Pennsylvania Governors (Post WWII to Present)

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Oversaw a constitutional convention to reform the PA Constitution; expanded state highway system.
'Maker of Presidents' who helped FDR, Truman, and JFK gain their nominations; expanded library services to areas with little access.
Took over distressed Philadelphia School District; passed state funding for pre-school and extensive tort reform.
Oversaw Three Mile Island clean-up; created the 'rainy day fund.'
Established the community college system; created program to promote PA businesses abroad.
Signed voter ID law; balanced budget without tax increases by cutting education and social safety net programs.
Passed the state sales tax; ended segregation in the state divisions of the national guard; outlawed the Communist Party in PA.
HintGovernorTerm (Party)
Legalized casinos; provided property tax relief.
Enacted the most comprehensive Sunshine Law in the US; established the PA Lottery to fund elderly programs; created PA income tax.
Established the state's Children's Health Insurance Program; changed the death penalty from the electric chair to lethal injection.
Became governor when his predecessor was elected to the US Senate.
Established the Fair Employment Practices Council to police employment discrimination; Passed PA's first Right-to-Know law.
Granted localities broader taxing authority; passed a law requiring equal pay for women.
Passed the state's first charter school law and a 'three-strikes' law for repeat offenders; became the first US Secretary of Homeland Security.

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