Today is September 24, 2015, but it might as well be July 2011.
Then as now, a small band of Congressional politicians held America’s financial health hostage to their political ideology. It was the first time the United States ran… Read the rest[...read more]
by Eric Boehm for PA Independent
Some sweet-toothed state employees were busted by Pennsylvania’s inspector general for skirting the Wolf administration’s gift ban.
Their offense: accepting a plate of holiday cookies.
The cookies, which the inspector general notes… Read the rest[...read more]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
CONTACT: GENE STILP
“KANE IS NOT ABLE” CAMPAIGN URGES GOVERNOR AND
SENATE TO BEGIN ARTICLE VI SECTION 7 HEARING PROCESS
TO REMOVE KATHLEEN… Read the rest[...read more]
On September 26, 2005 an angry crowd greeted legislators who were returning from their summer hiatus following their July 7, 2:00 am stick up of taxpayers. Parking spots were nameless, petitions organized by Bob Durgin draped the Capitol steps, and… Read the rest[...read more]
On August 27, 2015, Governor Wolf and Secretary of State Pedro Cortés announced Pennsylvania had joined the 22 other states and District of Columbia that currently allow eligible citizens to register to vote online.
Mr. Cortés stated online voter registration… Read the rest[...read more]
Campaigners for racial justice and worker rights have often stood shoulder to shoulder.
Rick Smith hosts a daily radio talk show based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, which bills itself as the place “where working people come to talk.” Smith makes it… Read the rest[...read more]
Achieving Comprehensive & Sustainable Reforms in Pennsylvania’s Retirement Systems
Actuarial, HR & Public Policy Perspectives on SB 1 & PA Municipal Pension Reform