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Parsing PSU’s Budget

By at March 17, 2011 | 11:09 am | 446 Comments

Parsing PSU’s Budget

Scott Paterno is spending his days combing PSU’s budget to alleviate the burden in the wake of Governor Corbett’s proposed budget cuts.

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PA Governor Gives Energy Executive Supreme Authority Over Environmental Permitting

By at March 11, 2011 | 2:26 pm | 1 Comments

PA Governor Gives Energy Executive Supreme Authority Over Environmental Permitting

Wait till you see the dots ProPublica connects from Governor Corbett to his new head of Department of Community Economic Development.

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Something Has to Give

By at March 11, 2011 | 1:36 pm | 12 Comments

Something Has to Give

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno’s piece on taking every taxpayer dime away from Penn State has generated such a stir that Paterno has composed another piece to further explain the critical thinking that led to his decision. To keep this in perspective, Paterno’s father Joe is a legendary football coach at Penn State, and Scott received undergraduate and graduate degrees at PSU. As he puts it, his house is a shrine to the school.

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Don’t Cry for PSU

By at March 9, 2011 | 3:54 pm | 1,702 Comments

Don’t Cry for PSU

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno says Governor Corbett should have trimmed even more from Penn State. Corbett has suggested reduce funding from $304 million to $152 million. Paterno says if it was up to him, he would cut every dime that the state sends to PSU.

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Corbett Budget Adds $2.4 Billion in State Spending

By at March 9, 2011 | 10:34 am | 1,403 Comments

Corbett Budget Adds $2.4 Billion in State Spending

Tim Potts has been pouring through the numbers and even he had to admit he almost fell off the chair when he came across $2.4 billion– that is actually the increase Corbett wants for his spending plan. How can that be? Read the rest of the story.

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Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

By at March 8, 2011 | 3:51 pm | 370 Comments

Introducing Pennsylvania’s Governor

As Scott Paterno has observed Republican governors have been talking a lot these days about policy, the economy,healthcare, but not Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett. Since taking office Corbett has kept an extremely low profile and Paterno surmises the governor has banked much of his future on his budget. A spending plan that Corbett will unveil today.

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The Good, Bad & the very Ugly of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

By at March 8, 2011 | 12:19 pm | 841 Comments

The Good, Bad & the very Ugly of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Governor Corbett unveils a budget of pain, as he kept his promise not to increase taxes.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 7, 2011 | 1:37 pm | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital minute; Governor Tom Corbett is set to unveil his budget and while we don’t have a ton of details — we know that emotions will run high on Tuesday as he makes his cuts known. Philip Gimson is here with another story that will enrage you about Wall Street bilking investors, with gasoline prices shooting toward $4 a gallon, President Obama is thinking about hitting America’s strategic oil reserve to keep prices in check.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at February 28, 2011 | 1:09 pm | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

Rock The Capital Minute for February 28– showdown in Washington, salaries for Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s top employees, and the extra publicity goes to Gasland.

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Signs of a Labor Movement Rebirth

By at February 22, 2011 | 5:40 pm | 1 Comments

Signs of a Labor Movement Rebirth

The head of Pennsylvania’s AFL-CIO is not happy about what is happening to union workers in Wisconsin, but Rick Bloomingdale is encouraged by what he has seen in the days following the Governor of Wisconsin’s attempt to kill collective bargaining.

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