Maybe the second time will be the charm.
Gov. Corbett has yet again appointed his onetime chief of staff to an Allegheny County judgeship.
The Corbett administration on Friday announced its list of qualified insurance companies to provide coverage for uninsured Pennsylvanians under the state's proposed Medicaid program.
Administration officials are calling the announcement a major step forward in the process of providing health care to as many as 600,000 low-income people who have no insurance.
"The governor is incredibly pleased with the response," said Corbett's secretary of policy and planning, Jennifer Branstetter."The companies stepped up and came up with innovative plans."
Former Gov. Ed Rendell is jumping into the budget deadline debate.
In a voice mail late Wednesday, Rendell said the Inquirer should have "ripped" Gov. Corbett for his sudden reversal on the necessity of meeting the June 30 budget deadline.
The federal judge who last month struck down Pennsylvania's gay marriage ban says he will not hear an appeal by a county official.
U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III on Wednesday denied a request by Schuylkill County Orphans Court Clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney.
Gov. Corbett on Tuesday said he is willing to miss the June 30 deadline to pass a state budget if more time means he can get his initiatives done.
“We need to get this done right rather than quickly,” Corbett said during an afternoon press conference in the Capitol.
Gov. Corbett today joined governors from five neighboring states and the District of Columbia on Monday to sign a revised pact to address environmental issues in the Chesapeake Bay.
The Chesapeake Bay Agreement, first signed in 1983, brings together states in the region to find ways to support sustainable fisheries, healthy watersheds, land conservation and improved water quality,
The fact that the state's largest labor organization announced it is endorsing the Democratic candidate in this year's governor's race is no surprise.
But some may ask: what's the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO doing backing a guy who runs a non-union shop?
"We're not in this for the dues," said the group's president Rick Bloomingdale.