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  • Rendell: Drillers Have Hurt Their Own Public Image With Tax Opposition.

     
    Pennsylvania's Former Governor ... ... was in Philadelphia yesterday for this week's big Marcellus Shale conference. And while there, he probably guaranteed that he won't get invited to next year's super-bitchin' Range Resources Super Bowl Party -- if...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Corbett Says Vouchers Proposal Is Coming Soon.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett says his long-awaited school reform package, which includes vouchers, charter school improvements and economic furloughs for teachers will be released soon. Some are expecting the Republican, who revved his legislative engines with a...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Vouchers Debate Begins Anew This Week.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Hope you're enjoying the long bank holiday weekend. State offices are closed for the Spanish Imperialist Smallpox Infested Blanket ... erm, sorry ... Columbus Day holiday, so the posting schedule today might be a...
  • More on Bob Casey's GOP rivals

     
    The race to take on Democrat incumbent Bob Casey hit its stride this week with two Republican businessmen from opposite ends of the state making their runs official within 24 hours of each other. Tim Burns, 43, of Washington County......
  • Chuck Bednarik statue to be unveiled at Franklin Field on Nov. 19

     
    The University of Pennsylvania sent out a release on Thursday officially saying that the much-anticipated statue at Franklin Field to honor Chuck Bednarik will be unveiled prior to the Cornell-Penn game on Nov. 19. Of course, there is no better location...
  • Way, Way More On Vouchers Than You Need To Know Today.

     
    But Since This Story ... ... was gonna run in The Big Paper, but just got killed, here it is anyway: HARRISBURG _ With just days remaining to them, Gov. Tom Corbett and Republicans who control the state House are......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Our Rick's Very Big Night.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. OK. We admit it. We didn't see this one coming. When we left the office last night, we figured that all Rick Santorum had to do was not get totally blown out in Iowa in......
  • Is Pennsylvania's Economic Cup Half Full Or Half Empty?

     
    Attendees at this afternoon's inaugural session of the new Independent Fiscal Office got a one-word answer to that question this afternoon: "Yes," quipped Tom Jackson, an economist with Global Insight, the world-controlling firm that's been providing...
  • Senate Dems Mark One-Year Anniversary Of End of adultBasic.

     
    A Group Of State Senate Democrats ... ... gathered to mark the year anniversary of the end of the state's adultBasic health insurance program, which offered subsidized coverage for about 40,000 low-income Pennsylvanians. During an event at the Capitol...
  • Delaware Co. man nominated to Pa. Game Commmission board

     
    Brian H. Hoover of Glenolden, Delaware County, has been nominated to represent District 8 as member of the board of commissioners for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Distrcit 8 includes the Lehigh Valley. If confirmed by the state senate, Hoover will...
  • Arnold Palmer receives honorary doctorate from Allegheny College

     
    For a guy who left college a semester short of his degree, Arnold Palmer has acquired a rather nice collection of awards and letters. Allegheny College on became the eighth institution to present Palmer with an honorary doctorate, bestowing the honor upon...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Tom Corbett's Polling Glass Ceiling.

     
    Nearly 18 months into his first term, Gov. Tom Corbett has hit the political equivalent of a glass ceiling: He’s yet to crack the all-important 50 percent mark in his approval ratings among state voters. And with legislative Republicans set......