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  • Pa. senator sues over NCAA use of Penn State fine

    Pa. senator sues over NCAA use of Penn State fine
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator sued the NCAA on Friday over its use of the $60 million fine that Penn State is paying for its handling of the child molestation scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky,...
  • Unwanted pets deserve, at the very least, death with dignity

    Animals dying in gas chambers doesn't conjure up a pleasant image, but it happens at shelters every day. When the inevitable time comes, most owned pets are euthanized by injection. The word euthanasia comes from the Greek, literally meaning a "good...
  • 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: It's Super Tuesday.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning Fellow Seekers. It's Super Tuesday! It's that magical day where voters in states where you don't live will head to the polls to determine the fate of the Western World. Or, at minimum, prolong the agony that......
  • Senate Passes Voter ID BIll.

     
    Legislation that would require state residents to show photo identification every time they vote has moved a step closer to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk. The majority-Republican state Senate voted 26-23, largely along party lines, after hours of grueling...
  • 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...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Senate Advances Shale Fee Bill.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A key state Senate panel has advanced a proposed impact fee on Marcellus shale natural gas drillers, putting it in position for a vote later today, the Post-Gazette reports this morning. The changes to the......
  • Senate Panel Approves Modified Small Games Bill.

     
    A State Senate Oversight Committee ... ... has approved a modified version of a state House bill that would boost the payouts in small games of chances offered by volunteer fire companies, VFWs and other charitable organizations. The Senate Community,.......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Cumberland Co. DA Dave Freed To Announce For Attorney General Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Cumberland County District Attorney Dave Freed will announce his candidacy for the GOP nomination for Attorney General during a 12 p.m. event at the old county courthouse on Court House Square in Carlisle. Click the.....