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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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Americans are feeling the effects of climate change

By at August 15, 2017 | 9:39 pm | 0 Comment

A climate change analysis, authored by thirteen scientists from across federal agencies, was leaked to the New York Times. Their findings reveal Americans are feeling the effects of climate change. The report is issued every four years as congressionally mandated, however, its release is awaiting approval from the Trump Administration, though it has already been signed […]

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Statement of Eric Epstein: The Legislative Audit Advisory Commission’s Approval of a “Slush Fund”

By at March 21, 2017 | 3:33 pm | 0 Comment

Every year the Legislature budgets more taxpayer money than it needs, and creates an artificial surplus which it refunds to itself. The  unspent funds from the “non-lapsing” accounts roll-over into discretionary  slush funds. According to last year’s audit, the slush fund surplus was $100,374, 253. The government shutdown should have drained the reserves. Any balance […]

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The Smoke Behind the Mirror: The Property Tax Independence Act

By at February 17, 2017 | 1:05 pm | 0 Comment

Everybody hates property taxes. On that we can agree. But the current proposal floating around Harrisburg is more onerous than property taxes, and would actually increase taxes. The Property Tax Independence Act will be introduced in the Senate. This proposal seeks to eliminate property taxes by shifting a significant burden of funding onto higher personal […]

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Reform Advocates Ask Shapiro to Investigate Kane, Parks Miller, Castor Connections

By at January 17, 2017 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 17, 2017 CONTACT: GENE STILP 717-829-5600 ERIC EPSTEIN 717-635-8615 STATE REFORM ADVOCATES ASK NEW ATTORNEY GENERAL SHAPIRO TO INVESTIGATE THE KATHLEEN KANE, STACY PARKS MILLER, BRUCE CASTOR CONNECTIONS  In a letter dated September 17, 2017,  statewide government reform advocates have officially filed a Compliant and a Request for an Investigation involving former Pennsylvania […]

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How Many Elected Offices Can Full-Time Legislators Hold Simultaneously?

By at January 17, 2017 | 11:29 am | 0 Comment

Carolyn Comitta has been Mayor of West Chester since January of 2010. Her second term is over at the end of 2017.  When folks have asked Mayor Comitta  about the process for replacing her as Mayor, she has stated that her lawyers (hopefully not paid by taxpayers) say if she doesn’t take the compensation for […]

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A. Lane Used Furniture to Shut It’s Doors on October 29, 2016

By at October 14, 2016 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

A. Lane Used Furniture store had been in business since 1926, and operated by four generations of family members. I was the last proprietor. The anchor of the store was Gene Fievish. Known as Lane, Gene was a Harrisburg institution, and the last vestige of the Eastern European Jewish merchants that once populated Market Street. […]

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Autism in the absence of MMR vaccine

By at August 30, 2016 | 12:29 am | 0 Comment

A link has been postulated between the specific use of the triple MMR vaccine and the rise of childhood autism. Though very considerable research has shown there to be no connection, some people continue to believe in such a link and they propose use of single vaccines instead. In Japan, MMR vaccine was introduced in […]

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LZ – Resurrection: Spiritual Healing Worship Service Planned

By at August 30, 2016 | 12:28 am | 0 Comment

LZ – Resurrection:  Spiritual Healing Worship Service Planned

Harrisburg, PA –  The Interdenominational Ministers Conference (IMC) of Harrisburg, will hold a Spiritual Healing Worship Service for Veterans and Military Families from 11:00 am –1 pm, Saturday, October 1, 2016, at Bethany AME Church, 912 S. 21st Street, Harrisburg, PA  17104. All veterans, their families and members of the community are invited to attend […]

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