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Sam Smith’s Grand Plan

By at March 30, 2011 | 10:32 am | 3 Comments

Sam Smith’s Grand Plan

Pennsylvania’s House Speaker Sam Smith says fewer bodies will go a long way in helping to streamline state government. On Tuesday, Smith unveiled a measure that could take a decade to bring to fruition.

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Slicing up Pennsylvania’s House

By at February 16, 2011 | 1:22 pm | 9 Comments

Slicing up Pennsylvania’s House

House Speaker Sam Smith is ready to start carving up the House. Smith believes eliminating 50 members of Pennsylvania’s House will make state government much more effective.

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Pennsylvania should harvest Nebraska

By at December 3, 2010 | 1:55 pm | 1,339 Comments

Pennsylvania should harvest Nebraska

Greg and Kathy Golazeski’s fledgling grassroots campaign to dissolve Pennsylvania’s Senate found its way this week to Rock The Capital’s political desk. As the Golazeski’s put it,”the Senate has no basis in reality.” Greg says he’s “never been more disgusted and concerned about the future” of the state. However, being a disenfranchised voter is not what actually motivated […]

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Mining for reform in House letters

By at December 1, 2010 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

Mining for reform in House letters

Dwight Evans stripped of his leadership position two weeks ago as the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, is cozying up to HouseRepublicans. On the surface, it sure seems that way. Evans penned what at first glance is seemingly a syrupy letter to incoming Republican House Speaker Sam Smith, “congratulations to you on being named Speaker-designee and to the House […]

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