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  • Corbett To Critics "Where Would You Have Me Take" Money To Restore Higher Ed Cuts?

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett threw down the gauntlet this morning to critics of his proposed cuts to higher education spending, challenging them to find the money to restore the millions of dollars in reductions planned for the state’s public universities and.....
  • The Sunday Brunch: When Political Reality Trips Up Budget Rhetoric.

     
    Want the big take-away from the three weeks' worth of state Senate budget hearings that concluded this past Thursday? It's this: Bumper-sticker rhetoric about fiscal austerity and making the tough choices sounds good on paper — until state lawmakers...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate GOP To Unveil Its Budget Counter-Offer Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Majority Senate Republicans will unveil a $27,65 billion budget plan this morning that restores $245 million in spending on higher education and cuts $165 million in unspecified spending from the Corbett...
  • $27.6 Billon Budget On Its Way To The Senate Floor.

     
    The Republican-controlled state Senate has thrown down its marker in this year’s budget debate, as a critical committee gave its unanimous approval to a $27.6 billion budget plan that restores the Corbett administration’s deep cuts to higher...
  • GOP Senate sends its budget to the state House.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett weighed in Wednesday on the $27.6 billion budget backed by fellow Republicans in the state Senate, warning that even though the state has some extra money in its pocket, it’s still going to finish the fiscal year......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Lawmakers Return To Official Start Of Budget Season.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. When they return to work this afternoon, state lawmakers will begin the final push to approve a new state budget for the fiscal year that starts on July 1. Some parameters of the debate are......
  • Fact Checking The Citizens' Alliance Ads On Sens. Vance and Yaw.

     
    The Conservative Group ... ... Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania is out with TV spots hitting state Sens. Patricia Vance, R-Cumberland, and Gene Yaw, R-Lycoming, for being insufficiently Republican for their liking. The spots, airing primarily on...
  • Drivers Would Pay More Under Transportation Bill.

     
    Pennsylvanians would be asked to pay more at the pump and for their drivers’ licenses and to register their cars -- but they would have to do that less often -- under transportation funding legislation a senior Republican in the......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Harrisburg Takeover Bill Heads For Corbett's Desk.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Whether they like it or not, residents of the city of Harrisburg are the stroke of the pen away from having more in common with the citizens of Washington D.C. than they ever thought. The......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Corbett To Sign Texting Ban Today.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett travels to a shopping center in suburban Harrisburg this morning, there to sign legislation banning text-messaging by drivers. But if the Republican thought he was getting on the front page for that well-orchestrated piece of PR, he can...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Incidents And Accidents. Hints And Allegations.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After a lengthy absence, a cherished Capitol Ideas feature returns this morning. Yes, that's right, we're talking about the Name That Post Title competition so beloved by readers a year or two back. We offer......
  • Pennsylvania Republicans, meet Marc Scaringi

     
    At the state Republicans' winter committee dinner last Friday, nearly everyone who spoke made declarations about unseating U.S. Sen. Bob Casey in 2012, but there was very little mention of what serious contenders were willing to make the bid. That......