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Governor Corbett has a name in mind for Pennsylvania’s next Secretary of Aging

By at February 3, 2011 | 12:51 pm | 53 Comments

Governor Corbett has a name in mind for Pennsylvania’s next Secretary of Aging

Governor Tom Corbett has selected Brian Duke to fill the roll of Secretary of Aging. In Duke, Corbett believes Pennsylvanian’s have a person that can help shape better policy on all levels. Duke seems to come with a world of experience.

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Does true reform start in Pennsylvania’s liquor cabinets and beer caves?

By at February 2, 2011 | 11:35 am | 1,117 Comments

Does true reform start in Pennsylvania’s liquor cabinets and beer caves?

Two things fermenting at the top of every bottle of booze sold in Pennsylvania: When will the state sell the Liquor Control Board, and how much will it get for one of its crown jewels? However, as Rock The Capital’s Tom Dochat observes there is a lot more to this than meets glass to lips.

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Game on in Pennsylvania’s House

By at January 31, 2011 | 3:22 pm | 0 Comment

Game on in Pennsylvania’s House

Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to House following last weeks boisterous argument in a House Rules Committee meeting. Several very important pieces of legislation are expected to end up on the floor for a full vote. Will civility make a return?

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An Inside View of Pennsylvania’s Master Wonk

By at January 7, 2011 | 10:27 am | 3 Comments

An Inside View of Pennsylvania’s Master Wonk

Steve MacNett is calling it a career. The all things legislative wonk is hanging up his statute today. Scott Paterno got an up close look at how the man operated so efficiently for so long in Pennsylvania’s Capitol.

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A better way to handle the next Bonusgate

By at October 22, 2009 | 10:13 pm | 1,112 Comments

(Harrisburg, Pa) – We are experiencing a constitutional crisis — Pennsylvania is at war with itself. Political appointees and elected officials are no longer above the law or below the radar. Because of Bonusgate, we must admit that voluntary, self policing polices regarding public service and political promotion have failed. Perception matters. From “cut and […]

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