For the first time since high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as nonconventional fracking, was developed, more Americans oppose it than support it.
According to a national survey conducted by the independent non-partisan Pew Research Center, 47 percent of… Read the rest[...read more]
By Andrew Staub | PA Independent
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has already asked his transition team to sign a code of conduct prohibiting members from accepting gifts, and he plans to implement a similar ban for the executive branch… Read the rest[...read more]
10. Ghost employee for the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
9. Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
8. Spokesman for the state lottery.
HARRISBURG—Three days before he blocked proposed animal cruelty legislation, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-McCandless), chair of Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, received a $3,000 campaign donation from the Flyers Victory Fund.
The Fund is the lobbying and campaign… Read the rest[...read more]
Checking in on the state of the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court isn’t for the weak of constitution these days.
That’s thanks to the stunning development from earlier this week, when the state Supreme Court suspended Justice Seamus McCaffery from his… Read the rest[...read more]
Having spent my early career working for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I have thought long and hard about why, for decades now, one public official follows another when it comes to indictment, conviction and jail. Pennsylvania has a special… Read the rest[...read more]
Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web
Pennsylvania state official says links to public
court transcripts ‘removed from Google’
‘Right to be forgotten’ comes to US?
Not so fast, Google says
A close ally to Pennsylvania Gov.
10) Judicial temperament: In December 2007, at the Pennsylvania Society weekend festivities in New York City, Castille confronted Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Baer. “I told my staff if I got enough drinks and I
“Gov. Tom Corbett, who claims he opposes legalization of marijuana, was seen behind a barn smoking weed. Just a-puffin’ and a-grinnin’.”
“Tom Wolfe was speeding and driving drunk through the streets of York. If he can’t obey traffic laws, why… Read the rest[...read more]
The oil and gas industry has retreated from its entrenched position to have the public delete the “k” in “fracking,” and write it as “frac’ing” or “fracing.” Those who have been the strongest advocates for fracking scorned and mocked those… Read the rest[...read more]