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Signed, Sealed & Deadly

By at April 26, 2011 | 12:06 pm | 0 Comment

Signed, Sealed & Deadly

House Majority Leader Mike Turzai,(R-Allegheny) is thrilled. In a news release, Turzai said, “It is very appropriate the for the first law of the Pennsylvania Republican majority to give back to residents the ability to choose which safety features should be part of their homes.”

Well, if that’s the case, why not also give homeowners the choice of installing asbestos, joists carved out of balsa wood and for good measure throw in the choice of using lead paint.

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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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Getting back on track in Pennsylvania’s House

By at February 1, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 1 Comments

Getting back on track in Pennsylvania’s House

Common has prevailed, now lets see if sense continues to follow in Pennsylvania’s House. Lawmakers returned to conducting the business of the people in a civil way as they pushed forward several measures of reform including one that bans legislators from creating nonprofits that receive state money. However, as Rock The Capital’s Eric Zager observes the Elephant is still standing in the room.

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The storm is over, but anger lingers in Pennsylvania’s House

By at January 28, 2011 | 6:30 pm | 94 Comments

The storm is over, but anger lingers in Pennsylvania’s House

The head of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Committee says the Republican House Majority Leader has brought shame to the state. For the second time in the last few days, Jim Burn called on Representative Mike Turzai to resign from his leadership position. That following a shouting match in a meeting, in which some Democrats stormed out of.

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Pennsylvania’s House Majority Leader has no intention of Resigning

By at January 27, 2011 | 4:48 pm | 1 Comments

Pennsylvania’s House Majority Leader has no intention of Resigning

The head of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Committee blasted Republican House Majority Leader Mike Turzai after a complete meltdown during a Rules Committee Meeting, in which some members were shouting and swearing. Jim Burn requested that Turzai step down for being an ineffective leader.

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