Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s newly announced plan for expanding Medicaid coverage to 500,000 additional state residents is drawing withering fire from his conservative base and at least one prominent outsider, Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) President Grover Norquist.
Property tax reform in Pennsylvania remains an elusive goal, but lawmakers are trying again.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett came out with his “Healthy Pennsylvania” initiative this week, a proposal that gives the federal government a laundry list of Medicaid reforms he would like to implement in the state.
Commonwealth Court President Judge Dan Pellegrini ruled the Montgomery County Register of Wills D. Bruce Hanes does not have the power to decide if the state’s Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional and ordered Hanes to stop handing out marriage licenses to gay couples.
Pennsylvania State Rep. Marc Gergley (D-Allegheny) has been caught on tape by state investigators tipping off a local gambling kingpin about a complaint received by Gergley’s district office late last year.
The unexpected death of state House Transportation Committee Chairman Dick Hess (R-Bedford) Friday puts in serious jeopardy Gov. Tom Corbett’s hopes for additional state transportation funding.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has released five short videos on YouTube responding to claims by the local teachers union that Nutter has joined with Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in underfunding education.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation (PennDOT) got nearly $7 billion in the state’s current budget and a group of House conservatives believe that is enough.
As he returns to Pennsylvania from his South Carolina vacation home — the one he forgot to list on his financial disclosure form — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett is not a happy camper.
Pennsylvania’s Republican legislature and Philadelphia’s Democratic city council know from experience the answer to the state’s poor educational system is always, without exception, more taxpayer dollars.