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  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......
  • Britain's Royal Mail to be sold off to private investors

    LONDON – Britain’s Royal Mail, whose origins date back to the reign of Henry VIII, is to be sold off to private investors, the government announced Thursday, setting up a bitter battle over the selling of a national icon. Even former Prime...
  • Legislature wants quake warning system, but doesn't want to pay for it

    State legislators gave final approval Thursday to a bill authorizing a new earthquake early warning system to alert Californians when temblors are heading their way, although the measure wouldn't provide the money needed to build it. SB 135 by Sen. Alex...
  • Mailbag: Benefits of theater program incalculable

    Regarding your Sept. 12 story "Sports Stadiums or a Theater?": Many people love a good high school football game. There is no question that kids benefit from athletics. But high school drama programs are just as important. Our son met his wife in the...
  • Tens of thousands protest Mexican oil reforms

    MEXICO CITY — Tens of thousands of Mexicans jammed the center of their capital city Sunday to protest President Enrique Peņa Nieto’s plan to allow foreign firms to invest in and collaborate with the state-run oil company, whose independence...
  • O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects

    O'Malley to announce $1.5 billion for Baltimore-area transportation projects
    Gov. Martin O'Malley plans to announce $1.5 billion in new state funding for the Baltimore Red Line and more than a dozen other transportation projects in the area Wednesday, officials said, outlining for the first time how the state's gas tax increase...
  • In letter to McCord, PA Revenue Secretary defends planned Lottery privatization.

     
    WIth a Thursday deadline looming for the Corbett administration to decide whether to accept the Camelot Group's bid to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery, state Treasurer Rob McCord's office has released a letter it received from a senior...
  • Camelot set to be awarded Lottery contract.

     
    HARRISBURG _ The company that runs Great Britain’s National Lottery has apparently been tapped to take over the day-to-day management of the Pennsylvania Lottery. The decision to hand the $3.5 billion Lottery over to a North American subsidiary of...
  • 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......
  • House Democrats ask Kathleen Kane to reject #PALottery contract.

     
    Here's the text of a letter that House Democratic leaders sent to new Attorney General Kathleen Kane this afternoon asking her to reject the private management contract that the Corbett administration signed with the Camelot Group to manage the...
  • 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......