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  • Land of the midnight pay raise wins awards for government transparency

     
    Pennsylvania government always will be known to me as the land of the midnight pay raise, when our coward state legislators voted to enrich themselves and other political bigshots while us working stiffs were sleeping several years ago. Others have......
  • Monroe County Lawmaker Says He'll Foot The Bill For Lawsuit Challenging PA School Funding Formula.

     
    You Can Say A Lot Of Things ... ... about state Rep. Mario Scavello, but the one thing you can't say is that the Pocono-area Republican has a problem saying what's on his mind. This morning, Scavello, R-Monroe, put his......
  • Costa Plans Redistricting Appeal.

     
    Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa ... ... said this morning that Senate Democrats plan to appeal a new map of state House and Senate districts that moved a Democratic Senate seat from western Pennsylvania to the Poconos. "We have concerns......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's pretty safe to say that this week has been a pretty jam-packed one here in The Seat of Power. So much so, in fact, that it's one of those Thursdays that feels for all......
  • Hearings On New House and Senate Map Wrap Up.

     
    HARRISBURG _ The chairman of Monroe County’s board of commissioners urged a legislative panel on Monday to honor the region’s decades-old wish for its own state Senate seat. “My citizens can no longer afford to pay school property...
  • State Senate Repubs Release Their Legislative Map.

     
    The Next Meeting ... ... of the Legislative Reapportionment Commission isn't until next Monday, but Senate Republicans have released their proposed final map. The statement came from Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi's office shortly before 8 p.m. Full...
  • Northampton, Carbon County Pols Make Last Plea To Mapmakers.

     
    Local Leaders From ... ... Northampton and Carbon County went before the Legislative Reapportionment Commission this afternoon, where they begged mapmakers not to carve off huge chunks of their territory in the once-a-decade redrawing of 203 House and...
  • Reapportionment Commission Could Approve Preliminary Map Monday.

     
    The five-member panel that’s spent months redrawing the boundaries of Pennsylvania’s 203 House and 50 state Senate seats is expected to vote on a preliminary map during a session on Monday. Of particular note for residents of the Lehigh...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: The Redistricting Fallout Continues.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. There were a lot of people in this building who found themselves becoming amateur cartographers yesterday as they tried to make sense out of the preliminary map adopted by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission....
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Redistricting Panel To Vote Today?

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Quite a weekend, wasn't it? We hope you came through the #Snowtober blizzard safe and sound and with only minimal (or no) damage to life, limb and property. If you spent the weekend without power......
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: House Panel To Take Up Corbett Impact Fee.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With debate over an impact fee for Marcellus shale drillers apparently on hold in the Senate for a couple of weeks, the House Finance Committee will kick-start affairs on its side of the building by taking up an...
  • Latest disciplinary actions by Pennsylvania licensing boards

     
    Here are the latest disciplinary actions taken by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you can find all of.......