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McGinty Runs For Governor As Centrist Democrat

Calling herself a pragmatic centrist Democrat, Katie McGinty says she’s the candidate with the background, experience, and issues to beat Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.

12/02/2013

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Corbett Signs Transportation Bill, Ushering In Higher Gas Taxes And 70 MPH Speed

On Monday morning, Gov. Tom Corbett signed the most expansive and expensive transportation funding bill in recent years promising major new investments.

11/25/2013

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Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College Students

Democratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — running to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett — says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor’s degree at one of Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities like California University, Indiana University, Slippery Rock or Clarion.

11/18/2013

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Corbett Hits Campaign Trail Seeking 2nd Term

After months of saying he would run for a second term and fundraising for the effort, Gov. Tom Corbett kicked off a multi-day, cross-state tour Wednesday to raise his profile with a year to go until election day,

11/06/2013

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Corbett: Gay Marriage Is Like Marriage Of Siblings

Gov. Tom Corbett’s comments on a CBS Television station in Harrisburg ignited a firestorm.

10/04/2013

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Rob McCord Throws Hat In The Ring For Pa. Governor

State Treasurer Rob McCord announced his candidacy for governor of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

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Allentown Mayor To Run For Pa. Governor

If you’ve seen a campaign-like RV driving down the highway in your town, it’s the latest entry in Pennsylvania’s race for governor. KDKA’s Jon Delano reports.

09/13/2013

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Corbett Extends Pa. Lottery Bid Another 2 Months

Gov. Tom Corbett’s effort to hire a private firm to manage the $3.7 billion Pennsylvania Lottery will be allowed continue past the latest deadline, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

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Gov. Corbett: We’ve Had To Do Some Very Difficult Things

KDKA-TV’s Jon Delano talked to Gov. Tom Corbett about approval ratings and running for re-election.

03/04/2013

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Corbett Signs Off On Long-Term Lottery Lease, Defends His Action

Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.

01/17/2013

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Some Legislators Furious After Corbett Signs Off On Privatizing Lottery

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.

01/11/2013

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Pa. Public Utility Commissioner Talks Possible Run For Governor

As a hard working man, dedicated to improving opportunities for the working family, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Commissioner John Hanger wants to be governor.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/30/2012

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State Seeks Creative Private Sector Solutions To Transportation Issues

It was a ceremonial bill signing by Gov. Tom Corbett in New Kensington, embracing public private partnerships – or P3 – for transportation initiatives in the state.

09/26/2012

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Rendell: Pennsylvania Too Close To Call In Presidential Race

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has been under fire lately from members of his own party.

06/26/2012

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Rendell: Gov. Corbett Is Not A Wuss

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is making the rounds promoting his new book and doing a little reflecting.

06/25/2012

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