Politics

Tom Wolf’s Agenda is Popular

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2015-01-19 21:06
Hopefully the Fresh Start PAC will stick around to remind southeast Republican lawmakers’ constituents about this, since so many of them ran as liberals on this stuff: Voters are generally...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

No Yuengling for Wolf (Updated)

PA Watercooler - Sun, 2015-01-18 17:32
It was good enough for Obama… Rep. Vereb’s response (Daily Caller): “Yuengling employs Pennsylvanians. It’s America’s oldest brewery. It’s the economic driver in Pottsville, not to mention that whole region,” Vereb continued. “He takes care of his employees. He’s not unionized, and frankly, neither is Tom Wolf’s cabinet company.” — Update from Brad Bumsted (1-19-05): […]
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Poll: Who Are You Currently Supporting in #PHL2015?

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2015-01-16 16:54
Time to weigh in.
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Tom Wolf’s DCNR Pick Matters a Lot After Commonwealth Court Decision

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2015-01-08 14:02
Wolf can’t unilaterally stop drilling on state lands now. Not the end of the world, but this is now one important litmus test for Wolf appointees to DCNR.
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

The Littlest Leadership Crisis Befells Pretend Government

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2015-01-07 12:46
The top two officials of a 1300-person borough passed away within two weeks of one another, and now the borough is now in the throes of the cutest littlest leadership crisis you ever did see. 1300...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Existing Jobs Vs. Different Jobs

Keystone Politics - Tue, 2015-01-06 11:36
Via WESA, Pew says Pennsylvania is a leader in clean energy: The commonwealth ranked fourth in energy- and environment-related employment in 2011 with 136,000 jobs. “That’s a pretty impressive...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Altucher interviews Dick Yuengling

PA Watercooler - Mon, 2015-01-05 22:39
FYI, Dick Yuengling was featured on James Altucher’s podcast. The James Altucher Show, Ep 79. I’ve been reading Altucher’s stuff since he was writing financial columns, and am liking the podcast.  Neurotic, but thoughtful. I’ve also done my part to help make Dick Yuengling a theoretical billionaire. (The brewery tour is a great day trip.)
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

#PHL2015: What is the Nature of Michael Nutter’s Unpopularity?

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2015-01-05 13:27
The most straightforward explanation for Michael Nutter’s unpopularity is that by the last year of a second term, pretty much every incumbent Mayor is unpopular, especially if...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics