PA teacher files complaint against unions over political letter

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Just days before the Nov. 4 election, leaders from the national and state teachers unions sent a letter to Mary Trometter’s husband, urging him to “Please join Mary in in voting for Tom Wolf for Governor.”

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Sorry, wrong number: Shell wants feedback, but no one is answering

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Shell Chemicals is soliciting feedback for a new project – yet some of the materials ironically list a wrong number.

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Gift ban legislation to get second chance as PA Gov.-elect Wolf pushes his own ethics reform

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Ethics, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s plans to enact a gift ban for the executive branch could give new life to legislation that would do the same for state lawmakers and other public officials.

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Shell cracker plant shuffles forward, negotiating a regulatory roadmap

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, News, Pennsylvania, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Shell Chemicals had announced that it is buying an industrial site in Beaver County, in western Pennsylvania. The company still has many steps, including a lengthy regulatory process.

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Week in Review: PA Senate leadership changes hands, budget deficit looms

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Leadership elections dominated the discussion in Harrisburg this week. That’ll happen when a caucus ousts its own majority leader just a week after building upon an advantage.

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PA’s patchwork budget contributes to projected $1.85B shortfall

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Treasurer Rob McCord says Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration again dipped into a line of credit to boost a flagging general fund.

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