Casinos and offshore companies battle for billions in online gambling push

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Congress, states and a rich mix of characters argue over regulation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… in Pennsylvania over a period of several years, giving $6 million to Gov. Tom Corbett in 2010 along with $2.3 million to the Pennsylvania Republican Party. Corb …"

Billionaires boost Republican governors group past Democrats in fundraising

By Ben Wieder

GOP governors' group outraises counterpart, but Democrats still expected to win a few races.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… ow that fewer than one in four Pennsylvania voters believe Republican Gov. Tom Corbett deserves a second term, while 46 percent of Florida voters prefer Democrat …"

Koch Industries PAC bolts to fast start in 2013

By Dave Levinthal and Michael Beckel

Energy company's PAC has donated more than $500,000 to politicians in five months.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… . Notable state-level donations include $5,000 apiece to Republican Govs. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania and Mary Fallin of Oklahoma, as well as $2,500 to Dewey Ba …"

Export push reframes debate over fracking

By Alexandra Duszak

Energy indepedence for the U.S. no longer at issue — exports would help industry's bottom line.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… eat to drilling in Pennsylvania, where a pro-fracking governor, Republican Tom Corbett, was elected in 2010. Natural gas production in the U.S. has been so prol …"

Donor profile: Republican Governors Association

By Alexandra Duszak and John Dunbar

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… lion to the Florida Republican Party (2010)$6 million to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (2010)$3 million to Texas Gov. Rick Perry (2010)Background:The Republican …"

"… in Pennsylvania, the RGA contributed $6 million of the $28.7 million Gov. Tom Corbett raised, including a $1.5 million contribution from an affiliated grou …"

Pennsylvania governor benefited from untraceable $1.5 million donation

By Paul Abowd and Alexandra Duszak

How Pennsylvania's governor benefited from an untraceable $1.5 million donation.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… aign stop near Philadelphia early in his 2010 bid for governor, Republican Tom Corbett announced “we’ve got to raise money,” that it was the “number-one …"

D.C.-based governors' associations provide back door for corporate donors

By John Dunbar and Alexandra Duszak

Republican Governors Association delivers millions to candidates in states that restrict corporate money.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… as no secret in the 2010 race for governor of Pennsylvania that Republican Tom Corbett, the state’s attorney general, was the favorite of the burgeoning natura …"

Parts of Pa. law favored by frackers overturned

By Alice Su

A court on Thursday threw out parts of the state’s Act 13, returning zoning authority over natural gas drilling to local governments

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… aracter of neighborhoods and makes irrational classifications.” Governor Tom Corbett, who supported and signed the law in February, announced Friday that his o …"

Local leaders sue for right to control location of gas wells

By Alice Su

Pennsylvania's state legislature passed a law that strips local zoning authority location of fracking wells.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… y, government, and the conservation community.”Ball said Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, a favorite of the oil and gas industry, had been “very adamantly behind …"

Grading the nation: How accountable is your state?

By Caitlin Ginley

Our State Integrity Investigation reveals corruption risks in all 50 states

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bobby Jindal":

"… s toughest anti-pay-to-play laws for contractors. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, in an attempt to shed the state of its scandalous political history, enac …"

Health industry gave millions to state officials involved in lawsuit

By Caitlin Ginley

The state officials who joined together to file a lawsuit challenging health care reform have collectively received at least $5 million in c

Excerpts from this story referencing "Texas Medical Association":

"… new facilities and stifles the expansion of those currently operating. The Texas Medical Association maintained that it could not support the bill, as a survey of its members …"

527s run aground in the states

By Kevin Bogardus

Groups continue to raise money as some regulators crack down

Excerpts from this story referencing "Tom Corbett":

"… he practice is illegal in the Keystone State.The group donated $480,000 to Tom Corbett, the Republican candidate for state attorney general, a few weeks before t …"