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U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations

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  • A Pennsylvania Society Geography Lesson.

     
    The annual Pennsylvania Society weekend is about many things. And nearly all of them involve some variation on glad-handing, networking, celebrating and socializing. Also food and alcohol — lots of food and alcohol, paid for out of campaign money,...
  • The Top Five Political Stories of 2011: No. 5 Transportation Funding.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. From the inauguration of Gov. Tom Corbett in January to the Sandusky scandal at Penn State in November, the past year saw no shortage of headlines. Between now and Saturday, we'll be counting down the......
  • Amid cost concerns, lawmakers delay vote on universal healthcare

     
    Single-payer healthcare: A proposal to have the state provide healthcare coverage to all Californians hit another snag Tuesday in a legislative committee amid concerns about its cost....
  • 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......
  • PA Chamber Raises Red Flags On UC Extension Bill.

     
    Legislation that would offer 13 more weeks of unemployment benefits to 17,000 Pennsylvanians has run into objections from business leaders who say more cash for the jobless has to be tied to fixes to the system. Lawmakers have until Feb.......
  • 'Medicare for all' bill advances in state Senate

     
    Legislation setting the framework for a universal healthcare system in California was approved by a committee Thursday and sent to the Senate floor, but even some Democratic supporters have voiced skepticism that such a system will be available anytime...
  • In PLCB Budget Hearing: Privatization Gets Short Shrift Over Modernization.

     
    While the Republican-controlled state House tries to cobble together the votes to pass legislation privatizing Pennsylvania’s state-owned liquor stores, two top Republicans in the state Senate said Thursday that they’re focused on making the...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: With Transportation Funding, Baby Steps Rule.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. This story ran in The Grown-Up Paper this morning. But since we realize that some of you don't subscribe to The Morning Call (and, really, why is that?), we're running it here for your reading......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Used Cars, Available Cheap.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Are you in the market for a new vehicle? Maybe you're looking for that first car for the new teen driver in the family? Looking for a gently used sedan that was only driven by......
  • Revenue Sect'y Meuser sidesteps on closing tax loopholes.

     
    A combination of overpayments in estimated taxes, the rollback of the Capital Stock and Franchise tax and the state's decision to fully embrace so-called "bonus depreciation" contributed to the roughly $288 million hole in corporate tax collections this...
  • Penn State Prez Says In "Hindsight," School Should Have Moved Quicker On Sandusky Scandal.

     
    In “hindsight” top officials at the Pennsylvania State University should have been more aware of the activities of former football coach Jerry Sandusky and moved more proactively to stop them, university President Rodney Erickson told a...
  • 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...