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Information on Measles

By at March 2, 2015 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Many of us thought measles had been eradicated. I thought  the disease was a menacing health threat confined to remote  areas of the globe. After all, the United States declared that measles was eliminated in 2000. However, measles can be … Read the rest

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The Ten Most Welcoming Signs of Spring

By at March 2, 2015 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

The Ten Most Welcoming Signs of Spring

1. Snowdrops January to early March. Even though they appear in January and are often quickly buried in snow, these lovely nodding white flowers at least hint that the dark days and long nights are not around forever.

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Pet Care: Ten Cold Weather Tips

By at February 23, 2015 | 5:01 pm | 0 Comment

Pet Care: Ten Cold Weather Tips

1. Keep your cat inside.

2. During the winter, outdoor cats sometimes sleep under the hoods of cars. When the motor is started, the cat can be injured or killed by the fan belt. If there are outdoor cats in… Read the rest

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Legislative Audit for 2014: Testimony of Eric Epstein

By at February 23, 2015 | 1:40 am | 0 Comment

February 23, 2015

Representative Mark Keller
Chairman, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
Room 108, Ryan Office Building
P.O. Box 202086
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2086
Voice: 717-787-5774
Fax:     717-705-2088

Dear Chairman Keller:

In recent years,… Read the rest

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Top Legislative Per Diems for 2014

By at February 16, 2015 | 4:49 pm | 0 Comment

Top Legislative Per Diems for 2014

The following states have no per diems: Connecticut, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Ohio.

1) Alaska: $234.
Linked to the the time of the year and tied to the federal rate. “Legislators who reside in the Capitol… Read the rest

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Top Ten American Companies by Market Value

By at February 9, 2015 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten American Companies by Market Value

as of February 1, 2015

Company Market Value in Billions
1) Apple $672
2) Exxon Mobil $404
3) Microsoft

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Elements of Comprehensive and Sustainable Public-Sector Defined Benefit Pension Reform

By at February 7, 2015 | 10:29 pm | 0 Comment

What Everyone Needs to Know

Richard C. Dreyfuss

Pension Workshop
Central Dauphin School District
February 3, 2015

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America’s Top Ten Healthiest States

By at February 2, 2015 | 7:53 pm | 0 Comment

America’s Top Ten Healthiest States

Based on health trends in obesity, smoking, diabetes and physical inactivity. Pennsylvania Ranks 28th

  1. Hawaii.
  2. Vermont.
  3. Massachusetts.
  4. Connecticut.
  5. Utah.
  6. Minnesota.
  7. New Hampshire.
  8. Colorado.
  9. North Dakota.
  10. Nebraska.

Source: America’s Health Rankings
Photo by Randy Son Of Robert

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Legislative Audit for 2014: Testimony of Eric Epstein

By at February 2, 2015 | 5:43 pm | 0 Comment

In recent years, Pennsylvania citizens have witnessed a sad parade of scandals and lapses of judgment by public officials. During this period the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission has delayed the release of the Legislature’s Annual

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Central Dauphin Schedules Special Town Hall Meeting on Pensions for February 3, 2015

By at January 28, 2015 | 12:07 pm | 0 Comment

The Central Dauphin School Board of Directors and Administration  are hosting a special public workshop on pension challenges facing the district.

The  public meeting is scheduled for  Wednesday, February 3rd  from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of… Read the rest

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