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  • Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth

    Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth
    A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
  • Pension Disaster

     
    I got a call this week from a former math teacher who wanted to talk about the bad math involved in the huge public employee pension increases granted by our state Legislature and Gov. Tom Ridge in 2001. I'm more......
  • Pulling away?

     
    At last count, there were eight Democrats vying to face Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the 2014 election. But, it appears two Democrats are starting to pull away from the pack — maybe a littler earlier than expected. Not......
  • Update on Lehigh County commissioner candidates

     
    Five seats on the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners will be on this year's ballot. Commissioners in four of those seats, including Tom Creighton, Percy Dougherty, David Jones and Mike Schware are running for re-election. Dan McCarthy, one of the board'...
  • Live-Blog: The last day of the 2011-12 legislative session.

     
    Today is the final day of the 2011-12 legislative session. State lawmakers are expected to work through the night today to try to wrap up any unfinished business before they depart for an Election Season break With the cancellation of......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: PA Turnpike plans all-electronic tolling.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. This ones for all the Luddites out there. You know who you are. You proudly proclaim to your friends that you've never Tweeted, Facebooked, Four-Squared, Tumblred or even once downloaded music to your laptop. You......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: PA lawmaker soliciting donations for imprisoned predecessor.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's all happened to all of us: You're stopped at an intersection and some well-scrubbed, cherub-faced Penn State undergraduate pops up at your driver side window and waves an empty soup can at you. "Donate......
  • Pa. congressional map now awaits Corbett's signature

     
    Legislation carving Easton out of the Lehigh Valley's congressional district now awaits Gov. Tom Corbett's signature to become law. The state House passed a new congressional map Tuesday; the Senate passed it last week. The new map shifts the city......
  • Beerituality

     
    I'll be one of four panelists tonight at a monthly Beerituality gathering at Allentown's Brew Works. The subject will be the Penn State sex abuse scandal. Here's the press release: Allentown, PA: Beerituality, an open and free monthly gathering of......
  • Rep. Jennifer Mann, D-Lehigh, Will Not Run For Re-Election In 2012.

     
    Hot Off The Presses: From a press release: State Rep. Jennifer L. Mann, D-Lehigh, announced today that she will not seek reelection in 2012 for an eighth term in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. “Serving the people of my home......
  • Watch out, ACIDA, there's a new authority coming to town

     
    The Allentown City Council recommended creating a new city authority to oversee the $100-million construction of the minor league downtown hockey arena, as well as the planned waterfront district, although there's still no word who exactly will sit on the...