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Milestones loom for Dem gov hopefuls in 2014

December 29, 2013 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — In a field oozing with political ambition and pent-up energy, Pennsylvania’s Democratic candidates for governor will ring in the new year without a... more »»

Coming to terms with America's interminable problem

December 29, 2013 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL L. YOUNG There’s good news and bad news these days for the Obama administration. more »»

Corbett, lawmakers seek cash to plug deficit

December 22, 2013 By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — Gov. more »»

Don't let body language sully City Council performance

December 22, 2013 By BILL HALL Many people who follow politics today understand that there are three branches of government. These are the legislative branch, the executive branch and the judicial branch. more »»

For unions, Dems 2014 primary presents dilemma

December 15, 2013 By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — In 2002, the clock hadn’t even struck 12:01 a.m. more »»

The elephant in the room

December 15, 2013 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL L. YOUNG It wasn’t a “big “story. In fact, the article published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette last June received little follow-up and even less attention. more »»

PennDOT has long road ahead on highway funding law

December 8, 2013 By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG — The 127-page transportation legislation signed into law this past week culminated years of planning and presents an imposing set of challenges for... more »»

A conversation about race and politics

December 8, 2013 By CLIFFORD RIEDERS A fellow I know rather well came up to me recently and said, “What do you think of your leader now?” I assumed he was referring to the deal the United States seemed to be willin... more »»

A modest start for state's transportation plan

December 1, 2013 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s ambitious new multibillion-dollar transportation funding program is off to a modest start. more »»

The rocky road to Camelot

December 1, 2013 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL L. YOUNG “Don't let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment, that was known as Camelot. more »»

Dems sharpen knives as Corbett kicks off campaign

November 17, 2013 By MARK SCOLFORO HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Gov. more »»

United Way campaign: Do what you can

November 17, 2013 By SCOTT N. LOWERY Without question, Father Time is the grand marshal of life’s parade. more »»

Made in Pennsylvania, but a model for America


Sparse ballot still whets donors' interest

November 3, 2013 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s 2013 ballot is the sparsest in more than a decade, with only one statewide race — for an open seat on the state Superior Court — to... more »»

The case for maintaining the Prevailing Wage Law

November 3, 2013 By JAMES BEAMER Your editorial Oct. 15 backing the end to the prevailing wage law is full of misinformation based upon regurgitated talking points from ideological talking heads. more »»

Retirement security at risk in Pennsylvania

October 27, 2013 By BOB WILLIAMS Imagine; you are a retired schoolteacher who served 35 years working with children in South Philadelphia. more »»

What do demolition, fall season have in common?

October 27, 2013 By CLIFFORD RIEDERS As I drove from my home to work, I noticed a kind of heaviness in the trees. It was a crystal-clear morning, beautifully cool with a bright sun. more »»

What kind of 'Y' do you want?

October 20, 2013 By DAVE FAGERSTROM Did you see the exciting coverage in the newspaper about the new YMCA groundbreaking? Yes, the new Williamsport Branch YMCA construction has begun and the new facility will be... more »»



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