Robert J Mellow

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania:

STATE TAXPAYERS AREN'T GETTING MONEY'S WORTH, Dec. 10

When an employee of a company fails to perform his or her duties in the way necessary, misses timetables for work completion or hinders production by failing to cooperate with other employees, that worker faces disciplinary action or the prospect of being fired.

That is as it should be.

Now take note of what happened Dec. 1 in Harrisburg, where state lawmakers got a raise despite their ongoing lackluster legislative performance, their inability to complete all of their annual budget work on time and their frequent unwillingness to compromise with House members and...

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