RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Allyson Schwartz

A collection of news and information related to Allyson Schwartz published by this site and its partners.

Top Allyson Schwartz Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: The Tuesday Five.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Good news: It looks like the heat wave has finally broken and we're back to the usual scorching temperatures that are customary in the hottest months of summer. Bad news; The political insanity wave has......
  • Some Distaff Dissatisfaction Also In New Quinny Poll.

     
    'Ere We Go For The Night ... ... here's a final piece give-corbett-a-lift-in-new-quinnipiac-poll.html">of today's Quinnipiac University Gov poll that deserves some mention as well. Fifty-one percent of all Pennsylvania voters think there should be more...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: New Shale Bill Is Intrusive, Locals Say.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. And right on time, the reaction to the Marcellus shale impact fee kicked out of the House Finance Committee earlier this week is starting to filter in. Local officials are particularly honked off at language......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Redistricting, Redux.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House enters its final two days of voting sessions for the year today with essentially two tasks before it: To possibly pass a capital budget bill and to rustle up the votes to......
  • The Top 5 Political Stories Of 2011: No. 4 Maps and Legends.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Our countdown of the year's top political stories continues this morning with a geography lesson. Or, more specifically, a lesson about the inherently political nature of mapmaking in Pennsylvania. To quickly...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Put The Aspirin Where??

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In what must surely be an object lesson in the importance of carefully picking your friends, we give you the tale of one Foster Friess, the deep-pocketed donor who's been bankrolling Our Rick's surprisingly enduring......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Conservatives Are Coming.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The GOP presidential campaign officially arrives in Pennsylvania this weekend along with the attendant media circus, courtesy of the annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. In case you don't know what this is, the...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: Charles Snelling, RIP.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you've spent any time moving through Pennsylvania's political circles, particularly Republican ones in the Lehigh Valley, then there's a pretty good chance you met Charles Snelling more than once. Loud, gregarious...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: At the DNC, PA delegates build the case for Obama.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The kids may be back in class, but here in the seat of power, things are still as quiet as a middle school in deepest August. Lawmakers don't return to session for couple more weeks,......
  • Republicans walk out of budget talks over taxes

    Republicans walk out of budget talks over taxes
    (Reuters) - Republicans walked out of budget talks on Thursday, setting up a showdown between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner over how to extend U.S. borrowing and avoid a looming debt default. Vice President Joe Biden and a handful...
  • Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers

    Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers
    Of late, the hallways of Congress have felt less like a revered 200-year-old political institution and more like the inside of a high school with divided cliques and petty fights. But its not just how lawmakers act that mirrors something out of a CW...
  • House repeals medical device tax that pays for health care reform

    House repeals medical device tax that pays for health care reform
    As part of the Republicans' effort to handicap the Democrats' health care reform law, the House voted Thursday afternoon to repeal a new 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales intended to offset the law's cost. With Pennsylvania a hub for medical device...