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  • Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary

    Senate panel approves PA Gov. Tom Wolf's human services secretary
    HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's pick to lead the Human Services Department unanimously was approved by a Senate panel Thursday. But Acting Secretary Ted Dallas did not get through the first leg of the confirmation process unscathed....
  • The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market

    The Battles of Lexington: City Paper goes deep inside and under Baltimore's oldest market
    A serpentine line of people waits to order one of Nancy Faidley Devine’s crab cakes at Faidley’s, the fish market her grandfather, John Faidley Sr., established at the Lexington Market in 1886. It snakes all the way down to the door that leads...
  • Republicans take aim at the poor

    With their war against gays and lesbians in ruins, Republicans have turned their attention to an old standby: The poor. Gays and lesbians may have rich friends to advocate for them, but who cares about the poor? They are easy targets. Florida State Rep....
  • Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich

    Kansas lawmakers want the poor to pay for tax cuts for the rich
    Wealthier Kansans are paying much less in taxes after Republican Gov. Sam Brownback overhauled the state's income tax a few years ago. Brownback and other Republican officials hoped that more generous policies would stimulate the economy, bringing more...
  • Quickly for April 21: 'Stuck in the middle without a voice'

    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at (312) 222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Wow. Another company moving to Gary with 300 jobs. I haven't seen this type of...
  • Rand Paul should care more about the rest of us

    Rand Paul should care more about the rest of us
    Rand Paul is a dangerous elitist — at best. Poor or disenfranchised people may or may not be as intelligent as Paul thinks himself to be. But there is a great possibility that among the disenfranchised exists a number of intellectually, though...
  • Call to consolidate commissaries, exchanges gaining momentum

    Consolidation of the Defense Commissary Agency and three separate military exchange services into a single Defense Retail Activity is gaining support among policymakers inside the Department of Defense and perhaps a key congressional subcommittee, a...
  • Emily Badger: What Kansas gets wrong with welfare restrictions

    Poverty looks pretty great if you're not living in it. The government gives you free money to spend on steak and lobster, on tattoos and spa days, on — why not? — cruise vacations and psychic visits. Enough serious-minded people seem to think...
  • Stephen C. Smith: Gyrocopter pilot's protest shows revolution still alive

    Stephen C. Smith: Gyrocopter pilot's protest shows revolution still alive
    Revolution is still alive in America. On Wednesday, Doug Hughes, a 61-year-old mailman from Florida, flew a gyrocopter from Gettysburg Airport in Pennsylvania to the U.S. Capitol lawn. He did this not to deliver his tax return on time, but to deliver...
  • Brownback signs spectacularly punitive Kansas welfare bill

    Brownback signs spectacularly punitive Kansas welfare bill
    Brownback did it. Not satisfied with cratering his state's economy, cutting education budgets and rescinding long-established job protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender workers, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a punitive,...
  • New Kansas law bars welfare spending on alcohol, lingerie, tattoos

    New Kansas law bars welfare spending on alcohol, lingerie, tattoos
    A new Kansas law prevents welfare recipients from using their government funds to buy a long list of items and services, including concert tickets, tattoos, psychic visits and lingerie.  As the measure worked its way through the Legislature, state...