Category: Governor’s Office News

  • Corbett Did What Elected To Do

    Reading Eagles It’s a great day to be a Pennsylvania taxpayer when you witness your elected officials doing exactly what you elected them to do (“Corbett on time to sign […]

  • Corbett’s Budget Better For Education

    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review President Obama said the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the “stimulus package” — was for “shovel-ready projects.” The president has already stated this wasn’t true, saying “Shovel-ready […]

  • Corbett Backs Privatizing Pa. Liquor Sales

    Mary Wilson Newsworks Gov. Tom Corbett says he supports the privatization of wine and liquor sales in Pennsylvania. His comments come ahead of the introduction of a bill to do […]

  • A New Way To Track State Spending

    Sari Heidenreich Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By 2013, Pennsylvania will have a website on salaries, costs and more. State government will soon begin putting together a website that will provide one-stop access […]

  • Corbett Signs 46 New Laws

    Sari Heidenreich Pittsburgh Post-Gazette As his first six months in office draw to a close, Gov. Tom Corbett gave Pennsylvania 46 new laws Thursday. Signing bills and resolutions into law […]

  • Analysts: Corbett Kept Promises

    Caleb Taylor PA Independent Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget strategy reduced state spending and avoided a difficult vote on a natural gas drilling fee, while setting himself up for a three-year […]

  • Welfare Overhaul Under Way

    Robert Swift Scranton Times-Tribune Pennsylvania will scale back welfare benefits and place new demands on recipients under terms of a law enacted with the state budget. The measure signed last […]

  • Tom Corbett Achieves Much Of First-Year Agenda As Governor Of Pa.

    Peter Jackson Associated Press Lawmakers, lobbyists and outside observers give the administration mixed marks overall. Freshman Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett achieved much of his austerity agenda in the General Assembly this […]

  • Corbett Succeeds On Fiscal Priorities

    Brad Bumsted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Even some Democrats agree that Republican Gov. Tom Corbett delivered on his campaign promises to slash state spending without raising taxes and he helped enact an […]