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More Than a Once Over for Pennsylvania’s Constitution

By at May 16, 2011 | 2:37 pm | 3 Comments

More Than a Once Over for Pennsylvania’s Constitution

On any given day its the sort of talk about governmental policies or lack of oversight that could make news in the bite of a Philadelphia Cheesesteak sandwich.
The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Constitutional Review Commission is back in action…

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“A little rebellion…”

By at May 12, 2011 | 1:11 pm | 59 Comments

“A little rebellion…”

At a time when increasing numbers of our people are out of work, when the cost of getting to work is on the rise, and when far too many of our young men and women take their Senior Trip to exotic places such as Iraq and Afghanistan at least partly because there is nothing for them to do by staying home …

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Clearing the Air at Fukushima

By at May 3, 2011 | 1:26 pm | 1,172 Comments

Clearing the Air at Fukushima

Installing an air purifier is not a big deal, unless the location is inside a building that houses a reactor at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant in Japan. Radiation levels inside Unit 1 are still through the roof.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 25, 2011 | 9:34 am | 887 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Terry Burger has been sizing up proposed cuts to education through a historical lens. Eric Epstein delivers his latest Top Ten list. New and creative ways to cut the budget always welcome, and Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner takes his show on the road to talk about what Governor Corbett is doing with tobacco settlement money.

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A Jolt of Reality

By at April 19, 2011 | 11:47 am | 7 Comments

A Jolt of Reality

For the last month, there has been a misconception that I have a particular ax to grind with Penn State; nothing, in fact, could be farther from the truth. But there is a new reality

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Top Ten Budget Cutting Ideas

By at April 18, 2011 | 10:21 am | 738 Comments

Top Ten Budget Cutting Ideas

Eric Epstein returns with a new top ten list. This time Epstein has found some real jewels for Pennsylvania Governor Corbett to chew on as he tries to sell his proposed budget. Epstein even found a way for grandma or grandpa to get fully involved.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 18, 2011 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Tokyo Electric has a plan to gain control of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in six to nine months. RTC ‘s Eric Epstein has found some ways that to cut the budget overlooked by Governor Corbett, and gasoline tops $4 dollars a gallon in several states.

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Uncorking More Bubbly from Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

By at April 15, 2011 | 10:13 am | 46 Comments

Uncorking More Bubbly from Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board

The head of Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is not ready to fold his cards and unplug the lights. LCB Chief Executive Joe Conti told lawmakers earlier this week he can remake the agency if he’s given more time and latitude.

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Notes & Asides

By at April 7, 2011 | 2:06 pm | 0 Comment

Notes & Asides

Your all grows’d up and your all grows’d up! Did anyone else find it more than a little amusing for the President – who makes more time to relax than Hef most weeks – decided to chide the opposition with being immature in budget negotiations? While I will admit that I am concerned Congress is debating a shutdown over a couple billion when the real fight over $6Trillion looms, did it ever occur to the President that this budget was supposed to be passed LAST year?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 17, 2011 | 11:59 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; the nuclear crisis in Japan is teetering as military helicopters race to throw enough seawater on a damaged reactor, in a final push to cool it down. Some Americans are being evacuated and the U.S. government is now urging all Americans to leave Japan. In Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett’s proposed billion dollar plus cuts to education were hashed out during an appropriations meeting on Wednesday. And, starting at 5:00 (est) plan to spend time with some of the world’s leading experts on the nuclear industry; they will gladly take your questions live.

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