Category: Governor’s Office News

  • Gov.-Elect Tom Corbett To Nominate Secretaries Of State, Revenue; Names Chief Information Officer

    Harrisburg Patriot-News Gov.-elect Tom Corbett announced plans today to nominate Carol Aichele as secretary of the Commonwealth and Dan Meuser to head the Department of Revenue. Those nominations must be […]

  • Corbett Taps Charles Zogby As Top Budget Adviser

    Centre Daily Times Tom Corbett filled the hot seat in his prospective Cabinet on Wednesday by appointing former state education chief Charles Zogby as his budget secretary, while the man […]

  • Corbett Names Corrections, Police Heads; Inaugural Website Goes Live

    Amy Worden Philadelphia Inquirer Make it three nominees for Gov-elect Corbett’s new cabinet. Today Corbett — the current state Attorney General — named the top investigator in his office to lead the Pennsylvania […]

  • Corbett Indicates He’ll Be A Man Of Few Words

    Brad Bumsted Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Saying he is still in “grand jury mode,” Attorney General Tom Corbett, governor-elect of Pennsylvania, made it clear that as governor he won’t say much about […]

  • Corbett’s Education Vision Includes Clear School Grading System

    Brad Bumsted and Salena Zito Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Under Republican Gov.-elect Tom Corbett’s vision for education reform, Pennsylvania schools would be graded “A through F” so parents can clearly gauge how […]

  • Local Leaders Advising Corbett

    William Kibler The Altoona Mirror Because Gov.-elect Tom Corbett will soon be head of all state government departments, he’ll have the power to fulfill his campaign pledge to balance the […]

  • Gov.-Elect Tom Corbett Calls Meeting With Obama Productive

    Kari Andren Harrisburg Patriot-News Gov.-elect Tom Corbett was among nearly two dozen newly elected governors who met with President Barack Obama in Washington on Thursday. The roughly hour-and-a-half meeting at […]

  • Pa. Gov-Elect To Meet With Transition Team Members

    Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Corbett is meeting with his transition team to begin building a new administration. The Republican plans to huddle with team members Tuesday at their charter meeting in […]

  • Three In Governors’ Mansions Got Their Start In W.Pa.

    Salena Zito Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Gov.-elect Tom Corbett isn’t the only Republican whose blue-collar roots in Western Pennsylvania helped propel him to a governor’s mansion in this month’s elections. It’s an […]