Browsing Month August, 2014
Remember when Pennsylvania consumers were promised rate relief and economic prosperity as a result of electric deregulation? On August 4, 2000, Secretary of Revenue Robert A. Judge Sr. predicted future electric bills would be a costs savings’ bonanza.
The Constitution used to require only a simple majority for the U.S. Senate to pass a bill – 51 votes when the senate is fully complemented with 100 senators.
To the everlasting joy of a handful of senators, We The… Read the rest[...read more]
Based on Number of Passenger Departures
|1) Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson||3.2 million|
|2) Chicago O’Hare||2.1 million|
|3) Dallas/Fort Worth||2.0 million|
|4) Denver||1.8 million|
Today is Memorial Day, the last day of the three-day weekend. Veterans and community groups will remember those who died in battle and, as they have done for more than a century, will place small flags on graves.
But, for… Read the rest[...read more]
My wife and I were watching a movie on television recently, about Ford Motor Company sending a representative to England to convince politicians there that if women were paid equally to men, the company could not afford to keep building… Read the rest[...read more]
There is no magic pill to cure all of the ailments that besiege public education. Folks that tell you they have the answer don’t understand the problem.
Eliminating property taxes, reducing pension payments and consolidating school districts will provide relief… Read the rest[...read more]
A story in the Lehigh Valley “Express-Times” last week told of a public hearing about a 96,000 square foot composting facility proposed for Upper Mount Bethel Township. The company behind the proposal was touting its intention to employ 25 people.… Read the rest[...read more]
National Average: 6.50%
Pennsylvania: 6.20% (#23)
|State||% of Population with Heart Disease|
|1) West Virginia||10.40%|
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA WESTERN DISTRICT
IN RE: MADAME JUSTICE JOAN ORIE : No. 384 MELVIN OF THE SUPREME COURT OF :
: Judicial Administration Docket
The 2011 Census of Agriculture by Statistics Canada reveals the past five years have seen a 10 percent reduction in the number of farms in our northern neighbor’s inventory.
But the average farm size has increased by about seven percent.… Read the rest[...read more]