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Building on a Tax

By at May 25, 2011 | 7:50 pm | 737 Comments

Building on a Tax

Yet in 1901 the state legislature met in a building that looked, according to the man who had it built, “ugly.” This simply would not due. So – again, according to legend – the legislature sent a delegation to the power brokers in those three industries and gave them one of two choices: pony up the $13 Million (over $300 Million today) for the new building or we’ll levy a tax on you that we’ll never repeal. No tax was levied, so we must assume that they capitulated.

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Governor Corbett needs to learn from President Obama’s Mistakes

By at February 1, 2011 | 1:01 pm | 63 Comments

Governor Corbett needs to learn from President Obama’s Mistakes

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno has been comparing the early days of the Obama administration to Governor Corbett’s first few weeks in office and as Paterno has found there are striking similarities. Paterno is urging Corbett to learn from the president’s mistakes.

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