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Defusing the Pension Time Bomb

By at May 22, 2015 | 9:36 pm | 0 Comment

by Rep. John D McGinnis (R-Blair County)

For more than 10 years, taxpayer dollars in Pennsylvania have been improperly diverted to other ends from funding the state pension systems, SERS and PSERS.  If a corporation misappropriated retirement funds in this… Read the rest

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#PABudget: Rock The Capital Calls 400 Page Pension Bill a Poison Pill

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:49 pm | 0 Comment

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Energypath Scholarships

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:38 pm | 0 Comment

Energypath is the region’s largest sustainable energy event attracting industry professionals, policymakers and academia throughout the region and across the United States.

Energypath is a week-long event consists of a three day pre-conference energy camp and a two day conference. … Read the rest

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PPL Rate Increase: Public Input Hearing Notice

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:33 pm | 0 Comment

May 12, 2015

Public Utility Commission v. PPL Electric Utility Corporation

Rate Increase

Public Input Hearing Notice

This is to inform you that Public Input Hearing(s) on the above-captioned case will be held as follows:

Type:                  Telephonic, In… Read the rest

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Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

By at May 17, 2015 | 10:13 pm | 0 Comment

Agriculture’s Shrinking Share of National Output in the Industrialized World

Based on annual percentage of GDP for  2013.

Nation 2013 % of GDP
Spain 2.77%
Australia 2.45%
South Korea 2.34%

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Governor Wolf Announces Auditor General DePasquale to Lead Task Force on Municipal Pensions

By at May 14, 2015 | 9:49 pm | 0 Comment

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that he has named Auditor General Eugene DePasquale to head a Task Force on Municipal Pensions. Joining Auditor General DePasquale on the task force will be Mary Soderberg, former secretary of the… Read the rest

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Top Ten Fastest Growing Economies

By at May 11, 2015 | 4:26 pm | 0 Comment

Based on annual percentage changes forecasted for 2015.
The Unites States is expected to grow by 3.0%

Nation Predicted 2015 GDP Growth
1) Papua New Guinea 19.0%

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McGinnis to Unveil Pension Reform Bill

By at May 11, 2015 | 12:03 pm | 0 Comment

Representative John McGinnis
79th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact:  Andy Briggs
717.260.6474
abriggs@pahousegop.com
RepMcGinnis.com / Facebook.com/RepMcGinnis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Five Guys to the Rescue

By at May 7, 2015 | 11:50 am | 0 Comment

Five Guys to the Rescue

Suppose you are Mayor of Philadelphia.  Your fiefdom is known for several “firsts”, unfortunately most notably “first” in poverty amongst the country’s ten largest cities. We have 1.5 million Philadelphians in Philadelphia, including four out of every ten children. Philadelphia’s… Read the rest

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Top Twenty Five Safest Cities in America

By at May 4, 2015 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Top Twenty Five Safest Cities in America

Five Pennsylvania Cites Made the List

 

1. Hibbing, Minnesota.

2. Upper Providence Township, Pennsylvania.

3. Zionsville, Indiana.

4. Ridgefield, Connecticut.

5. South Park Township, Pennsylvania.

6. Wayland, Massachusetts.

7. Norfolk, Massachusetts.

8. Lindenhurst, Illinois.

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