Reforming state government continues to be a big part of Tom Corbett’s agenda. As Attorney General he investigated and prosecuted lawmakers of both parties who used taxpayers’ money and state time for political campaigning, including the “Bonusgate” scandal. In his bid for a second four-year term as governor, he cites past reform accomplishments and additional changes he will pursue over his next term.
Replace the current system of electing judges with merit selection. Stop venue shopping in personal injury suits. Enact a statute of repose in product liability cases. Shield innocent sellers from product liability suits.