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What the candidates for Pa. governor say about the transportation spending plan

The four Democratic candidates for governor have mixed views on the major transportation spending plan that Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law in November. Here’s what they said about the issue in a questionnaire we sent to all of the … Continue reading

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A look at where the Pa. guv candidates stand on increasing the minimum wage

All four Democratic candidates for governor support raising the minimum wage above the current federal rate of $7.25 an hour. Here’s a look at the issue, based on their responses to a questionnaire. Plus, a look at where the Republicans … Continue reading

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A look at where the Pa. guv candidates stand on privatizing management of the state lottery

Here’s a look at where the candidates for governor stand on privatizing management of the Pennsylvania Lottery. The information below is based on a questionnaire we sent to all of them, as well some other public statements. Democrats All four … Continue reading

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A look at where the Pa. guv candidates stand on selling the wine and liquor stores

We sent out a questionnaire to all of the candidates for governor. We asked them about whether they support selling the state owned-wine and liquor stores, if the state should have more laws to regulate gun ownership, what’s their favorite … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 5 endorses Rob McCord for guv

State Treasurer Rob McCord was endorsed by Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 5, his campaign announced Tuesday. Full release, after the jump:

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Another union endorsement for Rob McCord in the guv race

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Pa guv. candidates to debate Friday evening

Most of the Democratic candidates for governor are scheduled to debate Friday evening, according to a news release. Keystone Progress said the following candidates had confirmed as of Wednesday: U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, state Treasurer Rob McCord; John Hanger, a former … Continue reading

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Tom Wolf getting criticized for his money, contributions to campaign

  Brittany Foster at PoliticsPA has the details of a jab that state Treasurer Rob McCord took: In an interview with NPR out in Pittsburgh, State Treasurer took a shot at former Revenue Secretary Tom Wolf in their battle for … Continue reading

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PSEA Political Action Committee for Education recommends Rob McCord for guv

We’ll be keeping a tally of some notable endorsements and shows of support. Here’s one: The Pennsylvania State Education Association’s Political Action Committee for Education on Feb. 12 officially recommended state Treasurer Rob McCord in the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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So who do you admire in politics, government or public service?

I told you who some of the Democratic candidates for governor admire. Now it’s your turn. If you don’t like any of the choices below, write something in our comments section.   poll by twiigs.com

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