HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett on Monday cautioned lawmakers to move deliberately as they consider legislative fixes addressing the still-unfolding sex-abuse scandal at Penn State University.
Everybody wants "to do something," Corbett said. "We should do something. But we need to do it in a very thoughtful, deliberative process."
With the nation's attention riveted on Happy Valley, lawmakers from the state House and Senate are pushing bills that would require anyone with knowledge of a sexual assault against a child to report it directly to police.
Current state law only requires that the abuse be reported to the person in charge of the institution,...