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Jeffrey E Piccola

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  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: The Redistricting Fallout Continues.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. There were a lot of people in this building who found themselves becoming amateur cartographers yesterday as they tried to make sense out of the preliminary map adopted by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission....
  • Pulling The Trigger: Corbett Still Seeking Charter School Change.

     
    A landmark school reform bill that cleared the state Senate last week reflects much of what was included in Gov. Tom Corbett's agenda of taxpayer-funded vouchers, fixes to the state's charter school law and expansion of a popular school tax......
  • Corbett: "He Who Preys On A Child Is The Worst Type of Person in the World."

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday said he was “personally disappointed in the lack of action” by Penn State officials in the case of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. “And I had to contain that for the last two years.” The...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • Monday Morning News Analysis: Penn State Case Shows Two Sides Of Corbett's Leadership.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett stopped. He took a breath. He folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that engulfed Penn State...
  • Corbett: No Better X-Mas Present To Struggling Students Than School Choice (Video).

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett ... ... called on the state House to send him a school-choice package that includes taxpayer- funded vouchers by the Christmas holidays, even as he challenged critics to put the interests of kids in struggling schools ahead......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: House Continues Shale Fee Debate Today.

     
    The state House convenes at 9 a.m. today to continue debate on the 5,765 (not really, but it seems that way) amendments that have been filed to a bill imposing a local impact fee on Marcellus shale natural gas drillers. And as debate on the fee drags into...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: No Big Nittany Bump For Corbett?

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The last time Gov. Tom Corbett faced an emergency -- in this case, the floods in northeastern Pennsylvania, he saw his approval ratings shoot up in the region. A new survey by the Democrat-friendly Public Policy...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: The Legislative Retirements Pile Up.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. There's still more than a year to go before voters head to the polls, but state lawmakers are already starting to make decisions about their futures. Yesterday, Rep. Jennifer Mann, D-Lehigh, announced she was calling....
  • Way, Way More On Vouchers Than You Need To Know Today.

     
    But Since This Story ... ... was gonna run in The Big Paper, but just got killed, here it is anyway: HARRISBURG _ With just days remaining to them, Gov. Tom Corbett and Republicans who control the state House are......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: A Short Order Of Links, To Go.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. For reasons entirely too complicated to go into here, we're running seriously late this morning. So, without preamble or fanfare, here's a quick batch of links to get you going on this 8th day of......