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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Our Rick's Very Big Night.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. OK. We admit it. We didn't see this one coming. When we left the office last night, we figured that all Rick Santorum had to do was not get totally blown out in Iowa in......
  • Is Pennsylvania's Economic Cup Half Full Or Half Empty?

     
    Attendees at this afternoon's inaugural session of the new Independent Fiscal Office got a one-word answer to that question this afternoon: "Yes," quipped Tom Jackson, an economist with Global Insight, the world-controlling firm that's been providing...
  • Senate Dems Mark One-Year Anniversary Of End of adultBasic.

     
    A Group Of State Senate Democrats ... ... gathered to mark the year anniversary of the end of the state's adultBasic health insurance program, which offered subsidized coverage for about 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. During an event at the Capitol...
  • Delaware Co. man nominated to Pa. Game Commmission board

     
    Brian H. Hoover of Glenolden, Delaware County, has been nominated to represent District 8 as member of the board of commissioners for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Distrcit 8 includes the Lehigh Valley. If confirmed by the state senate, Hoover will...
  • Arnold Palmer receives honorary doctorate from Allegheny College

     
    For a guy who left college a semester short of his degree, Arnold Palmer has acquired a rather nice collection of awards and letters. Allegheny College on became the eighth institution to present Palmer with an honorary doctorate, bestowing the honor upon...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Tom Corbett's Polling Glass Ceiling.

     
    Nearly 18 months into his first term, Gov. Tom Corbett has hit the political equivalent of a glass ceiling: He’s yet to crack the all-important 50 percent mark in his approval ratings among state voters. And with legislative Republicans set......
  • With Senate Candidate's Defeat, Corbett's Political Prestige Takes A Hit.

     
    With his defeat at the hands of Tom Smith in Tuesday’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, Chester County businessman Steve Welch wasn’t the only one who suffered a reversal in his political fortunes. Gov, Tom Corbett, who endorsed Welch at a........
  • Carbon Motors waiting on $310 million loan

    Carbon Motors waiting on $310 million loan
    "America is back, America is back," was the chant lead by Carbon Motors CEO Bill Santana Li over a year ago in Connersville. It was the big celebration in July 2009 to mark the announcement Carbon had picked the small town and old Visteon plant as...
  • The 2010 Census is in; PA set to lose Congressional Representation

    The 2010 Census is in; PA set to lose Congressional Representation
    The numbers are in and Pennsylvania is growing slowly. The result is the Commonwealth will lose one of its seats in Congress. One of the key functions of the Census is to determine how many Representatives each state gets in Congress. Because of the...
  • TSA reforms are urgently needed

    TSA reforms are urgently needed
    Now that the fury has quieted over those touchy-feely pat-downs and body scans, it's time to turn up the volume on how to truly reform airport security. The U.S. Travel Association, the tourism industry's key Washington lobbying group, did just that this...
  • PPP: Obama ahead in Pennsylvania, Toomey on ticket doesn't help Romney

    PPP: Obama ahead in Pennsylvania, Toomey on ticket doesn't help Romney
    A new poll is consistent with political conventional wisdom: Of all the so-called swing states, Pennsylvania is safest for Barack Obama. The Public Policy Polling survey released Tuesday shows Obama leading Mitt Romney among Pennsylvania voters 50...