As Gov. Tom Corbett faces an election year and low approval ratings, he about-faced Wednesday, and changed his stance on two bills that would offer protection against discrimination for LGBT residents of Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Corbett will release the previously withheld one-time state grant of $45 million for the city schools. The state refused to release the funds until significant financial and educational reforms were implemented.
Philadelphians who utilize CHIP, also known as Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program, for their children or Medicaid for themselves, might need to make some lifestyle changes if Gov. Tom Corbett’s new proposal takes effect.