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  • Pa. is advocate for environment and coal

    Your recent article on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal for power plant emissions reduction suggests there are only two choices for Pennsylvanians: be an advocate for the environment, or be an advocate for coal. Fortunately, we don't have...
  • Pennsylvania casino revenue was supposed to help taxpayers

    It was just a decade ago that salvation for suffering Pennsylvania homeowners was on its way. Unfair property taxes must be reduced, politicians thundered in Harrisburg, and they were determined to get it done even if it meant engaging in one of the...
  • Medical marijuana legalization may be coming to Pennsylvania one way or another

    It became obvious this week that Pennsylvania inevitably will emerge from the Dark Ages when it comes to a ban on the use of medical marijuana to ease the suffering of people with epilepsy or other ailments. For some Pennsylvanians, perhaps, it will...
  • NCAA 'rightly' punished Penn State, Irish stadium director says

    The NCAA "rightly" punished Penn State following the Jerry Sandusky scandal, an Irish sports official said. Peter McKenna, director of Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, also told the Irish Times that the scandal was "something that we thought long and...
  • More pipelines the next phase of Marcellus Shale drilling boom

    The Marcellus Shale is growing up, and the growing pains aren't over. After years of cautionary comments that the natural gas drilling boom was in its infancy, the industry is showing signs of moving to a different stage. With more than 8,000 shale...
  • Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group

    Tom Wolf TV ad slammed by PA manufacturing trade group
    Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, released a television ad touting Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on the company and its employees. If...
  • Brown responds to accusations of misconduct

    Northampton County Executive John Brown on Thursday called allegations by county Democrats that he's used a public relations consultant for political purposes "unfounded" and an attempt to promote political agendas. Brown spoke out in response to...
  • Wolf's personal income tax plan could face legal and financial questions

    HARRISBURG — For more than a century, governors and lawmakers have tried to change the state's uniform personal income tax, which makes most workers pay the same rate regardless of income. All have failed. The full Legislature has refused to...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett on defense over his education spending record amid criticisms from opponent Tom Wolf

    As polls have predicted for more than a year, education funding has become the most tangible issue for voters in the upcoming governor's election. The candidates know it, as evidenced by commercials and news conferences across Pennsylvania. For the past...
  • Corbett met with campaign aides in office

    HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, the former attorney general whose prosecutions drew a strict line between campaign and government activities, met with top campaign advisers in the governor's office on numerous occasions since taking office...
  • Buzz building over Bethlehem distillery

    The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley. The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...