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5/20/2013

You could hear a pin drop on Chryst Field at Biemesderfer Stadium when Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett finished his commencement speech Saturday at Millersville University. Normally, such speeches elicit rowdy applause from the students awaiting their diplomas. Not this time.

5/13/2013

I challenge members of the Corbett administration to come to Philadelphia and spend a day in a classroom without books, supplies, proper staffing, assistant principals, counselors or librarians.

5/13/2013

With two state legislators at his side Friday, Pennsylvania State Education Association regional Vice President Jeff Ney said public schools are not being funded at adequate levels and that’s the wrong message to be sending.

5/13/2013

In their combat uniforms of dark suits and shining lapel pins, state Sen. John Blake, D-Archbald, state Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Wilkes-Barre and teachers union leader Jeff Ney all took turns skewering the governor on a wide range of issues at a press conference held in the United Food and Commercial Workers union office. In front of a smattering of union workers and a few members of the media, Ney gave a prepared speech highlighting the decrease in funding for public schools under the Corbett administration.

5/8/2013

Gov. Tom Corbett saw his numbers rise among those approving and disapproving of his job performance in a new Franklin & Marshall College poll released Wednesday. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speak to the Republican Party of Pennsylvania's Lincoln Dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Harrisburg, Pa. Some 29 percent reported a somewhat or strong favorable ranking of Corbett in the current poll, up from February's 25 percent.

5/8/2013

A wide majority of Pennsylvanians think it's time for Gov. Tom Corbett (R) to go, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College poll released on Wednesday. Sixty-four percent of Keystone State residents want a new governor, compared with just a quarter who said Corbett deserves another term.

5/2/2013
The Huffington Post

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) on Monday addressed some worrisome employment figures in the state's March jobs report, saying that job applicants who couldn't pass drug tests are "a serious problem" for Pennsylvania.

5/2/2013

If you want to see a politician with the gallows in his eyes, take a look at Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania, whose re-election prospects at the moment look like an offer for a free introductory case of cholera.

5/2/2013

In the heat of the 2010 gubernatorial campaign, Republican candidate Tom Corbett stirred controversy, and fodder for Democrats, by saying many jobless people "are just going to sit there" and not seek work until their unemployment benefits ran out. Now, midway through his first term and positioning himself to run for a second, Gov. Corbett is taking renewed heat for quoting employers as saying they "can't find anybody that ... has passed a drug test."