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  • Monday Morning Coffee: Legislative Retirements Update.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the legislative petitioning process underway, but also existing in some bizarre kind of limbo, now seemed as good a time as any to update the list of lawmakers who have decided to call it......
  • No Constant But Change: No Decision On #Redistricting Appeal; Primary Still Set For April 24 -- Until It Isn't.

     
    Right now, the only thing that’s certain about the once-a-decade redrawing of Pennsylvania’s 203 House and 50 state Senate seats is its uncertainty. As of Thursday, the state’s primary election date was still April 24. And, for now,...
  • "Move over" law is enforced in PA

     
    Regarding Pennsyvania's so-called "move over" law, which requires motorists to move safely to the left if police cars or emergency vehicles are parked at the shoulder (with someone pulled over for a citation or whatever other reason), Fred Mussel of...
  • Senate Dems Mark One-Year Anniversary Of End of adultBasic.

     
    A Group Of State Senate Democrats ... ... gathered to mark the year anniversary of the end of the state's adultBasic health insurance program, which offered subsidized coverage for about 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. During an event at the Capitol...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're into the final furlong to the weekend after a busy week of political news and other happenings. So to get you started, here's a quick sampling of the morning's headlines. Will Pennsylvania ever scrap......
  • Land of the midnight pay raise wins awards for government transparency

     
    Pennsylvania government always will be known to me as the land of the midnight pay raise, when our coward state legislators voted to enrich themselves and other political bigshots while us working stiffs were sleeping several years ago. Others have......
  • Central PA United Way says new poll underlines public opposition to human service cuts.

     
    From Clara Ritger: More than 8 in 10 central Pennsylvanians would accept tax increases on the sale of smokeless tobacco and cigars in order to ensure adequate funding for human services programs within their communities, according to a new poll......
  • Cawley: Administration, counties still working on human services funding agreement.

     
    From Capitol Ideas Intern Clara Ritger: The Corbett administration and counties leaders said this morning that they're still negotiating how much money human services will receive in the new budget. In Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget, human...
  • CONCERT REVIEW: Trace Atkins puts in a night's work, workmanlike, at Easton's State Theatre

     
    In the country music world where Tim McGraw is the alpha male and Keith Urban is the pretty boy rocker, Trace Adkins showed with a performance Thursday at Easton’s State Theatre that he is the everyman. Trace AtkinsI That might......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Court to hear Voter ID Arguments.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We've returned this morning from a few days on the road and some R&R to find the Capitol fairly en fuego with emotions over Pennsylvania's Voter ID law. Hundreds of protesters stood in the sweltering......
  • Grammy nominees teeming with acts that recently played the Lehigh Valley

     
    Grammy Award voters apparently like Bruno Mars just the way he is. The pop/R&B crooner, who played Allentown Fair in August, tied with torch singer Adele atop the nominations list announce Wednesday night for the 54th annual Grammy Awards. Each......