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  • TURKEY: Firebrand lawmaker fights for the rights of the disabled

     
    As a tireless advocate for the disabled, Safak Pavey toured the world convincing reluctant governments to sign and ratify the United Nations convention guaranteeing rights for people with disabilities. Now, as a newly elected opposition member of the...
  • SIX IRONPIGS LEAD ALL-STAR VOTING ...

     
    Six IronPigs lead their respective positions in the latest International League All-Star voting update. Catcher Erik Kratz and second baseman Josh Barfield lead their positions, and Brandon Moss is third among the outfield selections. Drew Carpenter and...
  • Is it time to reform California’s initiative system?

     
    This year marks the 100th anniversary of direct democracy in California, which is made up of the initiative, the referendum and the recall. The most famous recall in recent memory is when Arnold Schwarzenegger replaced Gov. Gray Davis in 2003.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Budget Deal Imminent?

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We have returned this morning from our tropical idyll on Isla de Capitol Ideas to find that an agreement on the 2011-12 state budget could be reached as soon as today. Our friends at Capitolwire......
  • White House bubble? Fundraising Obama boasts he 'could not be prouder' of his presidential record

     
    Democrat Obama expects to raise $1 billion to ensure his reelection, despite high rates of unemployment and disapproval....
  • California's initiative system: The gateway to citizen's rights or a process that needs fixing?

     
    In recent weeks, The Times' editorial board has been exploring arguments for and against proposed changes to the California initiative process­­, which allows citizens to circumvent the Legislature and get their own measures on the ballot. On Friday,...
  • Mid-Morning Budget Update.

     
    Just A Few Odds And Ends ... ... before things get started. First off, a clarification on the timing of a House vote on the mainline budget bill. Because the spending plan is a House bills returned with amendments from......
  • Prime-Time Budget Update: The #PaBudget Clears The Senate.

     
    A Little Budget News ... ... to go with your prime-time viewing: HARRISBURG _ Hours after a threatened gubernatorial veto, Republicans who control the state House abruptly pulled the plug Tuesday on a planned debate on a local impact fee......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Final Countdown.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Today is Wednesday, June 29, 2011. There are two days to go before the state closes the books on the 2010-2011 fiscal year tomorrow at midnight. Here's the latest, in a nutshell: The main, $27.15......
  • EASD board applications due Monday

     
    Monday is the last day for interested candidates to apply for a newly vacant seat on the Easton Area School Board. Letters of application for the Region 3 seat are due by 3 p.m. Monday to Joan Schaffer, secretary to the Easton Area School Board, 1801...
  • Gone fishin? Not Angels reliever and AL all-star Jordan Walden

     
    Jordan Walden planned to spend the All-Star break next week at Big Bear Lake with fellow reliever Bobby Cassevah. Those plans changed drastically --- for Walden and Cassevah --- on Thursday afternoon, when Walden was selected to replace New York......