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  • PA lawmakers miss Obama speech due to flooding at home

     
    As weather conditions in Pennsylvania worsened, some federal lawmakers decided to return to their districts early rather than stay in Washington for President Obama's jobs speech Thursday evening. In the late morning, U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, a Republican,...
  • #HBGFlooding Updates -- Full List of Closed Wastewater Treatment Plants.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're a Capitol Ideas reader within the flood zones of Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre, we hope you made it out of town with time to spare. As of 6 a.m., here's the latest information we......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Obama Supportive Of Providing Federal Disaster Aid.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the waters of the Susquehanna receding, it's time to turn our attentions to what comes next -- the clean-up. Gov. Tom Corbett's office says the Obama administration is "very supporrtive" of providing federal...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Rendell Piles On Plan To Change Electoral College Process.

     
    Good Morning, Fellow Seekers. We don't know how things are where you live, but last night and this morning, Pennsylvania's Capital City got its butt kicked yet again by high winds, rain and what we could have sworn was basketballs......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: A Few Housekeeping Changes.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Welcome to (yet) another rainy day here in the seat of government. Before we get into the usual mix of news, headlines, gossip and half-truths you've come to expect from us, we wanted to get......
  • #OccupyHarrisburg Meets.

     
    The Central Pennsylvania Wing ... ... of the increasingly vocal "Occupy" movement gathered at a bookshop in the city's Midtown neighborhood this afternoon, there to moot potential locations for an encampment and protests that organizers hope to start as...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Harrisburg To Seek Municipal Bankruptcy Protection.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Setting the controls for the heart of the sun, a sharply divided Harrisburg city council voted 4-3 last night to seek municipal bankruptcy, injecting even more tension into an already fraught drama and a looming.......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • State Senate Repubs Release Their Legislative Map.

     
    The Next Meeting ... ... of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission isn't until next Monday, but Senate Republicans have released their proposed final map. The statement came from Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi's office shortly before 8 p.m. Full...
  • Senate Democrats Roll Out Child Abuse Fixes.

     
    State Senate Democrats This Morning ... ... said they'll push for the approval of more than a dozen proposals aimed at closing loopholes and increasing penalties in Pennsylvania's child abuse and sexual assault laws. "We can do better for our......
  • 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,...