Posts Tagged ‘PA’

Oct
2013
11

Image Already Crumbling, PA Gov Corbett Doubles Down With Speech Before Right-Wing Caucus

Image Already Crumbling, PA Gov Corbett Doubles Down With Speech Before Right-Wing Caucus
  In early September, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s approval rating hit a record low of 17 percent.  Since then he has done even more damage to his reputation by comparing gay marriage to incest.  Now, with the woefully unpopular and out of touch governor looking to sure up his base before the 2014 election, Corbett chose [&hellip…;
Sep
2013
19

Pennsylvania Op-Eders Spar Over Right-to-Work: “The Legislation You Want to Pass Would Hurt All of Us.”

  In Pennsylvania, Republicans are pushing for the state to become the 25th “Right-to-Work” state as embattled Governor Tom Corbett demonizes unions to gain support ahead of the 2014 elections.   Dick Yuengling, Jr., who runs D.G. Yuengling and Son brewery in Pottsville, recently came out in favor of the anti-worker law.  Many…
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Aug
2013
1

Governor’s Crony Gift-Giving Comes to Light in PA

Governor's Crony Gift-Giving Comes to Light in PA
  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett can’t seem to catch a break.  Every time he renegs on a campaign promise, denies rights to citizens, or sidesteps a controversial issue, everyone just seems to notice.  It’s hard to be a borderline criminal when you are constantly in the public eye.  Perhaps this is why the Citizens for [&hellip…;
Jun
2013
25

GROSS: Pollsters Suggest Gov. Corbett Use Philly’s Teachers Unions as “Wedge” to Get Re-Elected

GROSS: Pollsters Suggest Gov. Corbett Use Philly's Teachers Unions as
  As Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is struggling in the infancy of his re-election bid, a new poll taken by Public Opinion Strategies suggests that he should attack Philadelphia teachers unions in order to bolster his approval rating. Considering major education cuts have been a driver of a low approval rating thus far, the recommendation…