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Monroe County (Pennsylvania)

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  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania's 2011 preliminary bear harvest by WMU and county

     
    According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the preliminary bear harvests by Wildlife Management Unit (with 2010 figures in parentheses) were: WMU 1A, 13 (11); WMU 1B, 60 (42); WMU 2A, 2 (1); WMU 2B, 1 (0): WMU 2C, 223 (307); WMU 2D, 150 (145); WMU 2E,...
  • Allentown, Monroe Gain In Legislative Remap.

     
    Allentown gets a new state House seat, drawn to reflect the city's growing Hispanic population, and Monroe County picked up new Senate and House seats under a reshaping of Pennsylvania's legislative topography adopted Monday. Besides center city,...
  • 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......
  • Report: Poconos Charter School Violated State Law.

     
    Here's One We Missed ... ... it's a bit of yeoman's work from our Mothership colleague Steve Esack: "A Monroe County charter school has violated the state charter school law by having "improper entanglements" with a church run by the......
  • Business at Stroudsburg's Sherman Theater going flat

     
    Most music venues are afraid of business going flat. But Stroudsburg’s Sherman Theater has worked to make that happen. As a historic performance hall, the Sherman has a pitched concrete floor that makes good viewing for concerts and movies, but........
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Questions Loom On Gas Drilling Oversight.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As state lawmakers return to work this morning to, one presumes, try to get a deal on an impact fee for natural gas drillers, now seems as good a time as any to pass along......
  • Supreme Court Hearing Redistricting Argument From LV Residents.

     
    The new lines for Pennsylvania’s 203 state House seats and 50 Senate districts are unconstitutional and need to be redrawn -- again. That’s the argument that lawyers for several Pennsylvania voters and a top state lawmaker made to the state......
  • Supreme Court Mum On Fate of Primary In New #Redistricting Decision.

     
    The fate of hundreds of political candidates was thrown into doubt Friday as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision on the new map of the state’s legislative districts. In an 87-page decision, the high court told...
  • No Constant But Change: No Decision On #Redistricting Appeal; Primary Still Set For April 24 -- Until It Isn't.

     
    Right now, the only thing that’s certain about the once-a-decade redrawing of Pennsylvania’s 203 House and 50 state Senate seats is its uncertainty. As of Thursday, the state’s primary election date was still April 24. And, for now,...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The Thursday Five.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After two or three days of positively frenetic activity here in the Seat of Power, we're taking this morning to take a breath, look around and perhaps exhale a bit on a snowy Thursday morning.......
  • 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......