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PA Must Fix Casino Problem

Article VIII, Section 1, of the the Pennsylvania Constitution is clear:

"All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general ...

Posted on 1 December 2016 Keep Reading...

Jill Stein Seeks PA Presidential Recount

In the voter-initiated recount effort in Pennsylvania, the Green Party's Jill Stein said in a tweet that voters have filed recount petitions in 100 out of over 9,100 precincts.

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Posted on 30 November 2016 Keep Reading...

PA House Seat Hinges on 18 Votes

The Democratic challenger who is 18 votes ahead of the Republican incumbent in the race for a state House seat in Chester County has a court date Thursday to press her case that 15 provisional ballots thrown out by county officials last week should count.

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Posted on 30 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Right-to-Know Compliance Spotty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Government offices across Pennsylvania didn't apply the state's Right-to-Know Law uniformly and sometimes scrubbed critical details from records requests, according to a survey conducted by more than 100 employees of 21 newspapers.

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Posted on 30 November 2016 Keep Reading...

What Will Revised Casino Host Fee Look Like?

(November 30, 2016)--Summary: The State Supreme Court struck down part of Pennsylvania's 2004 slot machine law that outlined required payments to be made by casinos to their host counties and municipalities. The decision was stayed for 120 days, which means the General Assembly has until late ...

Posted on 30 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Wagner: No Rubber Stamp for Waste

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http://www.ydr.com/story/opinion/2016/11/30/wagner-not-rubber-stamp-waste-column/94657646/

I am writing in response to Carl Huber's letter to the editor ("Scott Wagner playing Scrooge this holiday," Nov. 28).

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Posted on 30 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Death by Fidel

Editor's note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.

Fidel Castro is dead. To say those words is so strange. I've never known a moment when he wasn't alive.

Castro came to power seven years before I was born, and ...

Posted on 28 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Your Pain is His Gain

The epic budget battle that began two years ago with the inauguration of Governor Tom Wolf resulted in school children and nonprofits being held hostage for over nine months as legislators battled the massive tax and spending increases advocated by the new chief executive. State employees, ...

Posted on 28 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Beware of 'False Goods'

In one of his final public appearances before about 50,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of Christ's temptation in the wilderness, saying, "The tempter is subtle: he does not push us directly toward evil, but to a false good."

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Posted on 28 November 2016 Keep Reading...

Dealing with Illogical Government

Shortly after November 8 election results came in, I was scheduled to give a lecture to a group of Certified Public Accountants.

By way of full disclosure, I was also a candidate for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on the same ballot as Donald Trump. ...

Posted on 21 November 2016 Keep Reading...

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