On Thursday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will announce that it has granted a waiver and reached agreement with the state to provide health care coverage to 500,000 low-income residents.
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Nine Republican Governors have signed a letter to President Obama opposing the EPA's new carbon rules, but a survey of polls from their states suggests many of them may be seriously out of sync with voters.
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.