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Jeffrey E Piccola

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  • Sunday Night Budget Wrap.

     
    That Clanking Noise You Hear ... ... is the procedural can being kicked down the road for yet another day. The Senate Appropriations Committee is set to take up the 2011-12 general fund appropriations bill today after delaying action on......
  • Dinner Hour #PaBudget Update: Vouchers Delayed Until Fall.

     
    The Pennsylvania Legislature was poised tonight to send Gov. Tom Corbett the first on-time state budget in eight years, even as a last-minute push to legalize public school vouchers stalled before reaching the finish line. At 5:30 p.m., the majority-...
  • House Passes The #PaBudget: Next Stop Governor's Desk.

     
    HARRISBURG _ The Pennsylvania Legislature has sent Gov. Tom Corbett a key part of what is widely expected to be the first on-time state budget in nine years, though a last-minute push to legalize public school vouchers stalled before reaching......
  • One Big Happy Tea Party?

     
    From Capitol Ideas Intern Sari "Mad Dog" Heidenreich (What do you think? Too much?): The Tea Party’s support for school vouchers was brought into question at today’s House Education Committee hearing on issues of school choice and charter...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The New Old Transparency.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Thanks to a state court ruling, state government records are even harder to get than they used to be, the Inky reports this morning, setting a less than promising tone for a day that we......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: State Takeover Looming For Harrisburg.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's pretty inarguable that it's been a tough seven or 10 days for Pennsylvania's Capital City. The Susquehanna River overflowed its banks last week, putting vast swaths of the city underwater. Now, with its...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five (Or More on Rick Santorum's Google Problem).

     
    Alleged GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum wants Google to do something about his ... ahhhh .... problem on the search engine, our bloggy sibling PA Avenue reports In an interview with Politico, the former Pennsylvania senator said he wants the...
  • Women Get Corbett Above .500 In New Q-Poll.

     
    An Eight-Point Bump ... ... among Pennsylvania's female voters has nabbed Gov. Tom Corbett his best approval rating ever, a new Quinnipiac University poll out this morning shows. The Guv's at a 50-32 percent approval rating among all voters, up from a 44-...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Shale Reaction Pours In.

     
    Reaction poured in fast and furious yesterday in the wake of Gov. Tom Corbett's announcement of an impact fee on natural gas drillers. As you might expect, reaction to the proposed fee depended largely upon which side the fence one finds themselves on the...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Vouchers Debate Begins Anew This Week.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Hope you're enjoying the long bank holiday weekend. State offices are closed for the Spanish Imperialist Smallpox Infested Blanket ... erm, sorry ... Columbus Day holiday, so the posting schedule today might be a...
  • Corbett School Reform Plan Calls For Vouchers, Charter School Fixes.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett introduced his long-awaited school reform plan today, calling for vouchers for students in the state’s worst-performing schools, tougher evaluation standards for public school teachers and changes in the way the Pennsylvania...