Snaking its way through the Pennsylvania legislature is a bill that will block local governments from requiring companies to provide sick leave, even if unpaid, that is more than required by state or federal regulations.
There are no Pennsylvania or… Read the rest[...read more]
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- New York.
- San Jose.
- Las Vegas.
- Washington D.C.
- Los Angeles.
- San Diego.
- San Francisco.
Philadelphia ranked 14th on the list.
Some people foolishly believe the purpose of a college education is to further one’s education. To explore new cultures and views. Perhaps to help make a difference in the world.
They, of course, are wrong.
The purpose of going to… Read the rest[...read more]
By Marine Cole
Even if you’re only a casual gambler, your winnings are fully taxable as income. So it only makes sense that you can claim gambling losses up to the amount of your winnings as… Read the rest
|1) John Calipari, Kentucky
Total pay: $6,356,756
Maximum bonus: $50,000
Kentucky’s minimum wage: $7.25
4th poorest state.*
|2) Mike Krzyzewski, Duke
Total pay: $6,043,979
Ten-year-old Kaitlyn Montgomery, a fourth grade student at Park Elementary School in Munhall, Pa., now has access to that school’s restrooms.
Like most schools, Park Elementary has separate restrooms for male and female staff and faculty, and separate restrooms for… Read the rest[...read more]
On Wednesday, March 11, 2015, the federal Alcohol and Tobacco, Tax and Trade Bureau approved a new product called Palcohol.
Palcholol comes in a dry powder form that, when mixed with water, becomes liquid alcohol. In addition to oral consumption,… Read the rest[...read more]
Pension Payments Made to Former Treasurer and Felon Rob McCord, LCB Ethics’ Violators, Porngaters and Turnpike Commission Felons
Contact: Eric Epstein
On February 18, 2015, Rock the Capital (“RTC”) filed Right to Know (“RTK”) requests with the State Employees’ Retirement System (“SERS”). RTC verbally amended the request on February 19, 2015. SERS provided an… Read the rest[...read more]
By Andrew Staub, PA Independent
Sometimes office policy just isn’t enough.
A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to make it illegal for state employees to use commonwealth-owned computers, networks or cellphones to view or exchange pornography.
“While most state agencies… Read the rest[...read more]