By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
Pennsylvania lawmakers last summer passed a patchwork spending plan that contributed to a credit rating downgrade and exacerbated a budget shortfall expected to top $2 billion this year.
Yet at the time… Read the rest[...read more]
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.
2. Buzzards… Read the rest[...read more]
“Branding! We have to make you a brand!”
“I’m not cattle,” I told my sometimes faux foil assistant Marshbaum, who had just burst into my office. “And if you think I’m getting a tattoo,” I replied, “my body isn’t a… Read the rest[...read more]
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[...read more]
February 23, 2015
Representative Mark Keller
Chairman, Legislative Audit Advisory Commission
Room 108, Ryan Office Building
P.O. Box 202086
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2086
Dear Chairman Keller:
In recent years,… Read the rest[...read more]
By Steve Wilson of Watchdog.org
This is it. Our top two in a hall-of-fame lineup of 17 Good Guys of 2014. These citizens, government officials and politicians took to heart the mission of Watchdog.org, to hold government at all… Read the rest[...read more]
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
Conservatives in Congress have once again proven they are un-American and unpatriotic. This time, it’s because of their fierce approval for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
The pipeline, being built and run by TransCanada, will bring tar sands… Read the rest[...read more]
as of February 1, 2015
|Company||Market Value in Billions|
|2) Exxon Mobil||$404|
What Everyone Needs to Know
Richard C. Dreyfuss
Central Dauphin School District
February 3, 2015