Posts Tagged ‘tom wolf’

Apr
2015
16

Republicans Spar with PA Gov. Wolf Over Home Care Workers’ Rights, Despite Clear Legal Reality

Republicans Spar with PA Gov. Wolf Over Home Care Workers' Rights, Despite Clear Legal Reality
  A February 27th Executive Order (EO) by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf created the Advisory Group on Participant-Directed Home Care and set up a process for home care workers to elect a representative to discuss working conditions with state leaders.  Now, as the process moves forward amidst legal challenges, Pennsylvania Republicans are...
Mar
2015
2

PA Gov Removes School Commission Chair Following Approval of New Charter Schools

PA Gov Removes School Commission Chair Following Approval of New Charter Schools
  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that School Reform Commision (SRC) chairman and former city council member Bill Green has been demoted and that fellow SRC board member Marjorie Neff will take his place.  Neff is the retired principal of the city’s acclaimed Julia R. Masterman Demonstration School and is a 38-year veteran of the...
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Aug
2014
11

IBEW Endorses Tom Wolf. Does He Have the PA Gov Race Locked Up?

IBEW Endorses Tom Wolf. Does He Have the PA Gov Race Locked Up?
  The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) has endorsed Democratic challenger Tom Wolf in the race for Governor of Pennsylvania.   Citing a record of bringing good-paying, high-tech jobs to the state, the union which represents over 40,000 workers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania unanimously agreed to get behind Wolf....
Jun
2014
5

Third Time’s the Harm: PA Budget Leaves School Construction In the Lurch Three Years Running

Third Time's the Harm: PA Budget Leaves School Construction In the Lurch Three Years Running
  As reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pennsylvania budget will contain a moratorium on construction spending by school districts for the third straight year, meaning schools in need of repair will have to find solutions without state aid. Corbett’s construction cuts began in 2012 when he cut funding to new applications, thus...
Feb
2014
27

Unexpected PA Gov Candidate Leaps Ahead in Latest Poll

Unexpected PA Gov Candidate Leaps Ahead in Latest Poll
  The Pennsylvania Governor’s race took a turn this week when York businessman Tom Wolf became the frontrunner, in terms of polling at least, for the Democratic nomination.  A successful advertising buy in the Philadelphia region helped Wolf paint himself as the man who saved his family’s company to ensure the workers in his hometown...