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Gov. Corbett's campaign manager took to Twitter yesterday to slam as a "junk poll" the Daily News-Franklin & Marshall College Poll released yesterday that showed his boss trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 25 points.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - State agency employees in Pennsylvania - from the governor's office staff to front-line workers - routinely are encouraged to pare the numbers of emails they keep, and by doing so, they effectively decide on their own which are public records.
John Kane, a plumbers' union leader and Democrat running for state Senate, was knocking on doors on both sides of Thorndale Road in Aldan, Delaware County, hustling on a hot Sunday afternoon.
HARRISBURG - Ending a yearlong negotiation, the Obama administration on Thursday approved Gov. Corbett's alternative Medicaid expansion proposal, a step that could extend health-care benefits to roughly 600,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
Gov. Corbett's second-term outlook still grim. B1.
A summer onslaught of television attack ads against his opponents has not improved the standing of Gov. Corbett in his run for a second term against Democrat Tom Wolf, according to a poll released Thursday.
HARRISBURG - When it comes to sticky policy issues, none quite matches the perennial debate over school funding. Few, if any, school districts think state funding is adequate, and many poorer school districts - including Philadelphia - believe their allocations fail to match their special needs, and thus cuts end up being even more harmful.
HARRISBURG - After several high-profile ethics violations by top staffers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has revised its code of conduct for employees and implemented a new code for firms doing business with the agency.
HARRISBURG - A coalition of doctors, nurses, and environmental groups is calling on the Corbett administration to address citizen complaints more comprehensively and better track potential health effects related to natural-gas drilling.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
Gov. Corbett's campaign manager took to Twitter yesterday to slam as a "junk poll" the Daily News-Franklin & Marshall College Poll released yesterday that showed his boss trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 25 points.
A guilty plea from a former top aide to U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) has set Philadelphia political circles abuzz with speculation on what the congressmen might have known about the man's crimes and what role, if any, he might have played.
Gov. Corbett's second-term outlook still grim. B1.
HARRISBURG - Ending a yearlong negotiation, the Obama administration on Thursday approved Gov. Corbett's alternative Medicaid expansion proposal, a step that could extend health-care benefits to roughly 600,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
HARRISBURG - Ending a yearlong negotiation, the Obama administration on Thursday approved Gov. Corbett's alternative Medicaid expansion proposal, a step that could extend health-care benefits to roughly 600,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians.
A Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Thursday finds PA Gov. Tom Corbett (R) trailing Democrat Tom Wolf by 25 percentage points, despite a summer's worth of attack ads raising questions about the challenger.
As more women run for office in the Keystone State there's evidence, however slight, that more women can win office.
The governor's no-tax pledge and his challenger's call for more taxes hark back to other famous words on the subject.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - State agency employees in Pennsylvania - from the governor's office staff to front-line workers - routinely are encouraged to pare the numbers of emails they keep, and by doing so, they effectively decide on their own which are public records.
John Kane, a plumbers' union leader and Democrat running for state Senate, was knocking on doors on both sides of Thorndale Road in Aldan, Delaware County, hustling on a hot Sunday afternoon.