| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:19 AM
When the Chesapeake Bay restoration program began in earnest in 1983, with the signing of the first Chesapeake Bay Agreement, it was hailed as the beginning of a new era of interjurisdictional partnering to save a national treasure. And so it was.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 9:52 AM
On the heels of its super PAC doing the same, Mitt Romney's campaign is buying up air time in Pennsylvania for the final few days of the race. It will be the first time Romney has made an ad buy in the state after canceling a major purchase ahead of the...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:47 AM
There's been much ado about whether Mitt Romney will make a play for Pennsylvania or simply concede the slightly left leaning - it's a lightish blue hue - battleground state to Barack Obama.
The evidence mounted Thursday when DC-based Politico got its...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Former Gov. Ed Rendell will join other luminaries of Pennsylvania Democratic politics Saturday to "welcome" Republican Mitt Romney to a Wawa gas station outside Quakertown.
Romney is scheduled to drop by the Wawa as part of a bus tour through six rust...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Infrastructure could be the least sexy word in the English language, former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell acknowledged to his audience Monday morning, but "it is essential to everything we do."
While roads, rails and the electric grid — just to name...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:29 AM
As the so-called “fiscal cliff” nears, prominent Republicans have recently been making some noise about abandoning Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, Georgia’s Saxby Chambliss, South Carolina’s...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Baltimore and Maryland's counties could impose their own 5-cents-a-gallon tax on gas to pay for local roads and buses under a proposal by Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.
Miller also proposed Thursday leasing a state toll highway to a private...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:44 AM
With the news breaking Tuesday morning that U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is leaving the Obama administration, could a certain former Pennsylvania governor with an affinity for infrastructure be tapped to take his place?
Ed Rendell's name...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 9:30 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood's decision to leave the Obama administration, which was announced Tuesday, could provide an opening for his No. 2: Former Maryland transportation official John D. Porcari. Though his name is rarely on the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:48 AM
I never thought I'd hear a Baltimorean say such a thing.
Last week, while reporting on the Rawlings-Blake administration's 10-year financial plan, I spoke with the mayor's press secretary, Ian Brennan. We covered a lot of ground in our hourlong phone...
| Mar 11, 2013
National Penn Bancshares' decision to move its headquarters to Allentown was a milestone in the redevelopment of the city's downtown. It gave instant credibility to developer J.B. Reilly's ambitious plan — financed in part by National Penn —...