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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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Video reactions to Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed 2014-15 Pennsylvania budget

Gov. Tom Corbett today unveiled his proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year. Some people weren’t fans. Some Senate Democrats weren’t fans either. State Sen. Jake Corman, a Republican and chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, talked about pension reform.

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Corbett’s proposed budget includes more for schools, no tax increase

Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his proposed state budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year today. Education reporter Angie Mason and I will have live coverage of the address, reaction and analysis. Use the #pabudget hashtag to have your tweets pulled in … Continue reading

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Some photos from former state Sen. Mike Waugh’s time in office

Mike Waugh announced Monday morning that he’s resigned from the state Senate to accept a position with the state Department of Agriculture. Gov. Tom Corbett named him executive director of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg … Continue reading

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Tom Wolf decides to donate to food banks instead of hosting NYC reception

York County businessman and gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf has gotten a good bit of attention this week for his approach to the upcoming annual Pennsylvania Society weekend in New York City. John Baer, political columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, … Continue reading

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What Democrats are saying about Gov. Tom Corbett’s re-election tour

Jason Plotkin and I covered  Gov. Tom Corbett’s re-election campaign stop at York County GOP headquarters on Saturday. Here’s what some Democratic gubernatorial candidates have said about the Republican governor’s re-election tour: State Treasurer Rob McCord in a statement said: … Continue reading

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Watch videos from Gov. Tom Corbett’s visit to York County today

Gov. Tom Corbett spoke at local GOP headquarters in Springettsbury Township today as part of a re-election campaign stop.   Here’s the full recap. Below, we have highlights from our live coverage.

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