Freshman senator calls for shake-up of PA Senate leadership

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Conservative businessman Scott Wagner already beat the Republican establishment once when he won a write-in campaign for state Senate in March. Now, he’s taking on state Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi.

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Hello, goodbye: PA House returns, starts farewells with plenty of work left

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Pennsylvania lawmakers have plenty of work left to finish this fall. So why are some state representatives already saying their goodbyes?

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PA Senate approves Medical marijuana; future in House uncertain

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Issues, News, Pennsylvania, State Government, State House, State Senate  /  No Comments

MEDICAL POT AND OBAMACARE: Is it okay to oppose the federal government interfering in health care decisions while supporting state efforts to limit those same decisions? It's a question Republicans have to answer as the national debate on medical marijuana continues.

Pennsylvania is one step closer to legalizing medical marijuana, but time is running short for the legislation this year.

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Week in Review: PA credit rating drops, medical marijuana bill advances

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Before raunchy emails traded within the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office captured the attention of politicos across the state, there were far less risqué stories making the rounds.

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Corbett says sexually explicit emails ‘unacceptable’

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Some employees in the Pennsylvania AG’s office weren’t acting PG, as documented in emails showing raunchy behavior.

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Smoke and mirrors? Philly cigarette tax only partially solves school budget woes

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Education, Health Care, News, Pennsylvania, Taxes  /  No Comments

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When Philly smokers light up, they’ll be doing something the Marlboro Man never had in mind: supporting city schools.

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