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  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-...
  • Live-Blog: The last day of the 2011-12 legislative session.

     
    Today is the final day of the 2011-12 legislative session. State lawmakers are expected to work through the night today to try to wrap up any unfinished business before they depart for an Election Season break With the cancellation of......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a month before Christmas and things are starting to get festive here in the seat of power. The official Capitol Christmas Tree arrived yesterday and workers immediately set to gussying it up with tinsel......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett Aide Who Edited Faith-Based Pub. Resigns.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running a little behind this morning, so we're going to dispense with the formalities and instead will dive right into a quick countdown of the Top 5 stories making news this 18th day of......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett Delivers Second Budget Address Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's Budget Day here in the Capitol. And while the specifics of Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed spending plan for 2012-13 are embargoed until after he delivers his speech at 11:30 a.m., we can tell you......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Joys Of Higher Education.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. So remember how, a couple of weeks back, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jake Corman said he wasn't going to hold budget hearings on the four state-related universities? He'd already held hearings last...
  • DPW Boss: Federal Healthcare Law Bad For Pa.

     
    In Case There Was Any Confusion ... ... on the Corbett administration's official position on the federal healthcare law, some comments today by state Public Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander should put those to rest. At an appearance in Lancaster with........
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Corbett cuts would axe "last resort" program for the poor.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a political truism that elections have consequences: Not all voters always end up getting the government they want, but they almost always end up getting the government that the handful of voters who actually........
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Snow Delay Round Up Edition.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're coming to you from the ice-encrusted confines of Casa de Capitol Ideas, where, like the rest of Pennsylvania, the driveway is an uninterrupted sheet of ice and we saw the neighbors skating to work.......
  • New DPW Boss Stresses Reforms, Welfare-to-Work To House Panel.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett's Pick ... ... to run the Department of Public Welfare told a state House panel Wednesday that he’s committed to ferreting out waste, fraud and abuse at the agency, which is one of the three biggest expenses......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: GOP Splits on Budget Surplus.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. So remember that $500 million surplus the state racked up in April? Well, this will shock you, but the Corbett administration and Republicans in the state House and Senate are split over whether to use......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: House Advances Abortion Clinic Bill.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Controversial legislation that would impose strict operating and inspection regulations on abortion clinics is on its way to the state Senate. The state House voted 148-43 yesterday after two days' worth of some of...