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Three Mile Island takes “action” since the Fukushima Disaster

By at April 28, 2011 | 11:04 am | 363 Comments

Three Mile Island takes “action” since the Fukushima Disaster

Three Mile Island will put some of its cards on the table tonight during a TMI Citizens Awareness Panel meeting. How has TMI responded since the nuclear disaster at Fukushima?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 21, 2011 | 9:51 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, BP on the one year anniversary of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico – BP is suing Transocean for $40 billion, In Pennsylvania, a heartfelt plea from one of the state’s leading authorities on sprinklers and home fires, and homeowners in Japan are trying to beat the clock.

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More Good News – Public Integrity Commission Proposed

By at April 7, 2011 | 10:07 am | 3 Comments

More Good News – Public Integrity Commission Proposed

A bi-partisan group of lawmakers from both the House and Senate announced the introduction of legislation to create an independent Public Integrity Commission with comprehensive powers to root out corruption in PA. Led by Reps. Curt Schroder (Chester) and Eugene DePasquale (York) in the House, and by Sens. Ted Erickson (Delaware) and John Yudichak (Luzerne) in the Senate, the proposal is the most comprehensive response to date to the years of local and state scandals plaguing PA.

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At Last, a Lawmaker Willing to let the People Decide

By at March 25, 2011 | 9:22 am | 0 Comment

At Last, a Lawmaker Willing to let the People Decide

Now for the first time, Rep. Scott Conklin has introduced a bill, House Bill 763 , that incorporates what we believe to be the essential elements of a referendum this fall. Click on the bill number above for a list of those lawmakers who have co-sponsored Conklinā€˜s bill.

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Four Months to Find Common Ground in Pennsylvania

By at February 24, 2011 | 2:35 pm | 2 Comments

Four Months to Find Common Ground in Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett is trying to tamp down concerns in Pennsylvania over the future of unions’ right to exist, however, Corbett speaking out of the other half of his mouth says he would sign such a measure into law if should find its way to his hand.

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The Anatomy of School Choice

By at February 21, 2011 | 8:33 am | 6 Comments

The Anatomy of School Choice

Rock The Capital’s Jan Chaplick picked apart all sides of a proposed school choice bill for Pennsylvania. Is it worth the money, and will it achieve better results?

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Wanted: U.S.A for Education Vouchers

By at February 16, 2011 | 9:08 am | 63 Comments

Wanted: U.S.A for Education Vouchers

Pennsylvania’s Senate will begin debating a school choice bill today, on the surface it looks good, but dig deeper and as Tim Potts found its problematic. However, Potts has found an easy fix.

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Corporate Taxes drip from Hershey’s Chocolate but there is no movement to revamp a broken formula

By at January 10, 2011 | 11:03 am | 3 Comments

Corporate Taxes drip from Hershey’s Chocolate but there is no movement to revamp a broken formula

What ever happened to all the talk about revamping corporate taxes in America? Rock The Capital’s wondered to — so, Dochat started to peel away at what became of the issue and the current state of a formula that seems horribly out of sync here and abroad.

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