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  • Former Gov. Ed Rendell has ties to firm consulting on Lottery privatization.

     
    As Gov. Tom Corbett considers whether to hand the reins of the Pennsylvania Lottery over to a British company, he's been getting advice from a firm with ties to his predecessor. Former Gov. Ed Rendell is a senior adviser to......
  • In Lancaster, Corbett defends #PALottery deal

     
    In the face of mounting legislative and public criticism, Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday defended his plan to privatize the management of the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery, arguing that the state has a duty to ensure the fiscal stability of......
  • House Dems don't like #PaLottery privatization, have no idea what to do about it.

     
    House Democrats gathered on the steps of the Main Rotunda this morning to loudly denounce the Corbett administration's plan to let a company from England (where they talk funny and play the wrong kind of football) take over the day-to-day......
  • State lawmakers vet Lottery privatization proposal.

     
    The senior executives of the British-based company poised to take over the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery say they have a simple plan to get more people playing to scratch-off and numbers games that underwrite services for the state&#...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Editorial Board Roundtable Chicagotribune.com -- Tribune editorial page editor Bruce Dold talks about the week's news...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Is it time for politicians to get out of the pension business ?

     
    For Wednesday's print column, in advance of the special legislative session in Springfield on Wednesday to take another stab at pension reform, I initiated an email dialogue with Anders Lindall, right, spokesman for the local chapter of the American...
  • Local officials endorse Reibman

     
    Glenn Reibman has received a slew of endorsements from local officials throughout Northampton County, including Glendon Mayor Charles Seip, Forks Township Supervisor Robert Egolf, Pen Argyl Constable Paul Gilmore, Easton Deputy Mayor Ken Brown and...
  • Bethlehem firefighters union endorses McClure

     
    The Bethlehem Firefighters Local 735 on Tuesday announced it is endorsing Northampton County executive candidate Lamont McClure. "As firefighters we have seen first hand what mismanagement can do to public service," union President Dave Saltzer said....
  • Greuel to explore pension changes for existing city employees, backer says

     
    A co-chairman of Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel’s mayoral campaign told business leaders Wednesday that his candidate will explore an increase in the retirement age for current city workers. A day before she is set to meet with the......
  • California lawmaker proposes to limit out-of-state freshmen at UC

     
    Sen. Michael Rubio (D-Shafter) wants to limit out-of-state freshman admissions to UC campuses....
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Conservatives Are Coming.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The GOP presidential campaign officially arrives in Pennsylvania this weekend along with the attendant media circus, courtesy of the annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. In case you don't know what this is, the...