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  • Public records raise questions about Corbett education advisor Tomalis' time on the job

    When Ron Tomalis stepped aside as state education secretary 14 months ago, he landed what seemed like a full-time assignment in a state struggling to boost college access and curb ever-rising tuition prices. As special adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett for...
  • PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn

    PA state legislators earned Gov. Tom Corbett cuts and our scorn
    A friend sent me the following joke last week. It's mildly risque, so stop reading if you think you'll be offended. (I added that to ensure everyone will keep reading) A circus owner runs an ad for a lion tamer and two people show up. One is a retired...
  • Ethics complaint filed against Ron Tomalis, Gov. Tom Corbett's special higher education adviser

    Ethics complaint filed against Ron Tomalis, Gov. Tom Corbett's special higher education adviser
    A Harrisburg activist is asking the state Ethics Commission to investigate whether Ron Tomalis has earned his salary of nearly $140,000 as Gov. Tom Corbett’s special adviser for higher education. In filing his ethics complaint Monday, activist...
  • Long rifle bill is bad history, gun experts say

    House Bill 1989, signed into law last month, recognizes the Piper J-3 Cub and the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official aircraft and firearm, respectively. Why? Hey, that's what our state legislators do. There's a bill pending to name...
  • Corbett and Wolf campaign ads heating up television airwaves this summer

    HARRISBURG — The Fourth of July fireworks had barely gone out when television airwaves crackled to life with sounds and sights of fall. "We've got a great vision for Pennsylvania," Republican Gov. Tom Corbett said as viewers saw farms, skylines and...
  • NCAA 'rightly' punished Penn State, Irish stadium director says

    The NCAA "rightly" punished Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky scandal, an Irish sports official said. Peter McKenna, director of Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, also told the Irish Times that the scandal was "something that we thought long and...
  • Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers

    Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers
    Alan H. Oren was at home in Upper Mount Bethel Township when state police showed up a couple years ago and did something that, in his words, "wasn't too cool." Acting on what Oren believes was a tip from a neighbor, troopers searched a shed near his...
  • Corbett airs first ad of fall governor's race

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s campaign is hitting the airwaves with the first gubernatorial television ad of the general election. Corbett’s 60-second ad, which can be seen above, touts the Republican incumbent’s work to aid the state’s...
  • Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line

    Kathleen Kane's credibility is on the line
    In January 2013, Kathleen Kane charged into Harrisburg on a Nittany Lion. The former assistant district attorney from Lackawanna County became the first Democrat and woman to be elected state attorney general by vowing to examine her predecessors'...
  • Ousted education aide Ron Tomalis looking at enriched state pension

    HARRISBURG — As part of his re-election campaign, Gov. Tom Corbett has been barnstorming communities and urging lawmakers to change the state pension systems to control spiraling debts he says hurt taxpayers. But Corbett's decision to retain...
  • Dent's campaign manager pitching in for Corbett

    Dent's campaign manager pitching in for Corbett
    Without a race of his own, Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent is lending a hand - or a set of hands? - to Gov. Tom Corbett’s uphill re-election battle. Dent’s campaign manager, Sam Chen, is joining the Corbett campaign as the gubernatorial...