Editor: Governor Corbett, please discuss the economic priorities of your current administration.
Corbett: When I took office, Pennsylvania was still struggling with the aftermath of the economic recession, facing a staggering $4 billion budget deficit and near double-digit unemployment. To get Pennsylvania back on the right track, I launched JOBS1st PA...
Editor: What were some of the challenges you faced when coming into office?
Corbett: When I came into office in 2011, we faced historic challenges. A $4.2 billion deficit and an economy shedding jobs threatened progress in Pennsylvania. Our business confidence was low, and our taxes were too high.