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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 18, 2011 | 8:30 am | 1,281 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Scott Paterno recalls meeting his off the gridiron hero for the first time. The NRC says two nuclear facilities in Pennsylvania can withstand catastrophic events such as an earthquake, and more rumblings in the Pennsylvania Senate about taxing gas drillers.

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Cease, but not Desist in the Marcellus

By at April 20, 2011 | 11:36 am | 1 Comments

Cease, but not Desist in the Marcellus

Governor Tom Corbett says he will protect Pennsylvania’s waterways and now he ‘s trying to live up to his words. Corbett instructed acting DEP Secretary Michael Krancer to shut the door on gas drillers that send wastewater to 15 treatment facilities.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 20, 2011 | 8:54 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital; Eric Epstein has found that short and long term memory lapses will likely result in more death by smoke and fire now that Pennsylvania is about to kill its sprinkler law, In Japan authorities are trying to find a way to crack down on people crossing over the evacuation zone, and Governor Corbett says no more to gas drillers hauling wastewater to treatment facilities.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 19, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

n this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; head to Texas to learn why Pennsylvania’s governor has no interest in taxing the gas drilling industry. RTC’s Scott Paterno is adding up the dollars,cents, and sense — and says some entitlements will bankrupt America. In Japan, perhaps some real progress on the way, but every step at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is fraught with obstacles and peril.

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Just don’t Call it a Marcellus Severance Tax

By at March 24, 2011 | 1:29 pm | 1 Comments

Just don’t Call it a Marcellus Severance Tax

Governor Tom Corbett is not using the words severance tax — two words that are seemingly taboo for Corbett when talking about Marcellus Shale, but Corbett seems to have softened his hard-line opposition to taxing the industry.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 24, 2011 | 9:18 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, workers at the Fukushima Nuclear power plant continue to try to restore electricity. Two of the so called 50 have been hospitalized for high levels of radiation. Authorities in Japan are strongly considering importing water. That after tests on tap water revealed high levels of radiation. In Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett softening his opposition to taxing gas drillers, just don’t call it a tax. And, Scott Paterno drops by with a second part on the hand President Obama has been dealt.

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Governor Corbett’s Country Club Budget

By at March 9, 2011 | 5:23 pm | 1,612 Comments

Governor Corbett’s Country Club Budget

As we still pour over Governor Corbett’s budget, one thing sticks out, and that is the governor’s call for shared burden. However, the closer one looks at the proposed spending plan, and the more clear it becomes that not everyone will share the pain, and that includes some of Pennsylvania’s largest industries.

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Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

By at January 18, 2011 | 2:45 pm | 0 Comment

Swimming upstream in a sea of Republicans in Pennsylvania

Today officially marks the day Republicans are firmly in control of Pennsylvania politics. With the swearing-in of Governor Tom Corbett, Republicans now control the governor’s mansion,senate, & house. But at least one Democrat is sticking to his agenda and is looking for ways to best represent his constituents.

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Tom Corbett, “you will never hear me say impossible,” is Pennsylvania’s new Governor

By at January 18, 2011 | 1:10 pm | 2 Comments

Tom Corbett, “you will never hear me say impossible,” is Pennsylvania’s new Governor

Pennsylvania’s 46th Governor Tom Corbett took the oath of office. Corbett talked about the challenges that lie ahead and the optimism he sees in the strength of Pennsylvanians to pick themselves up and forge a new chapter.

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Protestors will greet incoming Governor-elect Tom Corbett at his Inauguration

By at January 17, 2011 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

Protestors will greet incoming Governor-elect Tom Corbett at his Inauguration

Governor-elect Tom Corbett will be sworn into office on Tuesday. Some protestors planned to be on hand as Pennsylvania welcomes its 46th governor.

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