Tag Archives: Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

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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Corbett not planning Wisconsin-like measures against unions

BY BORYS KRAWCZENIUK (STAFF WRITER bkrawczeniuk@ timesshamrock.com)

Published: February 22, 2011

Gov. Tom Corbett has no plans to follow the path of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, whose push to reduce the strength of public employee unions has sparked more than a week of protests in the Midwest state. Continue reading