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Jim Christiana

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  • Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13

    Top Lehigh Valley teachers had $95,000 paychecks in 2012-13
    Teachers in the Lehigh Valley commanded salaries as high as $95,278 in 2012-13, according to new data released by the state Department of Education. The median salary for the approximately 6,500 teaching professionals in the Valley, a group that also...
  • State Rep. Christiana undermines public education

    State Rep. Jim Christiana, R-Beaver, wanted to make the salaries of public education teachers in Pennsylvania available on a website, which is clearly an attempt to sway public opinion against public education. He knows (or should know) that state funding...
  • Website posts salaries of Pennsylvania teachers

    Website posts salaries of Pennsylvania teachers
    HARRISBURG — Salaries for Pennsylvania public school teachers and administrators have been released online. The state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website. Visitors to...
  • Stephen Colbert on eating pets

    Stephen Colbert on eating pets
       It turns out that NRA lobbyists weren’t the only ones working to encourage the state House to duck from voting on a bill that would have banned pigeon shoots, “hunting” tethered animals and raising dogs and cats for human consumption....
  • The Top 5 Political Stories Of 2011: No. 4 Maps and Legends.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our countdown of the year's top political stories continues this morning with a geography lesson. Or, more specifically, a lesson about the inherently political nature of mapmaking in Pennsylvania. To quickly...
  • It'll Be A Lonely Primary For A Lot Of Lawmakers This Year.

     
    Good Afternoon, All. If there was any doubt, it looks like the vogue for reform has passed and the wave of anger from the 2006 cycle has officially subsided. We've just gone and checked the list of candidates from the......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: House Committee Set To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Ban.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The latest chapter in Harrisburg's version of the Culture Wars gets off to an enthusiastic start this morning as the House State Government Committee meets at 9 a.m. to consider a constitutional amendment banning...
  • On school tax credit's birthday, lawmakers and advocates renew call for school choice.

     
    Capitol Ideas Intern Mike Macagnone reports: State legislators have the chance now to save themselves from the judgement of history — on the subject of school choice, at least — according to Rep. Jim Christiana, R-Beaver. Christiana, like...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Booze debate to continue in the House today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you haven't had that first Bloody Mary of the day yet, now may be an excellent time. The state House will continue debate today on language sponsored by Majority Leader Mike Turzai, R-Allegheny, that......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Three days and counting.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House convenes at 9:30 a.m. this morning to finally begin consideration of the 2012-13 state budget. The chamber broke for the night last night without beginning an expected debate on the $27,66 billion.......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Ordinarily, we'd be using the preamble to this morning's post to urge you to ease into the weekend. But for some among us -- budget staffers, particularly -- the next 48 hours will be filled......