Posts Tagged: corbett

Keno: Gambling’s Ugly Underbelly UPDATED

January 16, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Gambling, Politics | Tags: , , ,

by Brandon McGinley

(UPDATE: Though this post refers to the current lottery privatization proposal since it is a present and ongoing controversy, the idea of introducing keno as a revenue generator exists outside this proposal as well.  Although I obviously … Read more

Common Sense Comes to Pennsylvania

June 20, 2012 | 1 comment | Posted in Health | Tags: , , , , , ,

Never Again Can We Allow Another Gosnell Scandal to Take Place

(Harrisburg,PA)  This week, a long-overdue law, Act 122, takes effect to more properly and effectively regulate surgical abortion facilities.  The act is aimed at ensuring that Pennsylvania never again … Read more

Gov. Tom Corbett articulates pro-life stand, defends Women’s Right to Know.

May 3, 2012 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

Governor Tom Corbett recently spoke to the Seattle Times about the proposed ultrasound bill being considered in Pennsylvania. The political site reported that President Obama’s campaign and the PA Democrats jumped all over it for political gain, accusing the … Read more

PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative

October 12, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education | Tags: , , , , ,

Press Release 10-12-11

PA Family Council Applauds Gov. Corbett’s School Choice Initiative

(Harrisburg, October 12, 2011) Pennsylvania Family Council, the advocacy arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute, applauds Gov. Tom Corbett’s initiative to expand school choice and provide stronger accountability … Read more

Gov Corbett Releases School Choice Plan

October 11, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Governor Tom Corbett today outlined his agenda for education reform in Pennsylvania.

“We are set to start work on one of the most important jobs state government can do,” Corbett said, and that is to rearrange our priorities when it … Read more

Budget Crunch – Most PA Teachers Refused Pay Freeze

September 6, 2011 | No comments | Posted in education, Family | Tags: , , , ,

Teachers in nearly four out of five districts ignored Gov. Tom Corbett’s request for a voluntary pay freeze. Governor Corbett’s reaction: “You see a lot of teachers that were laid off in districts that refused to take a wage freeze, … Read more

Inquirer: “Set standards for abortion clinics”

February 21, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Health, Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

The Philadelphia Inquirer published this Letter to the Editor on Feb. 20:

Set standards for abortion clinics

Abortion clinic inspections and regulation reform should be mandated by law, and not left up to the preferences of the sitting governor (“Pa. … Read more

Strict? Maybe, but only in comparison.

February 18, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

Earlier this week, Governor Tom Corbett announced strict new regulations on abortion clinics in Pennsylvania, and the firings of a number of Pennsylvania department of health and department of state employees for their part in the Philadelphia abortion clinic scandal. … Read more