Joe Sestak http://wesa.fm en PA Dems Disparage Corbett's Record on Higher Education Funding http://wesa.fm/post/pa-dems-disparage-corbetts-record-higher-education-funding <p>As Governor Tom Corbett gears up for the release of his 2014-15 budget proposal next month, Pennsylvania Democrats are disparaging cuts to higher education over the course of his tenure.</p><p>Total state spending on state-related higher education institutions dropped by 18% in 2011-12, and <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/corbett-flat-fund-pa-higher-education">funding has remained flat</a> since then.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:34:56 +0000 Liz Reid 22773 at http://wesa.fm Sestak Says No Gov Run, Mulls Senate http://wesa.fm/post/sestak-says-no-gov-run-mulls-senate <p>Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he won't run for governor next year but is strongly considering a rematch against Republican Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016.<br><br>The Democrat told the AP in an interview that the U.S. Senate is racked by a lack of trust and "careening from crisis to crisis." The retired Navy vice admiral said he believes his skills would be more useful in the Senate instead of the governor's office.<br> Tue, 14 May 2013 15:30:46 +0000 The Associated Press 9516 at http://wesa.fm