Commonwealth Confidential Archive: March, 2012

Democrat Attorney General candidates blast Corbett on ultrasound comments

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Gov. Corbett's comments on proposed fetal ultrasound legislation have become fodder in the attorney general's race. Democratic candidate Patrick... Read more

Coming this week: sentencings in the 'Computergate' case

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Seven defendants in the so-called “Computergate” case, including onetime Philadelphia Republican powerhouse John M. Perzel, are... Read more

Gov. Corbett's popularity plummets

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Gov. Corbett is getting poor reviews from a growing number of Pennsylvanians, driven by some of his more controversial positions on higher... Read more

Rendell criticizes Corbett's stance on "emotionally intrusive" procedure

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Now both the current and recent past governor are suddently experts on women's health. The debate over Gov. Corbett's remarks at a news conference... Read more

Corbett ultrasound comments draw fire

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"Just close your eyes." Gov. Corbett's response to a question about a bill that would force women seeking an abortion to undergo fetal ultrasounds... Read more

Disability rights group sues Corbett over cuts

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Advocates for the disabled are suing the Corbett administation, saying cuts to services violates the law. The Disability Rights Network of... Read more

Corbett says he supports 'external' ultrasounds for abortion patients

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Gov. Corbett says he supports mandatory ultrasounds for abortion patients, the subject of one of the most controversial pieces of legislation... Read more

Supreme Court chief Castille 'shocked' by Smith's attack

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Call it inter-branch, intra-party warfare under the Capitol dome: First the state Supreme Court threw out the Republican-crafted legislative... Read more