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Prayer Calendar for Decision America Tour with Franklin Graham in PA September 15

Thousands will come together in Harrisburg from 12 noon - 1pm on Thursday, September 15 for one of the final stops of the Decision America Tour with ...

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Poll: Union Leaders Out of Touch

Rasmussen Poll: Union Leaders Out of Touch, Too Powerful
Just 25% of Current or Former Union Members Say Union Leaders Represent Workers Well

August 11, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Out of touch. Too powerful. Poor representatives. This is how the majority of ...

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A Common Sense Reform

Recent events show that Pennsylvania has had its fair share of problems with a lack of transparency in government, especially in the state Attorney General's office.

Last fall, Attorney General Kathleen Kane came under scrutiny for a controversial contingency-fee ...

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It's 3 A.M. - Who to Call?

During the 2008 presidential campaign, then candidate Hilary Clinton ridiculed Barack Obama's inexperience with the now famous ad asking who you wanted to answer the phone during a crisis at 3AM.

In 2016, FBI Director Comey issued his report of the results of the ...

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Electrical Workers Union Under Federal Investigation

You are probably not alone if you've never heard of IBEW Local 98, or John "Johnny Doc" Dougherty, Jr. However, they are names that are familiar to people who follow state politics closely, or the politics of Philadelphia. As the Philadelphia Inquirer reported in 2014, IBEW Local 98 is ...

Posted on 10 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Study Shows Paid Leave Will Cost Thousands of Jobs

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT: Suzanne Collins Stoltenberg, NFIB/PA Communications Director 717-232-8582 suzanne.stoltenberg@nfib.org

State Study of Paid Leave Must Consider Impact on Small Business and Jobs
NFIB research this year shows thousands of job losses ...

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Quinnipiac: Clinton Surging in PA

August 9, 2016 - Clinton Tied In Florida, Up In Ohio, Surging In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll Finds


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FLORIDA: Clinton 46 - Trump 45
OHIO: Clinton 49 - Trump 45
PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton 52 - Trump 42

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Municipalities' Share of RAD Tax Revenue

(August 10, 2016)--In 1994 Allegheny County imposed a one percent local sales tax allowed under 1993's Act 77, the legislation creating the Allegheny Regional Asset District. Act 77 mandates that 25 percent of the revenue collected be distributed to the County and 25 percent to its municipalities ...

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Trump is Running Out of Daylight

Is bipolar disorder a requirement for covering an American Presidential campaign? Possibly. It seems that every gyration in the polls results in a mania of stories hyperventilating about the end of this candidate or that candidate. Over the past week, Donald Trump's has been all but counted out ...

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PA Pension Crisis: Now is Time for Action

The state of Pennsylvania, as well as many other states, faces a pension crisis. The state has not set aside enough money each year to pay the pensions it is legally obligated to pay state workers and public school employees. Because of its failure to fully fund its pension system, credit rating ...

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