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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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RACP – Risks Assigned to Citizens’ Pockets, Part 1

By at October 27, 2010 | 3:39 pm | 40 Comments

(By Tim Potts DemocracyRising PA)  A premise of capitalism is that when people put up their own money for a venture, they reap the rewards of success and suffer the consequences of failure. When private entrepreneurs need to borrow money for their ventures, they go to private lenders. A premise of government is that it […]

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