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Patricia H Vance

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  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here we are, starting one of the last working days before the Christmas interval. Hopefully you have all your shopping finished and you've laid in a sufficient supply of Curiously Strong Adult Beverages so......
  • 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...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Judicial Salaries Increase. Did Yours?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. More astute readers may recall that, in a report released late last month, officials Gavel in the statewide judiciary complained warned that a flat-funded 2011-12 budget would leave a $47 million deficit that could...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're on swimming lesson and violin duty with Little Miss Capitol Ideas this morning, so we're going to dispense with the usual tired-out tropes and just dive right into the regular mix of gossip and......
  • Stricter Abortion Rules Up For Possible Senate Vote Today.

     
    The state Senate could vote as soon as today on legislation that would increase state oversight of abortion clinics, but that critics say is really just a proxy battle over a woman’s right to the procedure. The majority-Republican chamber could........
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett School Reform Plan Released Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett travels to the Lincoln Charter School in scenic York, Pa., this morning for a 10 a.m. newser to announce his long-awaited school reform plan. We're on the road this morning for the......
  • 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...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: House To Debate Abortion Clinic Bill?

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state House could renew debate today on a Senate bill requiring abortion providers to adhere to the same licensing and code requirements as outpatient surgery clinics. Please note that we've put the word "could".....
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Have You Met Our Friend Jerry Mander?

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. The state Senate wrapped up its calendar for the year last night by approving a map of the 18 Congressional districts Pennsylvania will have in 2012. The narrow 26-24 vote saw four Republicans: Mike Brubaker......
  • Prison Guards' Raise Bill Heads To The Full Senate.

     
    So What If You Were A Boss ... ... and you made less than the people working under you? That's the situation that management-level state corrections officers have found themselves in for the last couple of years. And a bill......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: It's Redistricting Groundhog Day.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's strangely appropriate that Pennsylvania's luminaries are gathered in Gobbler's Knob this morning, there to receive the wisdom of a quite possibly mangy rodent who will, in ways that remain mysterious to us,...
  • Abortion Bill Stirs Up Tempest: Lawmaker would require women to get an ultrasound 24 hours before having an abortion.

     
    Abortion-rights advocates are girding for a spring fight over a bill sponsored by a northwestern Pennsylvania lawmaker that they say is part of a concerted effort here and nationwide to chip away at a woman’s right to the procedure. The......