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Top Ten Reasons The Legislature Will Get the Budget Done On Time

By at June 6, 2011 | 9:37 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Reasons The Legislature Will Get the Budget Done On Time

10) Rendell is gone. 9) No WAMs for Philly. 8) More WAMs for Pittsburgh. 7) Legislative gym shuts down. 6) July is “shared sacrifice” month at Nemacolin. 5) Orie sisters predict rapture on June 30. 4) Corbett’s attention span expires. 3) Because it’s the law? 2) Nah, gas companies don’t way to pay taxes. 1) […]

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Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

By at March 8, 2011 | 3:51 pm | 370 Comments

Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

As Scott Paterno has observed Republican governors have been talking a lot these days about policy, the economy,healthcare, but not Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett. Since taking office Corbett has kept an extremely low profile and Paterno surmises the governor has banked much of his future on his budget. A spending plan that Corbett will unveil today.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 8, 2011 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveils his proposed spending plan, and surely there is plenty of hurt to go around. RTC’s Scott Paterno stops by with a piece on — where are you Mr. Governor, and the DEP says it found normal levels of radiation in rivers near gas drilling in the Marcellus.

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Breathing new life into the Castle

By at January 26, 2011 | 4:53 pm | 0 Comment

Breathing new life into the Castle

Pennsylvania Senator Richard Allloway is picking up where the political trail went cold last year. Alloway has reintroduced a self defense measure aimed at protecting would be victims from defending themselves. The bill sailed through the General Assembly in 2010 but former Governor Rendell vetoed it.

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Former Governor Rendell pops up on NBC following President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

By at January 25, 2011 | 9:46 pm | 1 Comments

Former Governor Rendell pops up on NBC following President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is preparing to head back to work. According to the Philadelphia Inquirier, Rendell will rejoin his old law firm and Rock The Capital is getting word Tonight that Rendell is very close to signing a deal with MSNBC.

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Tom Corbett, “you will never hear me say impossible,” is Pennsylvania’s new Governor

By at January 18, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 2 Comments

Tom Corbett, “you will never hear me say impossible,” is Pennsylvania’s new Governor

Pennsylvania’s 46th Governor Tom Corbett took the oath of office. Corbett talked about the challenges that lie ahead and the optimism he sees in the strength of Pennsylvanians to pick themselves up and forge a new chapter.

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Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

By at January 16, 2011 | 9:33 am | 81 Comments

Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

Governor Ed. Rendell’s bags are packed as his countdown to departure can now be numbered in hours. The sun is setting on his two-term administration, as well as his 33 year career in politics.

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Governor Rendell weighs-in on School Choice

By at January 14, 2011 | 11:13 am | 106 Comments

Governor Rendell weighs-in on School Choice

Outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell weigh-in on the proposed school choice bill, saying parents should have school choice, and that already exists in the Commonwealth.

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The Governor’s Final Snow Job: Will America’s Real Wuss Please Stand Up?

By at January 13, 2011 | 3:28 pm | 831 Comments

The Governor’s Final Snow Job: Will America’s Real Wuss Please Stand Up?

Rock The Capital’s Phil Gimson suits up and gets ready to play “wussification.” Gimson is standing midfield at Financial waiting for the kick-off as he takes on the toughest of America’s toughies.

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30 Minutes with outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell

By at January 13, 2011 | 3:06 pm | 5 Comments

30 Minutes with outgoing Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell

Here is our exclusive interview with Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. He lists his greatest political accomplishments to talking about the hurt that still lingers over all that was said and written about his extramarital affairs.

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