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Time to Change Our Priorities and the Way We Do Business in Central Dauphin

By at November 5, 2017 | 8:11 pm | 0 Comment

Time to Change Our Priorities and the Way We Do Business in Central Dauphin

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So, Borrow!

By at October 29, 2017 | 8:50 pm | 0 Comment

(Tune: Tomorrow from Annie) We’re short on the funds, so borrow! Bet your kids’ last dollar, If we borrow, There’ll be sun. And thinking if we, just borrow “Ways to pay” that bring us fear And sorrow Will be gone. When we’re stuck in a way, To pay For spending We can stick out our […]

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Monitoring results from 2014

By at October 23, 2017 | 8:44 pm | 0 Comment

Monitoring results from 2014

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Comments of Eric Epstein: Pension Cake Press Conference

By at September 12, 2017 | 5:53 pm | 0 Comment

Remember a long time ago, in a far off land when Governor Rendell, and the legislature declared that our pension problems were solved? Act 120, the pension solution, was signed into law in 2010. We were told all we needed was time. The politicians gave themselves a time-out. Taxpayers were served a time bomb. Then came […]

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Pension Cake Recipe

By at September 12, 2017 | 10:00 am | 0 Comment

Pension Cake Recipe

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Op-ed: “Demagogues, Godwin’s Law and the Politics of Fear”

By at September 7, 2017 | 5:41 pm | 0 Comment

Godwin’s law, coined in 1990 and named after Mike Godwin, states that lengthy online discussions will ultimately degenerate into Hitler comparisons. Given enough space and time, the probability of referencing Hitler – no matter the issue -becomes more likely. Democrats have been comparing Trump to Hitler since 2015. After the inauguration, Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Virginia) […]

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Property Relief Through Act 50

By at August 30, 2017 | 9:07 pm | 0 Comment

We need to be sensitive to the impact of increased property taxes on “low-income” seniors or people living on a “fixed income.” However, not all  seniors on fixed incomes are also “low-income” households. We have to be concerned for all low-income home owners, whether seniors or young homeowners struggling to meet a mortgage and raise a family. Dauphin County has […]

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August 26: Time to dial ten digits

By at August 24, 2017 | 8:51 pm | 0 Comment

Starting on August 26, callers in the 717 area code region will need to dial ten-digit phone numbers,  including the area code. This change was caused by the depletion of new 717 telephone numbers. The Public Utility Commission approved a new 223 area code, which will be released on September 26. You can still obtain a 717 […]

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Op-ed: Three Mile Island By the Numbers, What Exelon Won’t Tell You

By at August 15, 2017 | 10:00 pm | 0 Comment

Dear Editor: Exelon has been targeting the media, elected officials, and the public with doomsday predictions regarding the closure of Three Mile Island Unit-1. Their numbers are misleading, don’t add up, and fail to account for the $1.1 billion rate payers were charged to build Three Mile Island, the $987 million rate payers and taxpayers […]

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History of Three Mile Island Unit-1, (1966-2016)

By at August 15, 2017 | 9:58 pm | 0 Comment

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