
Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Signs Budget, Vetoes Legislative FundingGov. Tom Corbett is vetoing millions of dollars from the state legislature’s budget and urging lawmakers to make a new effort to address public-sector pensions.
Budget On His Desk, Gov. Corbett Has A Lot To Consider With lawmakers' rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Gov. Tom Corbett will do with the no-new-taxes budget plan sitting on his desk.
Gov. Corbett Withholds Signature From $29.1B Budget Gov. Tom Corbett says he won't sign a $29.1 billion spending plan for Pennsylvania state government before the fiscal year ends at midnight, saying he'll continue to seek passage of a meaningful bill to reduce future public pension costs.
Corbett Renews Call For Compromise On Philly School Funding, Public Pension ReformPennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is renewing his appeal for compromise on the issues of Philadelphia school funding and public employee pension reform.
PA Attorney General's Report On Sandusky Investigation Being Made PublicPennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday morning was set to release the long-awaited report on the investigation of how the Jerry Sandusky case was handled.
Pa. Sues Over Gasoline Additive ContaminationLawyers for Governor Corbett and Attorney General Kathleen Kane have filed a lawsuit in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court seeking relief from widespread water pollution caused by a gasoline additive used prior to 2005.
Senate Majority Leader: Pa. Budget Headed For OvertimeThe current fiscal year ends June 30th. That’s when a new budget is due and lawmakers are scheduled to wrap up work for the summer. But, Chester Republican Dominic Pileggi, the Senate majority leader has told members of his caucus to prepare to be in Harrisburg in July.
Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail StrikePennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.
Corbett To Sign Latest Child Sex Abuse BillMontgomery County House Republican Mike Vereb says his legislation was prompted by the case of William “Billy” Gordon, a private volleyball coach and personal trainer convicted of having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15 year-old girl he coached.
6 Cited As Protestors Call On Governor Corbett To Reverse Education CutsPhiladelphia Police say they were charged with a summary offense for obstructing the roadway, and all were released.
Reports: No Evidence Corbett Slowed Pace Of Sandusky InvestigationPublished reports say the results of the attorney general’s probe show no evidence that Governor Tom Corbett deliberately slowed the pace of the investigation into Jerry Sandusky’s sex abuse.