Politics

The Daily Salvo for June 16, 2014 - "Hamburglar"

The Daily Salvo - Mon, 2014-06-16 17:26
The Daily Salvo for June 16, 2014 - "Hamburglar"
This story of a real-life 'Hamburglar' is a reminder that there is no free lunch. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 38 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

PA is the Only State Where Local Police Can’t Use Radar to Catch Speeders

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-06-16 10:18
Remember how it was going to be a big deal that Philadelphia Councilman Jim Kenney’s bill would turn marijuana possession into a minor ticketable offense? It was a big deal because that would...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

#PAGov: Why Tom Wolf is About to Break PA’s “8-Year Rule”

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-06-13 15:29
A recent editorial by Franklin & Marshall College faculty members Terry Madonna and Michael Young argued Tom Wolf’s “real” opponent in the upcoming general election is Pennsylvania’s infamous “8...
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Manufacturers’ Survey Shows Corbett’s Wrong About Unemployed People All Being Drug-Addled Hippies

Keystone Politics - Fri, 2014-06-13 10:06
Remember this? Corbett was always wrong about failed drug tests being a major cause of unemployment, but the right-wing Pennsylvania Manufacturers Assn. is committed to bailing out their boy, so they...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Shrinking the Legislature: Boon for PA Progressives?

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:46
It’s not a new narrative. Pennsylvania’s State Legislature is big, expensive, and inefficient. With 203 Representatives and 50 Senators, Pennsylvania’s 253-member legislature is among the largest in...
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The Daily Salvo for June 12, 2014 - "Who Do You Trust?"

The Daily Salvo - Thu, 2014-06-12 14:25
The Daily Salvo for June 12, 2014 - "Who Do You Trust?"
When it's time to sell your house, you need an agent with the gentle touch of Main Street, not the hard edge of Wall Street. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

Nobody Knows Who Jim Burn Is. Pick Katie McGinty for PA Democratic Chair.

Keystone Politics - Thu, 2014-06-12 09:25
(Who dat?) Katie McGinty is challenging current PA Democratic Party Chair Jim Burn, with freshly-nominated Tom Wolf’s encouragement, and we’re all for it. That’s no slight to Burn,...
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What Does the RGA Think Non-Politician Tom Wolf’s ‘Failed Record’ Is?

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-06-11 10:38
Don’t pay attention to this illegal donation, because Tom Wolf: RGA spokesman Jon Thompson tried to blame notice of the mistake on Democrats in Pennsylvania. “The RGA has transferred the...
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What Progressives Should Learn From Dave Brat’s Inspiring Defeat of Eric Cantor

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-06-11 08:26
(Cross-posted from Primary Colors) Getting past the gleeful schadenfreude we’re all enjoying this morning, the big takeaway from no-name economics professor Dave Brat’s defeat of House...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics