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Governor Tom Corbett

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Pa. Attorneys: Gays, Like 12-Year-Old Children, Can’t Marry

Marriage licenses given to same-sex couples in the state are invalid because the couples were barred from marrying, just like 12-year-olds, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s attorneys said Wednesday.

08/29/2013

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Clarion Faculty Cutbacks May Signal More Elsewhere

Clarion University will lay off 40 employees campus-wide, including 22 faculty members, about ten percent of its educators.

08/16/2013

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Pa. Judge Bars ID Enforcement In November Election

A state judge on Friday barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election.

08/16/2013

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Governor Weighs In On Highmark And UPMC War Of Words

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says the ongoing war of words between UPMC and Highmark in local ads could mislead consumers and he wants them to tone it down.

08/15/2013

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Pennsylvania Medicaid Expansion Shelved

On Wednesday, a state Senate committee gave up its effort to expand the state’s Medicaid program to tens of thousands of uninsured Pennsylvanians.

KDKA-TV–07/03/2013

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Judge Tosses Corbett’s Lawsuit Against NCAA

A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.

06/06/2013

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Some Pa. State Schools Now Allowing Guns On Campus

Students on some Pennsylvania college campuses might be carrying more than their books. At least five Pennsylvania state-owned universities are now allowing guns on campus.

KDKA-TV–05/13/2013

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Gov. Corbett: Drug Testing Comments Taken Out Of Context

Gov. Tom Corbett says his comments about job applicants failing drug tests were taken out of context by his political opponents.

05/10/2013

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Union Launches Major Ad Campaign Against Liquor Privatization

So far it’s been mostly Governor Corbett and his allies arguing for privatization of the liquor system. But another side is about to be heard.

05/03/2013

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Gov. Corbett: Drug Tests Keeping People From Working

Democrats are pouring criticism on Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that Pennsylvania’s sluggish job growth stems partly from too many applicants being unable to pass a drug test.

KDKA-TV–05/01/2013

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Study: Governor Tom Corbett’s Salary Highest In Nation

A California state survey has found that the Pennsylvania governor’s salary was the nation’s highest in 2012, although a spokesman for Gov. Tom Corbett points out that he doesn’t accept the entire salary.

03/19/2013

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NCAA Sues Over Pa. Law To Keep PSU Fine In State

The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.

KDKA-TV–02/20/2013

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Attorney General Rejects Gov. Tom Corbett’s Lottery Contract

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is rejecting Gov. Tom Corbett’s contract to hire a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery.

KDKA-TV–02/14/2013

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Pa. Senator Introduces Bill To Legalize Marijuana

While marijuana is still against federal law, states are moving in the opposite direction.

KDKA-TV–02/11/2013

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New Poll Shows Corbett’s Popularity Shrinking

There is no strong base of support for Governor Tom Corbett among any income or age group or any region of the state — that’s one of the conclusions of the latest Quinnipiac Poll.

KDKA-TV–01/29/2013

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