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Stories with person: Tom Corbett
  • Lawmakers see own funds dwindle in Pennsylvania budget fight 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 7:49 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The country's largest full-time Legislature will soon have to decide where it will get the money to pay thousands of employees and other costs as its surplus, once more than $200 million, is rapidly dwindling amid Pennsylvania's budget crisis.

  • Philanthropist, GOP powerbroker Elsie Hillman dies at 89 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 4:32 pm

    PITTSBURGH - Elsie Hillman, a philanthropist and political activist who helped propel moderate Republicans to state and national offices, died Tuesday. She was 89.