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Vote No on the Judicial Ballot Question

By at October 3, 2016 | 9:31 pm | 0 Comment

“Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to require that justices of the Supreme Court, judges, and magisterial district judges be retried on the last day of the calendar year in which they attain the age of 75 years?”

I’m voting… Read the rest

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Featured , Political

An Out-of-the-Box Solution to Pennsylvania’s $50 Billion Retirement System Debt

By at February 7, 2015 | 9:42 pm | 0 Comment

An Out-of-the-Box Solution to Pennsylvania’s $50 Billion Retirement System Debt

A version of this essay was originally published by Pennsylvania Legislative Services, July 2014.

Former Gov. Tom Corbett was right. The problem with our school employees’ and state employees’ retirement systems is real, and it’s forcing… Read the rest

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Education , Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Watch Dog

An out-of-the-box solution to Pennsylvania’s $50 billion retirement system debt

By at August 5, 2014 | 1:38 pm | 0 Comment

An out-of-the-box solution to Pennsylvania’s $50 billion retirement system debt

The problem with our school employees’ and state employees’ retirement systems is real, and it’s forcing school districts to raise property taxes.

The retirement systems have a combined debt of nearly $50 billion. It’s a debt that must be paid,… Read the rest

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Featured , Pennsylvania Issues

Retain Ron Castille on the Supreme Court?

By at May 20, 2013 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

Retain Ron Castille on the Supreme Court?

Retain Ron Castille on the Supreme Court?

Just say “No!”

During his tenure, both as a justice and as chief justice, Ron Castille has distinguished himself for poor judgment, legal sleight-of-hand, intemperance, double-standards of conduct, and… Read the rest

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Featured , Legal , Pennsylvania Issues , Political , Watch Dog