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Four Months to Find Common Ground in Pennsylvania

By at February 24, 2011 | 2:35 pm | 2 Comments

Four Months to Find Common Ground in Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett is trying to tamp down concerns in Pennsylvania over the future of unions’ right to exist, however, Corbett speaking out of the other half of his mouth says he would sign such a measure into law if should find its way to his hand.

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Is there enough Resolve to hold a Constitutional Convention in Pennsylvania?

By at January 24, 2011 | 5:20 pm | 0 Comment

Is there enough Resolve to hold a Constitutional Convention in Pennsylvania?

The latest push to hold a Constitutional Convention in Pennsylvania is on as Representative Scott Conklin unveiled his proposed measure for a referendum. Conklin received plenty of help in drafting the measure from Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein and Democracy Rising’s Tim Potts

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A shooting rampage in Arizona stuns the nation and leaves the grandchild of a former Philadelphia Phillies Manager dead.

By at January 8, 2011 | 2:42 pm | 3 Comments

A shooting rampage in Arizona stuns the nation and leaves the grandchild of a former Philadelphia Phillies Manager dead.

A U.S Rep. from Arizona has reportedly been shot and killed during a public event in Tuscon. According to a number of media outlets Gabrielle Giffords was among as many as perhaps six people murdered in a grocery store.

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A coordinated effort to wipe out America’s policy of Birthright

By at January 5, 2011 | 6:17 pm | 3 Comments

A coordinated effort to wipe out America’s policy of Birthright

Republican lawmakers from a handful of state’s arrived in Washington, D.C. to announce a coordinated effort to amend the US Constitution’s 14th amendment, which gives birthright to children born to illegal immigrants.

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Not in my backyard, Pennsylvania is a factor in the rancor over illegal immigration

By at January 1, 2011 | 11:54 am | 1 Comments

Not in my backyard, Pennsylvania is a factor in the rancor over illegal immigration

The debate over illegal immigration gets a fresh start in 2011. A handful of states including Pennsylvania are coordinating an effort to pass a law in several states that will prevent children born in the U.S. — to illegal parents — from gaining birthright.

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Time is ticking on a gas tax

By at September 24, 2010 | 4:13 pm | 0 Comment

Time is ticking on a gas tax

Everybody under Pennyslvania’s Capitol Dome is talking, at least seemingly, about a severance tax on natural gas in the Marcellus play. Talk is getting cheaper, and time for more heavy legislative lifting is running out on this session; like gas evaporating from the top of a well-head. At stake: millions of dollars, oil, and gas […]

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