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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • Corbett To Critics "Where Would You Have Me Take" Money To Restore Higher Ed Cuts?

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett threw down the gauntlet this morning to critics of his proposed cuts to higher education spending, challenging them to find the money to restore the millions of dollars in reductions planned for the state’s public universities and.....
  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...
  • 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....
  • Prison Guards' Raise Bill Heads To The Full Senate.

     
    So What If You Were A Boss ... ... and you made less than the people working under you? That's the situation that management-level state corrections officers have found themselves in for the last couple of years. And a bill......
  • PA Chamber Raises Red Flags On UC Extension Bill.

     
    Legislation that would offer 13 more weeks of unemployment benefits to 17,000 Pennsylvanians has run into objections from business leaders who say more cash for the jobless has to be tied to fixes to the system. Lawmakers have until Feb.......
  • 'Medicare for all' bill advances in state Senate

     
    Legislation setting the framework for a universal healthcare system in California was approved by a committee Thursday and sent to the Senate floor, but even some Democratic supporters have voiced skepticism that such a system will be available anytime...