Commonwealth Confidential Archive: October, 2012

Biz community backs Freed for AG, fears "Spitzer-like" crusade by Kane

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Fear of an "Elliot Spitzer-esque" crusade by Democrat Kathleen Kane has helped convince the states' biggest business organizations to back... Read more

Corbett signs bill to allow companies to pocket state income tax

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Gov. Tom Corbett has signed a bill that would allow companies that create 250 new jobs to keep virtually all of the personal income tax paid... Read more

Why the delay in releasing news of bill signings?

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There was a mad scramble around the Inquirer on Wednesday night as no fewer than three reporters awaited news about whether Gov. Corbett had... Read more

It's a cat fight! Attorney General candidates scrap over endorsement

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Candidates in the attorney general's race are fighting, well, like cats and dogs, over cats and dogs. At their one and only debate Monday... Read more

Corbett: No politics in Sandusky probe, urges critics to prove otherwise

Gov. Corbett today said he welcomed any future review of his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, saying politics played no... Read more

Live tweets from Pa. AG debate

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Inquirer staff writer Angela Couloumbis will live tweet tonight's debate between Kathleen Kane and David Freed. Mobile user? Click here. Inquirer... Read more

Confirmation troubles for Gov. Corbett's nominee to the PLCB

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The signs of trouble have been there from the start. But it became near official today when Hispanic and Latino groups gathered outside the... Read more

Turkey Hill issues ice cream recall

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Turkey Hill Dairy is voluntarily recalling 1200 packages of mint chocolate chip ice cream distributed throughout the southeast because it contains... Read more