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Don't Be Offended, Get Even

If you’re offended by prominent politicians, media personalities, actors and entertainers who emerge from their privileged left-wing cocoons to deliver lectures and speak down to their “inferiors,” you’re not alone.

“Elite” progressives are among the ...

Posted on 14 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Freedom of Speech and Forced Union Payments

Unions have been on the decline since 1954â€"which was their high point in membership as a percentage of the workforce. Today, unions represent a paltry 6.4 % of private sector employees. Their real strength in membership and funding is the public sectorâ€"teachers, police officers, and ...

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House Votes Special Privilege for Major Donors

Commonwealth Partners
Contact: Gina Diorio, 862-703-6670
gina@thecommonwealthpartners.com

Pa. House Votes to Keep Special Privilege for Major Political Donors
Wolf’s Allies Retain Political Perk for Gov’t Unions that Gave Millions to Their Campaigns

HARRISBURG, ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Union Leaders Flex Political Muscle

Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: John Bouder, 570-490-1042, jrb@commonwealthfoundation.org

Union Leaders Flex Political Muscle, Block Good Government Reform
82 Lobbyists Protect Unethical Political Perk for Government Unions

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House Votes to Restrict Abortions

HARRISBURG â€" The state House passed a proposal Tuesday night to shorten the period during which a woman may have a legal abortion, sending the measure to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has said he will veto it.

The proposal would make abortions illegal after 20 weeks ...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

While the Republican Congress remains paralyzed over how to repeal and replace Obamacare, recent activity among two of the healthcare industry’s largest players could signal a new approach to delivering access to affordable healthcare. CVS, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, recently ...

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City Cooperation Key to Fixing PWSA

The roots of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) management and operational miasma are as deep as they are troubling. Which is a very sad commentary on the city’s elected and appointed leaders.

The PWSA’s dubious history has been ...

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Wolf's Re-election Chances

Will Pennsylvania’s Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf win a second term in the rapidly approaching 2018 statewide election? Or will he become another “one term Tom,” losing his bid for a second term, as did his immediate predecessor, Republican Tom Corbett.

Since a constitutional change in ...

Posted on 12 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Ex-Lawmaker Gets House Arrest

PITTSBURGH (AP) â€" A former Pennsylvania lawmaker has been sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for his role in an illegal gambling machine operation.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Marc Gergely was also ordered Monday to spend three years on ...

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State Rep. Haggerty Missses 21st Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) â€" Absences by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has missed every session day since July are raising objections from a fellow House member.

Monday’s absence by Democratic Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Lackawanna County was recorded as ...

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