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  • Gov. Tom Corbett's shadow hangs over PASSHE chancellor vote

     
    Yo! The veil of secrecy will be lifted Wednesday. Will we see Gov. Tom Corbett’s face behind it? The governing board of Pennsylvania System of Higher Education is scheduled to vote on a new chancellor to serve as sort of......
  • Endorsements big and small and seemingly biblical

     
    Some candidates for Pennsylvania governor have announced key endorsements. Here’s the latest rundown and you better say a prayer because this election is shaping up to be an epic holy war between business, and conservative groups on one side and.......
  • 'This I No Longer Believe'

     
    "This I Believe" was a CBS News radio segment in the 1950s that was revived in 2005 by NPR. The idea: with the idea Americans from all walks of life share the personal philosophies and core values that guide their......
  • The separation of powers issue and Quinn's paycheck power play

     
    Commenter RB on another thread writes: Zorn states ...that Governor Quinn brazenly violated the principle of separation of powers. NOT AT ALL - he exercised a power that is granted to him in the Constitution. The Legislature and override his......
  • Why Quinn should declare victory after his loss in court

     
    Item as updated for Sunday print column; Tribune photo by Michael Tercha. Yes, Gov. Pat Quinn lost in court Thursday when Cook County Judge Neil Cohen ruled that he could no longer withhold paychecks from members of the General Assembly......
  • Metra scandal tarnishes Madigan brand, Lisa's future

     
    Sunday's print column For years it's been my sense that the Madigan name doesn't send chills down the spines of average Illinois residents. Despite the yeoman's effort of print and broadcast pundits to portray veteran Democratic state House Speaker...
  • Shameless Reporters’ Plug

     
    There’s all this talk lately about how universities, government and companies, including those owned by media, allegedly abuse college students by hiring them as unpaid interns. Well, folks, we in the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents...
  • Corbett names new press secretary

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett has named a new press secretary, Jay Pagni, who most recently served as spokesman for the state Budget Department. "Jay brings a high level of professionalism to his relationships with members of the media and a deep......
  • Michigan's tea party governor drops lumps of sugar on the Detroit Red Wings

     
    From The Nation: The headline juxtaposition boggles the mind. You have, “Detroit Files Largest Municipal Bankruptcy in History” on one day. Then you have “Detroit Plans to Pay For New Red Wings Hockey Arena Despite Bankruptcy ”...
  • Text of the lawsuit filed today against Gov. Quinn's paycheck power play

     
    Plaintiffs JOHN J. CULLERTON and MICHAEL J. MADIGAN, in their individual and official capacities, by and through their counsel, Special Assistant Attorneys General Richard J. Prendergast, Kevin Forde, Michael Kasper, Eric Madiar, and Heather Wier Vaught,...
  • Quinn's paycheck ploy — popular but poisonous

     
    There's a telling detail in the fine print of Gov. Pat Quinn's paycheck power play. The power play, which Quinn announced with righteous fanfare July 10 and was challenged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday, is a decree that neither he......