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'Ghost' Teacher Ban Passes Senate Committee

'Ghost Teacher' Ban Passes Senate Committee
Nearly 25% of Pa. School Districts Authorize Ghost Teachers

March 29, 2017, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Today, the Senate Education Committee passed SB 494 banning "ghost teachers" who drain resources from public ...

Posted on 29 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor to Address NFIB Dinner

Chancellor Frank Brogan and Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor to Address Small Businesses
in Harrisburg at NFIB Dinner
In town for Small Business Day at the Capitol to lobby their lawmakers

Dozens of Pennsylvania small-business owners arrive in Harrisburg ...

Posted on 29 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Political Center is Almost Dead

Last month, while interviewing former senator Jim Webb, "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd labeled Webb "a rare and dying breed. A centrist and a moderate." Todd also suggested that "The center's been hollowed out."

Intense emotions are ...

Posted on 29 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Dems Still Own Obamacare

Listening to the left try to convince themselves and America that Democratic boondoggles are Republican problems is always funny. A perfect example is their reaction to cancelling a vote on a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Following Republican pullback of ...

Posted on 29 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Video Gambling Effort Resurfaces

On Monday, a bipartisan group from House and Senate unveiled the latest proposal, calling for legalizing video-gaming terminals, allowing patrons of bars, clubs and even truck stops to play slots or poker.

The Pennsylvania State Police estimate that 15,000 or more ...

Posted on 28 March 2017 Keep Reading...

DiSanto Takes Aim at Costly Regulations

Harrisburg — State Senator John DiSanto (R-15) has introduced legislation, Senate Bill 561, to prohibit costly government regulations from being imposed without approval by the General Assembly and Governor.

Under the measure, no regulation with an economic ...

Posted on 28 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Dems and GOP v. Conservatives

There is little in modern liberalism to match the rich intellectual tradition of classical conservatism.

America's founding documents are conservatives' cornerstones, but modern conservative thought is also grounded in ancient teachings of Confucius (551-479 BC) ...

Posted on 27 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Neil Gorsuch on Life, Liberty, and Natural Law

Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at National Catholic Register.

In a stunning moment in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, Senator Dianne Feinstein, a staunch supporter of so-called "abortion rights," took ...

Posted on 24 March 2017 Keep Reading...

Scrap Ryancare

(This article first appeared at PennLIVE.com)

As Republicans brace themselves for an expected vote this Thursday on U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan's Obamacare replacement bill, they're failing President Donald Trump and the millions of Americans who voted for real ...

Posted on 23 March 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Must Restore Right to Work

Pennsylvania Must Restore Right to Work
to Guarantee Family-Sustaining Jobs That Pay

HARRISBURG – State lawmakers, leaders from organizations across the Commonwealth and other individuals dedicated to making Pennsylvania America's next right-to-work ...

Posted on 23 March 2017 Keep Reading...

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