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  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: A budget by mid-June now just "optimistic," senior Senate Republican says.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House put its stamp -- such as it was -- on the proposed 2012-13 state budget yesterday, increasing funding for block grants that pay for all-day kindergarten; conservation programs and public libraries....
  • Corbett's unfavorables up in new Keystone Poll.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett's popularity has taken a dip in a new Keystone Poll out this week. Thirty-nine percent of respondents to the survey of 412 registered voters have a strongly or somewhat unfavorable opinion of the freshman Republican, up from......
  • 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......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you were surfing the Interwebs or listening to the radio or watching the barking heads on cable news yesterday, then you know there's only one story that consumed Pennsylvania's political and chattering classes...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: County governments get into the #VoterID game.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Another weekend is upon us. Hope you have something fun planned. With the mercury tipping south of 65 degrees these last few days, our thoughts have turned to the campaign trail and the inevitable diet......
  • PA Supreme Court takes up redistricting challenges.

     
    The redrawn topography of Pennsylvania's 203 House districts and 50 state Senate seats puts politics ahead of the interests of the voters, an attorney said as the state's highest court took up a challenges to the once-a-decade remapping of legislative.......
  • Sunday Brunch: The Debate That Just Won't Go Away.

     
    Sitting in a state House hearing on Gov. Tom Corbett’s $27.3 billion budget proposal last week, Charles Zogby reached his boiling point. Pressed repeatedly Corbett’s opposition to a severance tax on natural gas drillers, the usually...
  • For Corbett, A Dilemma: What's The Difference Between A Fee and a Tax?

     
    What’s The Difference Between a Fee Increase and a Tax Increase? When you’re Gov. Tom Corbett, the distinction is more than rhetorical. And it’s a question he’ll have to consider carefully as lawmakers begin deliberations this...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: And You Can Make Them Like You.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Political personality Sarah Palin brought her "Look at Me!!!" tour to Philadelphia yesterday. Our Washington colleague Colby Itkowitz was among the press horde who waited for hours for the half-term former Alaska...
  • The Sunday Brunch: Gov. Corbett's Pledge Peril.

     
    Mark your calendars: This budget season might well have marked the time when dents began appearing in Gov. Tom Corbett's famed pledge not to raise state taxes or fees. First thing's first: The $27.15 billion compromise spending plan for fiscal......
  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...