HARRISBURG, Pa. — A growing number of polls indicating that Gov. Tom Corbett is headed toward a significant election-day loss are shifting the political conversation in Pennsylvania.
The candidates for governor will meet in the first of three debates Monday night in a forum that could give Gov. Tom Corbett a much-needed opportunity to shift the dynamics of a race in which he is a distinct underdog.
An assault charge against a former Pittsburgh assistant public works director and longtime city Democratic Committee official accused of punching his girlfriend after an argument was dismissed Thursday by a district judge.
During nearly 15 months that Ron Tomalis spent as Gov. Tom Corbett’s special adviser for higher education, officials at some of the state’s key institutions say they never shared a moment of his time.
HARRISBURG — A House vote Wednesday sent a bill to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk to rename the state’s Department of Public Welfare, which will become the Department of Human Services.
A consultant for Pittsburgh’s state-appointed financial oversight body said Tuesday that the city has failed to provide information his firm needs to complete an audit of the city’s payroll system.
Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner is concerned that the information her office received about the number of county-owned or leased cars is “extremely incomplete.”
On a tour of a Wash­ing­ton County mid­dle school, Dem­o­crat Tom Wolf re­af­firmed his crit­i­cisms of the ed­u­ca­tion fund­ing pol­i­cies of Gov. Tom Cor­bett.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sued the state Monday in Commonwealth Court, asking a judge to halt a practice across the executive branch of destroying emails after five days and instead order they be preserved for at least two years.
HARRISBURG — Cash flow problems mean the state will have to give itself a loan of up to $1.5 billion.
HARRISBURG — House Republicans are continuing a focus on state borrowing with legislation to set new spending limits for projects funded through capital debt.
In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide historic relief from burdensome school property taxes.
HARRISBURG — Legislators returning today to the Capitol are expected to take up several bills during their monthlong stint before the election, but there is little sign yet that the pension overhaul promoted by Gov. Tom Corbett will be among those headed to his desk.
Gov. Tom Corbett and 14 other Republican governors have sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing their opposition to proposed federal controls on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants.
When Allegheny County Council took up the issue last week of whether to post the words “In God We Trust” on a wall in the county courthouse, leading the charge was Councilwoman Sue Means.
Two new surveys tell a familiar story: Gov. Tom Corbett trails his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, by a wide margin.
Two new surveys tell a familiar story: Gov. Tom Corbett trails his challenger, Democrat Tom Wolf, by a wide margin.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s announced plans for a military and diplomatic response to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria left some Pennsylvania Republican lawmakers with questions and concerns about what they characterize as a delayed and inadequate response to a serious threat.
Gov. Tom Corbett has nominated businessman Michael Negra to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
HARRISBURG — The case of a woman from rural Pennsylvania who was sentenced to jail time last week for furnishing so-called abortion pills to her pregnant daughter is receiving growing national attention.
Members of Allegheny County Council will discuss whether to throw their support behind adding a right-to-vote amendment to the U.S. Constitution.