Category Archives: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

PA Fraternal Order of Police endorse Wolf

August 13, 2014

Lake Harmony –  At the PA FOP 43RD Biennial Conference held at Split Rock Resort the members at-large by voice vote endorsed 2014 Democratic candidate Tom Wolf for Governor of Pennsylvania. Continue reading

“I just don’t understand how we can’t put more money into the state police.” Rep. Tim Mahoney, a Fayette County Democrat

Pa. lawmakers question state police about trooper shortage

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 5:00 am | Updated: 6:28 am, Thu Feb 27, 2014.

By Natasha Lindstrom Staff Writer

HARRISBURG — If the Pennsylvania State Police filled all its vacancies, about 500 more troopers would be patrolling highways and investigating crimes throughout the commonwealth. Continue reading

Gov. Tom Corbett will not go 4 for 4 on his budget wishlist

Gov. Tom Corbett will not go 4 for 4 on his budget wishlist

By Jan Murphy |

updated June 29, 2013 at 11:50 AM /

Now that the countdown to the midnight Sunday deadline is being counted in hours, instead of days, it’s starting to become clear that Gov. Tom Corbett will not be going four-for-four on his wish list of big-ticket items. But what his final tally on achievements still be remains in question.


Pension reform: No movement in either chamber on legislation to move future state and school employees into a defined contribution plan, which at this point signals this is a no-go by June 30. However, many observers say they see it being revisited in the fall.


Sting followed many suspicions about honesty of Corbett in-law

February 2, 2013 12:09 am

By Mike Newall / Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said Friday that theft allegations involving Officer Gerold Gibson — son-in-law of Gov. Tom Corbett — were first brought to his attention in late fall by Officer Gibson’s commanding officer in the Narcotics Field Unit. Several of Officer Gibson’s fellow officers had voiced suspicions that Officer Gibson, 43, was stealing clothing, sneakers and jewelry from the homes of suspected drug dealers during raids and warrant executions, Commissioner Ramsey and police sources said. Continue reading

“[The Pennsylvania State Police] are still at critical numbers.”, State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan

The Carlisle Sentinel

State police face staffing challenges, even with funding 

February 05, 2013 9:47 pm  •  Naomi Creason, The Sentinel

The Pennsylvania State Police may get the financing it needs to fill some of its gap in staffing, though the law enforcement agency will face struggles in the coming years.


The hiring, however, doesn’t assuage State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan’s fears Continue reading

With Complement Down More Than 480, Governor’s Budget To Fund Three Cadet Classes

January 30, 2013

Governor Corbett Announces Funding for Three New State Police Classes
Moon Township – Governor Tom Corbett today announced that his 2013-14 budget will provide funding for three new classes of cadets for the Pennsylvania State Police. Continue reading

Pension Reform Update
On November 26, Governor Corbett’s Budget Office released a report about Pennsylvania’s statewide public pension systems, including SERS. Continue reading

Due to the high number of state trooper vacancies and state police funding levels under Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania State Police begin closing stations

Ephrata State Police station to Close

HARRISBURG – State Sen. Mike Brubaker (R-36) was notified that the State Police Troop J Command Center will remain in Lancaster County, but the Ephrata station will be closed.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the Ephrata State Police Station will close effective August 17. Continue reading

“Public safety agencies, such as State Police…, will freeze approximately 1 percent of their spending.”

Governor Corbett Orders Freeze of Nearly $160 Million in State Spending

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With commonwealth revenues continuing to come in below estimate for the 2011-12 fiscal year, Governor Tom Corbett has directed his Budget Office to freeze nearly $160 million in state spending. Continue reading

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