Governor Tom Corbett's administration has proposed new regulations designed to bring the state's air quality up to national standards, but some coal plants will be able to pollute 40 percent more than they do now.
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To some, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s most recent press release is a noble attempt to protect waterways and wetlands from fracking operations while the state fights in court. To others, it is just the opposite.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's pick for Department of Environmental Protection Secretary sparked controversy last week when, during his confirmation hearing, he told the state Senate's Judiciary Committee that he was unaware of any "adverse impacts" of climate change on humans or animals.
The newly-approved plan is a slightly more conservative version of a similar Medicaid expansion proposal already in place in Arkansas. Hundreds of thousands of more Americans could get coverage if more red states adopt the approaches.
Though Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) thought it was inappropriate to compare same-sex couples who wish to marry to 12-year-old children, he think it's just fine to compare them to siblings engaging in incest.