Electric City Electrified by Investment Returns

PA Watercooler - Tue, 2015-07-21 23:19
Wall Street Journal An effort to turn this city into a rival of Hollywood isn’t turning out quite as planned. A decade ago, Lackawanna County’s governing commission invested $500,000 to help the actor Paul Sorvino produce and direct a movie called “The Trouble With Cali” in Scranton, the county seat. The idea was to promote […]
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How Soon Will GOP Abandon “Majority of the Majority” Tactic in PA Budget Standoff?

Keystone Politics - Sun, 2015-07-19 10:03
Marc Levy has the most important read of the PA budget season, on the Republicans’ “majority of the majority” tactic that’s preventing a budget from getting passed. Simply...
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Voluntary Environmental Standards Don’t Work

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2015-07-17 08:02
Officially, natural gas drillers are already complying with the EPA’s plan banning frack water from being sent to municipal water treatment plants, which aren’t equipped to clean those...
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Scarnati Knows a Severance Tax Would Pass If Brought Up for a Vote

Keystone Politics - Tue, 2015-07-14 11:47
Scarnati said he opposes a severance tax. But he declined to rule it out. There’s “some level of support” in all four caucuses of both parties in House and Senate for a severance tax, he said....
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Republican End-Run Around DEP Drilling Regs Probably Doomed

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2015-07-06 14:18
Despite Tom Wolf’s veto the first time around, legislative Republicans are vowing to try once again to use the Fiscal Code to carve conventional oil and gas drillers out of the official process...
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Late budget

PA Watercooler - Fri, 2015-07-03 16:27
Hey, Republican legislature…
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Wolf Vetoes Republicans’ End-Run Around DEP Drilling Regulations

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2015-07-03 12:26
Along with the Republican proposals for alcohol reform and pensions, Tom Wolf also vetoed the Republicans’ plan to use the Fiscal Code to carve conventional oil and gas drilling out of...
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Why Can’t All Wawa’s Sell Beer?

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2015-07-02 08:40
One Wawa in Pennsylvania will soon sell beer, in Chadd’s Ford. Acme, Whole Foods and Wegmans already have approval to sell beer in the area. A decision is expected on July 21. Wawa...
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Republicans Not Backing Off on Undoing Environmental Policy Through the Fiscal Code

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2015-07-01 07:57
Despite Tom Wolf’s veto, House and Senate Republicans aren’t backing off trying to undo the Department of Environmental Protection’s drilling regulations by amending the fiscal code...
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Republicans Using Fiscal Code to Undermine DEP’s Authority to Regulate Oil and Gas Drilling

Keystone Politics - Tue, 2015-06-30 10:32
Late Sunday night, Republicans adopted an amendment to the Fiscal Code that would halt DEP’s process for regulating oil and gas. The amendment hadn’t been proposed or debated previously...
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