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  • Union threatens prison health-care privatization lawsuit

     
    By Margie Menzel, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Another lawsuit over prison health care looms as the latest salvo in a protracted struggle between the state Department of Corrections and the union representing state workers. The 14-...
  • Anti-privatization group: Water, sewer rates would increase 338 percent under lease

     
    In addition to lending their support to Thursday's referendum campaign announcement in Allentown, the folks at opposition group Food & Water Watch have released some new estimates this week about expected water rate increases under the city's proposed...
  • Referendum petitioners face opposition at Allentown polls

     
    Activists working to collect signatures in favor of a referendum on city spending today faced opposition from proponents of Mayor Ed Pawlowski's plan to privatize the city's water and sewer system. The proposed referendum, which was announced last month,...
  • Gov. Corbett talks fiscal cliff, health exchanges and pensions during Press Club speech.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett was the last speaker year at today's Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon and political junkies left with both plenty of food for thought and girst for Harrisburg's bottomless speculation mill. Herewith, a summary of some of the Greatest........
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With Mother Nature apparently officially done with toying with our affections (the past few days of spring-ish weather are over and December has officially returned) we're feeling a bit sluggish and on the sleepy...
  • Judge says state can’t privatize all prison health-care

     
    By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A judge struck down a decision by the Legislative Budget Commission to privatize health-care at prisons across most of the state, one of the first times a court has weighed in on the...
  • Corbett: "There are going to be some people out there that, no matter what we do, that are not going to forgive me for doing that investigation."

     
    HARRISBURG — State officials are considering a number of “alternatives” to pay for $2.5 billion in badly needed repairs and reconstruction of Pennsylvania’s network of roads and bridges, Gov. Tom Corbett said in wide-ranging...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The privatization of UC

     
    Attacking the University of California is a perennial political sport -- who can forget that Ronald Reagan's heckling of Berkeley students was as important in launching his conservative political career as was the support of General Electric Co.? But the....
  • Paris prepares for major zoo renovation, to be finished in 2014 (no elephants included)

     
    PARIS — For a zoo, it's a quiet and lonely place. Among the few remaining residents of Paris' main animal park are the giraffes -- whose long necks make travel inconvenient -- and a hippo who was permitted to stay......
  • More postal matters

     
    From "Testimony of Chairman Ruth Goldway, Postal Regulatory Commission (.pdf) Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight And Government Reform Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia, November 5,...
  • Mike Thomas: Far-right lunatic!

     
    Thought I'd share this with the class. Got this e-mail, which was copied to everyone in the state of Florida. I couldn't resist a response. Which provoked a response.    Subject: First they came for the children.  The children will in some ca...