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Political Undertones Apparent At Annual Labor Day Parade

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Labor Day is a day to honor American workers and economic achievements.

Pittsburgh always celebrates with one of the largest Labor Day parades around, but this year’s event had more political undertones than in years’ past. 393 more words


"Another Republican Gives Up Obamacare Fight": Unfortunately For Corbett, It's Probably Too Late To Save His Re-Election Campaign

Governor Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania is the latest Republican to retreat from the Obamacare wars.

On Thursday, the federal government approved Governor Corbett’s plan to expand Medicaid in the Keystone State, making it the 27th state in the nation to adopt the controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act. 428 more words


"Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid"

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This August 29, 2014 article found on GoErie.com talks about Pennsylvania’s adoption of medicaid expansion due in part to pressure from advocacy groups for the poor in the state pressuring the Governor to expand coverage. 11 more words

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Gov. Corbett Claims Victory In Tussle With White House Over Medicaid Expansion Rules

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — After months of negotiation, the Corbett administration today said the federal government has approved the governor’s alternative proposal to use Medicaid funds to extend private health coverage to hundreds of thousands of adult Pennsylvanians. 145 more words


F&M poll: Wolf leads Corbett by 25 percentage points

Democrat Tom Wolf holds a 25-point advantage over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the gubernatorial race, according to the latest poll released by Franklin & Marshall College. 67 more words


Poll: Corbett Numbers ‘Stuck’ In Race Against DEM Wolf

By Tony Romeo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new Franklin and Marshall College Poll shows Governor Corbett has failed to close the massive gap between him and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf. 201 more words


Governor Corbett Vows to Save 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team

Governor Tom Corbett today released a copy of his letter to Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh opposing elimination of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 55th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) headquartered in Scranton. 222 more words