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What's in it for us? Plenty

February 23, 2014 By SEN. E. EUGENE YAW Recently, a letter to the editor appeared in the Williamsport Sun Gazette. more »»

Some congressional primary races heating up

February 16, 2014 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — This year’s campaigns for Pennsylvania’s 18 seats in the U.S. more »»

What matters in Pennsylvania in 2014

February 16, 2014 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL L. YOUNG Pennsylvania stands at the edge of an historical moment. more »»

Job-seeking woes could shape governor's race

February 9, 2014 By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG — It was just a year ago that the size of Pennsylvania’s labor force hit a record high, even though it came with some politically inconvenient news for Go. more »»

Civil rights on the animal farm

February 9, 2014 By CLIFFORD RIEDERS I had not yet made my grand entrance to what used to be called junior high school, when an elementary school teacher assigned the first book report that I was to write. more »»

Corbett budget speech to kick off months of talks

January 19, 2014 By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG — The annual Harrisburg ritual known as the governor’s budget address is about to bring Pennsylvania’s power elite to the state House chamber for the... more »»

Raising Kane in Pennsylvania

January 19, 2014 By G. TERRY MADONNA And MICHAEL L. more »»

Kane ends 1st year as AG with appeal for cash

January 12, 2014 By PETER JACKSON Associated Press HARRISBURG — As 2013 melted into election year 2014, several of the Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania governor scrambled for position in a crowded field with... more »»

'Tis the season to be thrifty

January 12, 2014 By BOB DICK Know that feeling a month after Christmas when the credit card statement shows you blew your holiday budget? Imagine the pain you’d experience after six consecutive years of spending... more »»

Vacancies to bring change in Legislature

January 5, 2014 By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Legislature’s two-year election cycle circles back around in the coming year, as new district boundaries, a spate of retirements,... more »»

Penn College centennial celebrates unique approach to education

January 5, 2014 By DAVIE JANE GILMOUR The seeds of what would eventually become Pennsylvania College of Technology were sown by a group of forward-thinking educators who launched adult classes in an industrial-art... more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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