Category: Governor’s Office News

  • Gov. Signs Budget Without Increasing Taxes

    Nate Wardle WHP 580AM Gov. Tom Corbett Friday signed the 2011-12 budget which cuts government spending, does not raise taxes, includes property tax reform, and restores common sense to the […]

  • Analysis: Pennsylvania Budget Plan Is Lean And On Time

    Charles Thompson Harrisburg Patriot-News Pennsylvania soon will have a state budget that cuts spending more deeply than most folks have seen in a generation. Gov. Tom Corbett is expected to sign […]

  • Budget Passes House, On Its Way To Governor

    Brad Bumsted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A $27.15 billion state budget that cuts funding for higher education, K-12 schools and environmental and economic development programs passed the House Wednesday night and is […]

  • ‘Fair Share’ Civil Liability Now Law In Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia Business Journal Business interests scored a big victory Tuesday as Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation into law that will alter the mechanics of civil liability in negligence cases. […]

  • Credit Republicans For Getting Budget Done On Time With No Tax Increases

    Editorial Harrisburg Patriot-News When The Patriot-News endorsed Tom Corbett for governor in October, we wrote, “The bottom line on his success will be how the new governor balances the budget […]

  • Corbett May Get Most Budget Items On His Wish List

    Angela Couloumbis Philadelphia Inquirer Gov. Corbett played a game of give and take throughout this year’s budget negotiations and appears to be walking away, for now, with most of the […]

  • These Numbers Don’t Lie: School Vouchers Are Pennsylvania’s Only Choice

    Jay Ostrich Harrisburg Patriot-News At the start of our nation, Founding Father John Adams was as concerned with the positive development of our offspring as he was with that of […]

  • Corbett Will Sign Castle Doctrine

    Brad Bumsted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review TRIBUNE-REVIEW Without debate, the state Senate today approved a bill expanding self-defense rights and sent it to Gov. Tom Corbett for his signature. Corbett will sign […]

  • Look Beyond The Law To Faith, Corbett Tells Duquesne Grads

    Moriah Balingit Pittsburgh Post-Gazette At the graduation ceremony for Duquesne University Law School Sunday, commencement speaker Gov. Tom Corbett urged the graduates to practice law morally and with compassion, looking […]