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Stories with person: Tom Corbett
  • Schwartz ad highlights her role in health care law 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:03 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz is airing a new TV campaign commercial that aggressively touts her involvement in President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

  • Corbett reports $200K in 2013 income 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 10:07 am
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Corbett, a Republican running for a second term, is reporting $200,000 in adjusted income in 2013.

  • Corbett signs 4 more child-abuse prevention bills 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:49 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Four more bills spurred by the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy child sexual abuse scandals are now law in Pennsylvania.

  • Schools protest state construction payment delay 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:34 pm
  • SCRANTON, Pennsylvania - School officials in Pennsylvania say they are under extreme financial pressure because of delinquent construction reimbursements from the state government as pension costs continue spiraling.

  • Where McCord, McGinty, Schwartz and Wolf stand 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:12 am
  • A look at where the four Democratic gubernatorial candidates - state Treasurer Rob McCord, former Clinton White House environmental adviser Katie McGinty, U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz and businessman Tom Wolf - stand on some key issues:

  • Corbett plan will test federal agency on Medicaid 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:10 am
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Billions of dollars, better health care for Pennsylvania's poor and election-year politics are riding on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's bid to bring Medicaid expansion money to the state under the 2010 federal health care law.

  • Democratic hopefuls insist drilling tax is viable 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:49 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Democratic gubernatorial primary debate Wednesday became edgy, perhaps for the first time after a long string of cordial forums, while the candidates also refused to consider a "plan B" when it comes to their school-funding plans to raise taxes on the state's booming natural gas industry.

  • Latest Pa. gov fundraising puts total near $40M 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:49 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Fundraising by the candidates for Pennsylvania governor approached the $40 million mark as they began pouring millions into expensive TV advertising to get out their message, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday, six weeks out from the primary election.

  • Dems hope Corbett's woes a boost in US House races 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 11:32 am
  • WASHINGTON - With a congressional map tilted against them, Pennsylvania Democrats are hoping that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett's continuing unpopularity may help them flip one or two House seats in their favor.

  • Pennsylvania to collect $224M in gas drilling fees 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:59 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's new "impact fee" on the booming natural gas drilling industry is expected to generate $224.5 million from wells in 2013, up 10 percent over last year, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration said Friday.

  • Philadelphia mayor optimistic about pope visit 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:51 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - Mayor Michael Nutter said Friday he's optimistic about the possibility of Pope Francis visiting Philadelphia for a major church gathering, though he stressed the pontiff's plans will not be announced until next year.

  • Richardson gives fundraising hand to McGinty 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:02 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Bill Richardson, the former New Mexico governor, U.S. energy secretary and U.N. ambassador, is headlining a fundraiser in Philadelphia for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Katie McGinty.

  • Jack Wagner drops out of Pa. governor's race 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:04 pm
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Former state Auditor General Jack Wagner dropped out of the Pennsylvania governor's race Wednesday, formally withdrawing his name from the primary ballot on the last day he could do so.