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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 10, 2011 | 11:25 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital, Republicans in Wisconsin take a different strategy to pass legislation that abolishes collective bargaining — even in the absence of Democrats. DEP’s credibility is again on the line over numbers that don’t add up in the Marcellus.

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Corruption on Trial turns to more Corruption

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:34 am | 1,463 Comments

Corruption on Trial turns to more Corruption

A judge in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie has declared a mistrial after documents turned up that have been altered. A criminal investigation into that aspect of it is about to start and Orie and her sister will more than likely face a retrial.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:03 am | 117 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this installment of Rock The Capital minute — mistrial declared in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie, Newt Gingrich is sizing up a presidential run in 2012, and coning a phrase in honor of America’s new winner.

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Budget Pain: Not for Lawmakers, Corbett Staff

By at March 4, 2011 | 7:39 am | 5 Comments

Budget Pain: Not for Lawmakers, Corbett Staff

Tim Potts has a legislative round-up that covers the end of adultBasic insurance, but finds lawmakers have their own doctor and taxpayers pick up all of his costs including insurance. Potts wonders why it is okay in Pennsylvania for lawmakers to keep accepting gifts. Can you hear me now Senate Pro Tempore Scarnati.

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