DWP Secretary Alexander: New work requirements for recipients is "best anti-poverty measure"





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Department of Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander
Harrisburg - February 28, 2012


  1. 149

    Who is Cris Dush? The man who almost took down Speaker Sam Smith on primary day

  2. 150

    Corbett press conference - April 16, 2012

  3. 151

    Auditor General Jack Wagner on transportation funding issues

  4. 152

    Rick Santorum addresses PA Leadership Conference

  5. 153

    Rick Santorum's tax code plan

  6. 154

    SC Gov. Nikki Haley: I will not accept vice presidential nomination

  7. 155

    SC Gov. Nikki Haley on how Mitt Romney has changed in four years

  8. 156

    Sen. Pat Toomey at PA Leadership Conference

  9. 157

    Gov. Tom Corbett on PA ultrasound bill

  10. 158

    House Democrats oppose Voter ID Bill

  11. 159

    Gov. Tom Corbett signs Voter ID Bill

  12. 160

    Gov. Corbett on GOP Presidential race and Rick Santorum's lack of major endorsements

  13. 161

    Gov. Tom Corbett on Voter ID Bill - HB 934

  14. 162

    Corbett news conference - March 13, 2012

  15. 163

    Senate committee approves constitutional amendment blocking "Obamacare"

  16. 164

    Voter ID Debate

  17. 165

    Impact of the federal stimulus on Pennsylvania education budget

  18. 166

    Rep. Denlinger: Uncapping gas tax could increase prices 28 cents at the pump

  19. 167

    PennDOT Secretary: Bridges are getting older

  20. 168

    Democrats to Schoch: Tell Corbett to act on transportation

  21. DWP Secretary Alexander: New work requirements for recipients is "best anti-poverty measure"

  22. 170

    Welfare Secretary Alexander: "Our job is to preserve benefits for the truly poor and truly needy"

  23. 171

    Corman: Higher education already paid "fair share" of budget cuts

  24. 172

    Secretary Ron Tomalis, senators discuss merits of school district consolidation

  25. 173

    Lawmakers to pension funds: Why not a defined contribution plan?

  26. 174

    Corbett news conference - full (2/23/12)

  27. 175

    Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser on Corbett Administration's plans for corporate tax loopholes

  28. 176

    Revenue Secretary Dan Meuser on state's plan to collect online sales taxes this year

  29. 177

    Joe Conti on PLCB modernization efforts

  30. 178

    Insurance Department Commissioner Michael Consedine on implementation of health insurance exchanges

  31. 179

    Budget Secretary, Independent Fiscal Office Director comment on state's finances

  32. 180

    Zogby: Corbett committed to phase-out of capital stock and franchise tax

  33. 181

    Role of the Independent Fiscal Office

  34. 182

    Lawmakers call for RACP program reforms

  35. 183

    Democratic lawmakers react to Corbett's second budget address

  36. 184

    Republican lawmakers view Corbett's budget favorably

  37. 185

    Deputy Attorney General Ken Brown comments on DeWeese guilty verdict

  38. 186

    State Rep. Bill DeWeese convicted; vows to appeal and continue serving in General Assembly

  39. 187

    Matt Knittle (Part 5): Don't expect a "spring surprise" for revenues in 2012, unlike in 2011

  40. 188

    Matt Knittle (Part 4): Overview of state's financial situation, $500 million budget shortfall

  41. 189

    Matt Knittle (Part 3): Short-term tax cuts - good or bad for the economy?

  42. 190

    Matt Knittle (Part 2): Impact of federal payroll tax cut on Pennsylvania residents and state budget

  43. 191

    Matt Knittle (Part 1): What role does the Independent Fiscal Office fulfill?

  44. 192

    Danyel Jennings tells Corbett to keep funding failing Chester-Upland School District

  45. 193

    Rep. DePasquale: Dept. of Corrections savings should be used to fund education program

  46. 194

    Democratic lawmakers put spotlight on Corbett education plans in upcoming budget

  47. 195

    Sam Rohrer, Tea Party leaders call for PA GOP to skip endorsement for US Senate

  48. 196

    GOP Senate candidates attack complex U.S. tax code, say changes should be made

  49. 197

    Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis comments on Chester-Upland SD financial struggles

  50. 198

    Political activists and reformers call for Justice Orie Melvin to recuse from redistricting decision

  51. 199

    Lawmakers debate increasing mandates for solar energy

  52. 200

    Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board announces price increase, defends government control

  53. 201

    Auditor General Jack Wagner: PA Turnpike heading for an "financial train wreck" due to debt

  54. 202

    House Democrats Announce Transportation Funding Plan

  55. 203

    Budget Secretary Zogby On Possible State Police Layoffs

  56. 204

    Democrats respond to Zogby budget address

  57. 205

    PA Budget Secretary Charles Zogby Gives Mid-year Budget Update

  58. 206

    Rep. Bill Adolph says capital budget bill must be passed

  59. 207

    House Dems say Abortion Regulation Bill Theatens Womens' Rights in Pennsylvania

  60. 208

    House State Government Committee approves congressional redistricting plan

  61. 209

    Sen. Mike Folmer: Redistricting process requires reform

  62. 210

    State Senators react to new congressional map, challenge 7th district's design

  63. 211

    Sen. Dinniman: New 7th district looks like three-headed dog from Greek mythology

  64. 212

    Lawmakers announce new Pennsylvaina congressional district map

  65. 213

    Lawmakers react to committee vote on liquor privatization bill

  66. 214

    Legislative leaders react to final state House/Senate district maps

  67. 215

    Senate Committee Approves Voter ID Bill in Pennsylvania - December 12, 2011

  68. 216

    Lawmakers discuss Act 47 issues and how to help Pennsylvania's financially distressed cities

  69. 217

    Dave Gervasi says DCED used Scranton as the battlefield for Act 47 reforms

  70. 218

    Sen. Daylin Leach, Secretary of Education Tomalis debate new teacher evaluation system

  71. 219

    Commonwealth Foundation, Rep. Tom Quigley on Pennsylvania's failing schools

  72. 220

    Sen. Rafferty announces bid to be Pennsylvania's next attorney general

  73. 221

    Sen. Rafferty: Attorney General Corbett in a "difficult position" with Penn State investigation

  74. 222

    Gov. Corbett says automatic pay raises for state officials are a mistake

  75. 223

    Corbett: Pennsylvania should get out of the liquor business

  76. 224

    Sen. Pat Browne discusses reforms to PA's unemployment compensation laws

  77. 225

    Corbett: PSU Board of Trustees should be allowed to investigate itself

  78. 226

    Gov. Tom Corbett comments on Penn State investigation and his role as Attorney General

  79. 227

    Vickie Solberg says Occupy protest in Harrisburg on November 18 was unfair

  80. 228

    Member of Occupy movement explains why protesters demonstrated at PA state Capitol on November 18

  81. 229

    Occupy Harrisburg disrupts redistricting commission hearing (PART THREE) - November 18, 2011

  82. 230

    Occupy Harrisburg disrupts redistricting commission hearing (PART TWO) - November 18, 2011

  83. 231

    Occupy Harrisburg disrupts redistricting commission hearing (PART ONE) - November 18, 2011

  84. 232

    DePasquale: Penn St. should be held to same right-to-know standards as other government agencies

  85. 233

    Should charter school teachers be included in evaluation system?

  86. 234

    Gov. Tom Corbett calls for better teacher evaluation system

  87. 235

    Rep. Dennis O'Brien comments on legislative response to Penn State sex abuse scandal

  88. 236

    Ronald Tomalis on school voucher bill

  89. 237

    Former Gov. Ed Rendell defends his investments in public education

  90. 238

    House Minority Leader Frank Dermody on education funding

  91. 239

    Gov. Tom Corbett speaks at School Choice rally in Harrisburg

  92. 240

    Ron Kosh of AAA Mid-Atlantic discusses the pros and cons of red light cameras

  93. 241

    House Transportation Committee debates the use of red light cameras in Pennsylvania

  94. 242

    Sen. Tomlinson discusses support of texting ban law

  95. 243

    PA Police Could Use Subpoena Power To Enforce Texting Ban

  96. 244

    Gov. Tom Corbett discusses Penn State child abuse scandal on November 9, 2011

  97. 245

    Gov. Tom Corbett discusses his support for texting-while-driving ban and signs it into law

  98. 246

    Occupy Harrisburg on their plans, demands and ideas

  99. 247

    Rep. Dan Truitt says student performance should be part of teacher evaluations

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