Tags » Tom Corbett

Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking Oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing. 623 more words

News

About Our Governor. #LoveTheGov But First ...

I wanted to wax poetic about our current Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.

Wonderful man. Truly wonderful. And tomorrow I want to tell you about him. 539 more words

Not Humor

Gov. Wolf Imposes Moratorium On Death Penalty

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It’s now official, says Gov. Tom Wolf.

No one will be executed under his watch until a comprehensive study is completed by a previously appointed Task Force on Capital Punishment. 291 more words

News

Pennsylvania governor imposes moratorium on death penalty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.” 622 more words

Metro

Wolf To Unveil Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal

THORNDALE, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf will kick off a statewide “Schools that Teach Tour” and outline a forthcoming proposal to the Legislature to increase taxes on Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry to help boost aid to public schools. 107 more words

News

House Republicans Eye PA Liquor Privatization Again

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Despite the fact that Pennsylvania has a new governor who has signaled his opposition, Republicans who control the state House are going to try again — teeing up a liquor privatization bill for a vote later this month. 183 more words

News

Pa. Commonwealth Court To Hear Complaint Over Gov. Wolf's Firing of Corbett Appointee

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Following a hearing today, a Commonwealth Court judge sent the battle over Governor Wolf’s firing of the director of the Office of Open Records to the entire court. 168 more words

News