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Jim Ferlo

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  • Winter utility shut-offs law poised for renewal in Pa.

    The Legislature is poised to renew a controversial provision in the state's public utilities code that made it easier for utility companies to shut off consumers for non-payment during the winter months.
  • I am gay and it is a great life, says PA state senator

    An outgoing state senator publicly revealed Tuesday what many people in the Capitol already knew: He is gay. Sen. Jim Ferlo, D-Allegheny, said he was publicizing his sexual orientation as a show of solidarity with other lawmakers who are advocating...

    Police radar proposal is about money, not traffic safety

    New highway safety legislation in Harrisburg is not about highway safety at all. It's about the lust for money. If politicians and police officers had any interest in safety, they first would get serious about cracking down on drunk drivers, dangerous...

    Pittsburgh region’s population loss is Lehigh Valley area’s gain

     
    Yo! The long-running success of the Pittsburgh Steelers apparently is not enough to keep people in parts of western Pennsylvania. Allegheny County lost 4.3 percent of its population between the 2000 Census and 2010 Census. As a result, it will...

    The Gorilla In The Room: In Budget Hearing, PLCB Fields Questions On Privatization.

     
    As Officials ... ... from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board made their annual budget pitch to the state Senate Appropriations Committee Tuesday, more than one lawmaker on the panel said they didn’t want to dwell on the potential privatization of...