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Kimmett Suit Against Corbett Resaiggned and Delayed Again

By at January 18, 2013 | 2:19 pm | 0 Comment

United States District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania Notice of Electronic Filing The following transaction was entered on 1/17/2013 at 3:05 PM EST and filed on 1/17/2013 Case Name: Kimmett v. Corbett et al Case Number: 4:08-cv-01496-MWB Filer: Document Number: No document attached Docket Text: VERBAL ORDER – Case Reassigned to Honorable Matthew W. Brann. […]

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Camelot

By at January 16, 2013 | 12:15 pm | 0 Comment

Camelot

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Welcome to the Attorney General’s Office

By at December 12, 2012 | 8:34 am | 0 Comment

Welcome to the Attorney General’s Office

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Mr. Magoo Searching for a Clue

By at September 5, 2012 | 12:39 pm | 0 Comment

Mr. Magoo Searching for a Clue

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Tom’s Top Twelve Tall Tales: Tale #12

By at February 15, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Tom’s Top Twelve Tall Tales: Tale #12

Governor Tom tells tall tales. Here is tall tale number 12 – Health care is a state’s rights issue. Here is what states rights health care means in Pennsylvania. In the month following his inauguration, Corbett kicked 41,000 poor people off adultBasic health care coverage. He said that adultBasic ran out of money on February […]

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Pa. General Assembly debates definition of “reasonable” tax on Marcellus gas

By at November 18, 2011 | 10:23 am | 7 Comments

Pa. General Assembly debates definition of “reasonable” tax on Marcellus gas

The Pennsylvania state Senate approved a bill – SB 1100 – Tuesday that would establish a three percent tax on natural gas drawn from Marcellus Shale; the tax would be retroactive to 2010. The state Housepassed its own bill – HB 1950 – Thursday afternoon. The two bills will, maybe, be blended. The Senate bill […]

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GOP attack on Pa. democracy

By at October 8, 2011 | 9:19 pm | 7 Comments

GOP attack on Pa. democracy

By Senator Daylin Leach In America, we don’t elect our presidents directly. Each state elects representatives to the Electoral College, which technically “elects” our president. For 224 years, Pennsylvania has joined virtually every other state in casting all of its electoral votes for the presidential candidate who won the state’s popular vote. This has always […]

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Tom Corbett – A Retrospective

By at September 19, 2011 | 12:36 pm | 370 Comments

Tom Corbett – A Retrospective

December 1, 2018 In 2010, the voters of Pennsylvania loudly voiced their support for the cause of reform by electing Tom Corbett to as their Governor.  As we approach the final days of the Corbett Administration, let’s take a look at the impressive accomplishments of the last eight years which have transformed Pennsylvania from a […]

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Top Ten Salaries for the Nation’s Governors

By at September 19, 2011 | 8:26 am | 2 Comments

Top Ten Salaries for the Nation’s Governors

10) Connecticut,  Maryland & Texas: $150,000. 9) Washington: $166,891. 8) Tennessee: $170,340. 7) Delaware: $171,000. 6) California: $173,987 National Range: $70,000 to $179,000. 5) Pennsylvania: $174,914.* 4) New Jersey & Virginia: $175,000. 3) Michigan: $177,000. 2) Illinois: $177,500. 1) New York: $179,000. *    In 2001 the Governor’s salary was $138,270 a year. Photo by Matt […]

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How to care for a watch, or a nation, can be useful knowledge

By at June 20, 2011 | 4:41 pm | 7 Comments

How to care for a watch, or a nation, can be useful knowledge

The biggest problem with our education system is that too many of us don’t want to know how things are built and maintained, from a country to a watch … “When someone asks you the time, they don’t want to know how to build a watch,” is a response often given someone who insisted on […]

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