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  • Corbett To Critics "Where Would You Have Me Take" Money To Restore Higher Ed Cuts?

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett threw down the gauntlet this morning to critics of his proposed cuts to higher education spending, challenging them to find the money to restore the millions of dollars in reductions planned for the state’s public universities and.....
  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...
  • With Senate Candidate's Defeat, Corbett's Political Prestige Takes A Hit.

     
    With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
  • Fact Checking The Citizens' Alliance Ads On Sens. Vance and Yaw.

     
    The Conservative Group ... ... Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania is out with TV spots hitting state Sens. Patricia Vance, R-Cumberland, and Gene Yaw, R-Lycoming, for being insufficiently Republican for their liking. The spots, airing primarily on...
  • Drivers Would Pay More Under Transportation Bill.

     
    Pennsylvanians would be asked to pay more at the pump and for their drivers’ licenses and to register their cars -- but they would have to do that less often -- under transportation funding legislation a senior Republican in the......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Harrisburg Takeover Bill Heads For Corbett's Desk.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Whether they like it or not, residents of the city of Harrisburg are the stroke of the pen away from having more in common with the citizens of Washington D.C. than they ever thought. The......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • A Pennsylvania Society Geography Lesson.

     
    The annual Pennsylvania Society weekend is about many things. And nearly all of them involve some variation on glad-handing, networking, celebrating and socializing. Also food and alcohol — lots of food and alcohol, paid for out of campaign money,...
  • The Top Five Political Stories of 2011: No. 5 Transportation Funding.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. From the inauguration of Gov. Tom Corbett in January to the Sandusky scandal at Penn State in November, the past year saw no shortage of headlines. Between now and Saturday, we'll be counting down the......
  • House Democrats Call For Transportation Funding Fixes.

     
    A trio of state House Democrats say they want to jump start Pennsylvania's long-stalled debate on transporation funding. "This ought to be our No. 1 priority in 2012," Rep. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, said during a Capitol news conference this morning.........
  • Prison Guards' Raise Bill Heads To The Full Senate.

     
    So What If You Were A Boss ... ... and you made less than the people working under you? That's the situation that management-level state corrections officers have found themselves in for the last couple of years. And a bill......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett Aide Who Edited Faith-Based Pub. Resigns.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little behind this morning, so we're going to dispense with the formalities and instead will dive right into a quick countdown of the Top 5 stories making news this 18th day of......