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  • McCord and Corbett air commercials during the 'Madness'

     
    Pennsylvanians watching the NCAA tournament may want to put down their basketball brackets and pick up their political brackets this weekend. It’s campaign season, too. The run-up to the May 20 gubernatorial primary election heated up this weekend...
  • Over-under on lawmakers joining Metcalfe's property tax bill?

     
    The entire state House is up for re-election this year. But Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, may not have gotten that memo. On Friday, he sent out his own memo seeking co-sponsors for a bill to eliminate the property tax by......
  • Pennsylvania welfare rejections were justified

    Everybody knows what happened to Marie Antoinette when she displayed insufficient concern for the poor of France while pursuing a dissolute life of pleasure and extravagance for herself and other plutocrats from places like Austria and Prussia. While...
  • Fracking activist must be subdued, says drilling company

    Fracking activist must be subdued, says drilling company
    Vera Scroggins, you are hereby charged with conspiracy to commit free speech. How do you plead? That seems to be the way a Susquehanna County battle over hydraulic fracturing (usually called fracking) will play out if a Houston gas-drilling company gets...
  • Kathleen Kane furor over corruption probe may be excessive

    At first glance, it looked like another damaging blunder for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. She shut down a corruption investigation of fellow Democrats in Philadelphia — four current legislators and a former judge — even...
  • Allentown School District and its low priority for libraries

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the chances of your child someday becoming a professional athlete are one in 21,322. The chances of making more than the median wage for a professional athlete? One in 42,644. And what is the median...
  • Whitehall appointment is one for the history books

    In at least one respect, Phil Armstrong is exactly what Whitehall Township needs. That is to say, he is not much of a politician. For a township board of commissioners sometimes contaminated by political scheming, posturing and cronyism, that's just...
  • McGinty picks up Al Gore's endorsement for governor

     
    Katie McGinty has picked up some endorsements in her bid to become the Democratic candidate for governor among a field of seven. Former Vice President Al Gore signed on as a key supporter of McGinty, who served as a environmental......
  • Jay Paterno running for Lt. Guv

     
    Earlier this month former Penn State assistant coach Jay Paterno attended the Democratic State Committee meeting in Hershey. In an interview, the son of legendary coach Joe Paterno said he wanted to hear the gubernatorial candidates discuss their policy...
  • Governor Corbett Issues Statement on Franklin Regional High School Stabbing

    Governor Tom Corbett issued the following statement regarding the multiple stabbing incident this morning at Franklin Regional High School, Westmoreland County: “I was shocked and saddened upon learning of the events that occurred this morning...
  • More election polls on PA governor’s race

     
    A flurry of election year polls hit the streets of Pennsylvania last week. The three polls show York County businessman and former state Revenue secretary Tom Wolf walking ahead of the pack that is hunting the Democratic nomination for governor.......