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#PABudget: Rock The Capital Calls 400 Page Pension Bill a Poison Pill

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:49 pm | 0 Comment

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Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:13 pm | 0 Comment

Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

Based on annual percentage of GDP for  2013.

Nation 2013 % of GDP
Spain 2.77%
Australia 2.45%
South Korea 2.34%

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Top Ten Fastest Growing Economies

By at May 11, 2015 | 4:26 pm | 0 Comment

Based on annual percentage changes forecasted for 2015.
The Unites States is expected to grow by 3.0%

Nation Predicted 2015 GDP Growth
1) Papua New Guinea 19.0%

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Top Twenty Five Safest Cities in America

By at May 4, 2015 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Top Twenty Five Safest Cities in America

Five Pennsylvania Cites Made the List

 

1. Hibbing, Minnesota.

2. Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania.

3. Zionsville, Indiana.

4. Ridgefield, Connecticut.

5. South Park Township, Pennsylvania.

6. Wayland, Massachusetts.

7. Norfolk, Massachusetts.

8. Lindenhurst, Illinois.

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Education Budget Countdown

By at April 28, 2015 | 12:09 pm | 0 Comment

Education Budget Countdown

Governor Tom Wolf said he was “making a historic commitment to education” when he unveiled his initial budget in March. His proposed budget reflects a monumental financial pledge to public education, and
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Inflation Forecasts for Consumer Prices in 2015

By at April 27, 2015 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

Inflation Forecasts for Consumer Prices in 2015

 

1) Sweden: +.20
2) Germany: +.20
3) UK: +.10
4) France: +.10
5) US: +.10
6) Italy:  0
7) Netherlands:  - .15

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Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

By at April 20, 2015 | 2:11 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Cites for for Solar Value

  1. New York.
  2. Boston.
  3. Albuquerque.
  4. San Jose.
  5. Las Vegas.
  6. Washington D.C.
  7. Los Angeles.
  8. San Diego.
  9. Oakland.
  10.  San Francisco.

Philadelphia ranked 14th on the list.

 

Source: Going Solar in America
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Pension Payments to Former and Elected Attorney Generals; Former Supreme Court Justices Since the Pay Raise

By at April 14, 2015 | 3:50 pm | 0 Comment

Contact: Eric Epstein
(717)-635-8615
lechambon@comcast.net

Enclosed please find data and enclosures relating to pension payouts to former and elected Pennsylvania Attorney Generals, and former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justices who have retired or were involuntary separated after the Pay… Read the rest

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Ten Surprising Tax Deductions in 2015

By at April 13, 2015 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

Ten Surprising Tax Deductions in 2015

By Marine Cole

Bingo Losses
Even if you’re only a casual gambler, your winnings are fully taxable as income. So it only makes sense that you can claim gambling losses up to the amount of your winnings as… Read the rest

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Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

By at April 9, 2015 | 12:18 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Highest Paid College Basketball Coaches

Coach/University NCAA Finish
1) John Calipari, Kentucky
Total pay: $6,356,756
Maximum bonus: $50,000
Kentucky’s minimum wage: $7.25
4th poorest state.*
Final Four
2) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke
Total pay: $6,043,979

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