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  • Quinn's salary grab: Clever gambit or impotent, unconstitutional grandstanding?

     
    RP reports: Governor suspends lawmakers' salaries in Illinois pension stalemate Gov. Pat Quinn said today he is suspending state lawmakers' pay until they come up with a comprehensive solution to the state's public pension mess, a dramatic gesture that...
  • Inkling-stained wretches predict the news of 2014

     
    Sunday's print column Readers and I are dancing together on that fine line between educated guesses and gut feelings, offering up hunches in bunches about the year ahead in Change of Subject's annual predict-the-news survey. Who will win and who......
  • Republican schism grows over ‘Corbettcare’

     
    One out of three Republican voters gave Republican Gov. Tom Corbett a thumbs up in the latest Franklin & Marshall poll. That isn’t good for a governor facing re-election next year, especially when his approval rating is even lower among......
  • Rendell to host Pawlowski fundraiser despite pledge to stay out of governor race

     
    UPDATE Friday 11 a.m.: Thursday night's fundraiser raised $50,000 for Friends of Ed Pawlowski, according to a release emailed from the Pawlowski camp this morning. The initial release states that Rendell and activist Liz Hirsch both held fundraisers for...
  • Follow the leader — a hard game to quit

     
    Wednesday's print column It's a legislative tradition in five states that the speaker of the House is subject to term limits: Six years in Connecticut; two in Florida, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming. "There's nothing in writing," said Brenda......
  • The Walking Dead recap Season 4 episode 6: ‘Live Bait’

     
    Well, well. Maybe ol' Hershel is right after all and you really can come back from the bad things that happen to you here in the walker-pocalypse. Because of all the gents I expected to remain the epitome of ice-blooded, comrade-killing evil, Philip &#...
  • ‘Walking Dead’: Robert Kirkman says Governor ‘could attack at any moment’

     
    It's not an exaggeration to describe “The Walking Dead” as the biggest thing on television right now. AMC's hit zombie […]...
  • New York Adds 'Texting Zones' to Distracted-Driving Arsenal

     
    Some have called it a pragmatic approach. Others, namely the news satirists at The Onion, have mocked it. Whether visionary or absurd, the state of New York is adopting a sort of "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" attitude......
  • Free #fishing and clinic June 1 at Iroqouis Lake in #Schenectady, NY

     
    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will conduct a freesportfishing clinic on Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Iroquois Lake in Schenectady’s Central Park as part of the I FISH NY program. “Under...
  • 'Victims rights' gone amok

     
    UPDATED FROM SATURDAY WITH SEVERAL INTERESTING RESPONSES In Jason Meisner's story Quinn seeks removal of state torture panel director we read: Gov. Pat Quinn has asked the director of a state commission vetting allegations of police torture to step down.....
  • The Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 1 recap: ‘30 Days Without An Accident’

     
    Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead have been readying themselves for a whole new world at the prison ever since we watched the busload of Woodbury residents arrive at the end of Season 3. Some six months later, what a world it is — comparatively...