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Edward G. Rendell

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  • Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case may open the public's eyes

    Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case may open the public's eyes
    Pennsylvania may soon get one of its most revealing insights ever into how its venal political system operates. On Tuesday, following a six-day hearing on charges against former Pennsylvania Turnpike officials and a former state Senate leader,...
  • Callahan campaign boasts 40 endorsements

     
    Mayor John Callahan's campaign, which is already winning the money race for Northampton County executive, has indicated it's leading in endorsements. The campaign announced Callahan has received 41 endorsements, including a former governor, a U.S....
  • Frustrated motorists: Why does PennDOT take so long to fix bridges?

    Frustrated motorists: Why does PennDOT take so long to fix bridges?
    Q: A bridge near us on Township Road in Springfield Township closed suddenly more than a year ago, and no work has been done on it since. It is terribly inconvenient to have it closed, but more than that, it is a safety issue. We are cut off from police,...
  • Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?

    Toomey gets by with a little help from his ... friends?
    Political cynics who believed Sen. Pat Toomey stuck his neck out on background checks to improve his 2016 re-election chances in lean-blue Pennsylvania were not incorrect that the Republican's efforts would score him some points with state Democrats....
  • Is Corbett having a successful term as governor?

    Yes Former Gov. Ed Rendell knew in 2010 that Pennsylvania’s budget situation was going to cause “pain.”  “There’s no way to do this without inflicting pain,” the Democrat then told The Patriot-News in Harrisburg....
  • Northampton County executive race getting nasty

    My Hall of Fame — for which I am seeking nominations over the next few weeks — includes several exhibits involving wild campaign fliers. Tony Rybak's amazing "Diamond Johnny Callahan" flier, for example, featuring Rybak's mayoral opponent...
  • Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo

    Same speculation, different styles for O'Malley, Cuomo
    By the time Gov. Martin O'Malley left the Democratic convention last fall, he had schmoozed with party leaders from Iowa, spoken to potential donors and hosted swanky parties that kept delegates entertained into the next morning — efforts that...
  • Casino dealer fine lopsided

    The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has been getting mighty tough on casinos that violate the law. In March, the board slapped a $68,000 fine on Bethlehem's Sands Casino for six separate incidents in which the casino allowed underage individuals to...
  • Brown's choice for prisons chief is sentencing reform advocate

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown's pick for prisons chief is a vocal advocate of alternative sentencing laws that move non-serious criminals into community treatment programs rather than state lockup....
  • Villaraigosa urges 'fiscal cliff' solution, defends Fix the Debt

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for a bipartisan deal to avoid the automatic budget cuts and tax hikes that threaten to push the U.S. economy off a so-called "fiscal cliff." During an appearance on CNN Thursday morning, the mayor also defended...
  • 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...