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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) " 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 ...

Posted on 12 December 2017 Keep Reading...

State Rep. Haggerty Missses 21st Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) " 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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Harassment Rooted in Inequality

With the floodgates open on accusations of sexual harassment (and worse) following the bombshell report that surfaced in October about Harvey Weinstein and the subsequent tidal wave of cases that have spotlighted purported male lechery and illegitimate and illegal workplace conduct, it appears that ...

Posted on 11 December 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

ONLINE NEWS
December 11, 2017

Help Us End
Dismemberment Abortions!!!

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director
Gallagher@paprolife.org

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is expected to vote this week on ...

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Bill of Rights: Fact or Fiction?

The case of Second Lt Spenser Rapone, West Point graduate and US Army officer, has raised to the forefront a number of issues relative to our military, our Bill of Rights, and our common defense.

Lt. Rapone is the West Point graduate who displayed, while in ...

Posted on 7 December 2017 Keep Reading...

On Jerusalem: No Wrong Time to do Right Thing

President Trump did a truly provocative thing Wednesday: He declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel.

Now let me remind you of two things: Congress first recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital in 1995 with the Jerusalem Recognition Act, a bill so ...

Posted on 7 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Convicted Politico Gets State Pension Back

HARRISBURG " Years after he went to federal prison for corruption, the longtime Democratic leader of the state Senate will get his $245,000 annual pension back, a state board has narrowly decided.

It’s the only time in at least 11 years that the board of ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Turnpike Tolls Going Up

Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls are scheduled to go up 6 percent early next month in what will mark the 10th consecutive year of rate increases along the nation's oldest superhighway.

When the next round of toll hikes take effect Jan. 7, the commission said the most ...

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Rendell Endorses Fetterman for Lt. Governor

A notable Philadelphia politician is throwing his support behind one of the many challengers to Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack.

Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Philadelphia Mayor Ed Rendell said Monday he believes John Fetterman is the best choice for the job ...

Posted on 6 December 2017 Keep Reading...

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