KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Governor Tom Corbett about the deal he brokered between Highmark and UPMC, as well as some news on public transportation funding.
The Port Authority Board of Directors today voted to cut routes and raise fares once again.
On Friday, the Port Authority board of directors is set to cut service next September by 35 percent, affecting most of the system’s 225,000 daily riders and eliminating service outright to about 40,000 riders.
Tom Smith easily defeated Governor Tom Corbett’s candidate, Steve Welch, and three others to win the right to take on incumbent Democratic senator Bob Casey.
The Governor of our amazing state of Pennsylvania is in a quandary. He obviously is responsible for the Commonwealth and has to make the entire state happy!
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Gov Tom Corbett as he makes his way through Europe to bring back business for PA.
The stakes were high, so Pennsylvania like neighboring West Virginia and Ohio pulled out all stops to get it.
Gov. Tom Corbett stopped by the University of Pittsburgh campus in Oakland this morning where he met with hundreds of students about his proposal to cut funding to the college by 30 percent.
In December, his job approval was 47 percent approve to 34 percent disapprove — a 13 point difference. Now, it’s dead even with 41 percent approving and 41 percent disapproving, according to the Quinnipiac poll of 1,265 voters.
Several hundred public transit riders and supporters demonstrated outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, protesting Governor Corbett’s failure to address the public transit crisis that, the Port Authority says, will lead to higher fares and a 35 percent cut in bus service.
While only one Republican is running, two Democrats are seeking their party’s nomination and one of them is the first woman to ever seek this office.
Where once stood a steel mill is now a slag field, but hopes are that the 300-acre site will soon hold a sprawling, $3 billion to $3.5 billion petrochemical operation called a cracker.
Former Berks County State Representative Sam Rohrer is back on the campaign trail – this time for U.S. Senate.
Governor Corbett was in Pittsburgh Friday to tour a local manufacturing facility and talk about the budget, but he was greeted outside the Duquesne Club by protestors unhappy with the spending cuts he’s proposed.
The second corruption trial of former state House Democratic Whip Michael Veon is now under way in Harrisburg. He is already serving at least six years in prison and could face more time if convicted in this case.
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