By Andrew Staub
Not long after taking the oath of office, Gov. Tom Wolfmade good on promises to instill two good-government protections.
Wolf immediately signed executive orders banning gifts for members… Read the rest[...read more]
Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas), like many Americans, was upset that President Obama did not go to Paris to personally show his solidarity with France, and publicly mourn the 12 journalists and the four French citizens killed in terrorist attacks.
Like… Read the rest[...read more]
1) The Heart (and Love) Emoji – Represents an emotion, state of mind, person, place, or thing.
2) Hashtag – The reinvented pound-sign becomes ever more powerful.
3) Vape – Smoking an electronic or e-cigarette, shorthand for vaporize, or vaping.… Read the rest[...read more]
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
Eric Epstein wants to know how much of a financial reserve the state Legislature has squirreled away, and he wants the answer by the end of this month.
The coordinator of Rock the Capital,… Read the rest[...read more]
HarperCollins says it’s sorry. It says it regrets not including Israel on a map of the Middle East in an atlas it published and distributed in the Middle East. It says all remaining copies of the atlas will be pulped.… Read the rest[...read more]
Perhaps the most popular meat product consumed from Thanksgiving through the Christmas holidays is the turkey. In America there are seventeen turkeys for every man, woman and child. However, based on figures compiled between 1993 – 2013, we are in… Read the rest[...read more]
In recent years, Pennsylvania citizens have witnessed a sad parade of scandals and lapses of judgment by public officials. During this period the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission has delayed the release of the Legislature’s Annual
I have just read your article about the EpiPen law going into effect in the schools of Pennsylvania. I am quite sure that the state Dept. of Health – having been guided by names like Mayo Clinic, and Dr. Todd… Read the rest[...read more]
Food allergies cause more than 300,000 hospital visits a year among children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Epinephrine, often delivered through EpiPen injectors, can prevent adverse reactions and death in children who have severe allergies.
At… Read the rest[...read more]
Marci Rosenberg, a senior speech language pathologist at the University of Michigan, earns about $73,000 a year.
Desmond Patton, who studies the problems of gang violence, is a professor at the University of Michigan. He earns about $80,000 a year.… Read the rest[...read more]