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  • Allentown, Monroe Gain In Legislative Remap.

     
    Allentown gets a new state House seat, drawn to reflect the city's growing Hispanic population, and Monroe County picked up new Senate and House seats under a reshaping of Pennsylvania's legislative topography adopted Monday. Besides center city,...
  • Activists Give Lawmakers Failing Marks On Shale Fee Report Card.

     
    Where's Bart Simpson And His Blackboard When You Need It? A coalition of environmental groups to more than a dozen lawmakers -- primarily Republicans -- for their votes on legislation that authorized a new impact fee on Marcellus shale natural......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Gov. Corbett's Excellent Washington Adventure.

     
    Good Tuesday, Morning Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania's chief executive was in Our Nation's Capital on Monday where he gave the Tomcorbett keynote address to a summit of school choice types, telling them that there's nothing wrong with the public schools...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Push To Privatize.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After some unbelievable technical snafus this morning involving routers, wires and, strangely, a Blu-Ray copy of the 1980s Sylvester Stallone vehicle "Cobra," (that Brigitte Nielsen really does jinx everything she...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Turnpike To Hire New Consultant, Review Jobs.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We begin this morning with the news that the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission plans to hire an outside consultant to review the management structure at the notorious patronage dumping ground,The Tribune-Review...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're on swimming lesson and violin duty with Little Miss Capitol Ideas this morning, so we're going to dispense with the usual tired-out tropes and just dive right into the regular mix of gossip and......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Just a few links to help ease you into the weekend. Let's get started, shall we? Capitolwire brings us up to date on the latest in budget negotiations, reporting that the Senate is seeking roughly......
  • Stricter Abortion Rules Up For Possible Senate Vote Today.

     
    The state Senate could vote as soon as today on legislation that would increase state oversight of abortion clinics, but that critics say is really just a proxy battle over a woman’s right to the procedure. The majority-Republican chamber could........
  • The Sunday Brunch: In Redistricting, It's Give A Little To Get A Little.

     
    For political junkies, the once-a-decade redrawing of Pennsylvania's legislative district lines is a board- game geek's paradise: It's "Risk," "Stratego" and "Battleship" all rolled into one, with the balance of power for the next 10 years as the prize....
  • Northampton, Carbon County Pols Make Last Plea To Mapmakers.

     
    Local Leaders From ... ... Northampton and Carbon County went before the Legislative Reapportionment Commission this afternoon, where they begged mapmakers not to carve off huge chunks of their territory in the once-a-decade redrawing of 203 House and...
  • Mensch cited in I-78 gun incident

    Mensch cited in I-78 gun incident
    State Sen. Bob Mensch of Montgomery County, saying he felt threatened by another motorist, faces a disorderly conduct charge after allegedly displaying a handgun while driving on Interstate 78 in Berks County. State police at Hamburg pulled Mensch over...