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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • No elbow room in hot Senate chamber

     
    Yo! The other day when the 3H’s descended on Pennsylvania, my wife asked me if the Capitol was air conditioned. I said I guess so, it seems cooler inside. Then I stepped into the Senate Rules Committee chamber for the......
  • Senate’s $74.3 billion budget differs over education issues

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate's released its $74.3 billion budget, and it looks a lot like the House's $74.4 billion spending plan in a lot of places — with the exception of education funding where the Senate takes an approach closer to Gov. Rick...
  • Drivers Would Pay More Under Transportation Bill.

     
    Pennsylvanians would be asked to pay more at the pump and for their drivers’ licenses and to register their cars -- but they would have to do that less often -- under transportation funding legislation a senior Republican in the......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Harrisburg Takeover Bill Heads For Corbett's Desk.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Whether they like it or not, residents of the city of Harrisburg are the stroke of the pen away from having more in common with the citizens of Washington D.C. than they ever thought. The......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Advances Shale Fee Bill.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A key state Senate panel has advanced a proposed impact fee on Marcellus shale natural gas drillers, putting it in position for a vote later today, the Post-Gazette reports this morning. The changes to the......
  • Senate Panel Approves Modified Small Games Bill.

     
    A State Senate Oversight Committee ... ... has approved a modified version of a state House bill that would boost the payouts in small games of chances offered by volunteer fire companies, VFWs and other charitable organizations. The Senate Community,.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Cumberland Co. DA Dave Freed To Announce For Attorney General Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Cumberland County District Attorney Dave Freed will announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination for Attorney General during a 12 p.m. event at the old county courthouse on Court House Square in Carlisle. Click the.....
  • A Pennsylvania Society Geography Lesson.

     
    The annual Pennsylvania Society weekend is about many things. And nearly all of them involve some variation on glad-handing, networking, celebrating and socializing. Also food and alcohol — lots of food and alcohol, paid for out of campaign money,...
  • The Top Five Political Stories of 2011: No. 5 Transportation Funding.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. From the inauguration of Gov. Tom Corbett in January to the Sandusky scandal at Penn State in November, the past year saw no shortage of headlines. Between now and Saturday, we'll be counting down the......
  • Amid cost concerns, lawmakers delay vote on universal healthcare

     
    Single-payer healthcare: A proposal to have the state provide healthcare coverage to all Californians hit another snag Tuesday in a legislative committee amid concerns about its cost....