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Coalition for Civil Justice Reform Launches Web Site


PA Coalition for Civil Justice Reform Launches Website
Online Effort Seeks to Prevent Lawsuit Abuse, Identify Problems in the Legal System and Promote Fairness in the Courts

HARRISBURG, PA â€" The statewide organization working to prevent lawsuit abuse ...

Posted on 8 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Would Reversing Laurel Pipeline Benefit Western PA?

(June 7, 2017)--Summary: A recent request by the owner of the Laurel Pipeline, which brings gasoline and other fuels from east to west across Pennsylvania, to reverse the flow from PA's western edge eastward to Altoona is being considered by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. Proponents ...

Posted on 7 June 2017 Keep Reading...

A Universal Basic Income?

Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg's Commencement speech at Harvard made a big splash. It was a warm-hearted, encouraging, interesting address, enriched by some endearing personal vignettes. It was also politically progressive to the core: It included the obligatory (for progressives) ...

Posted on 7 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Senate Passes Pension Reform

Senate Passes Transformative Pension Reform
Bill Introducing 401(k) Component on Fast-Track to House, Wolf

June 5, 2017, Harrisburg, Pa.–Today, the state Senate voted 40-9 to pass historic pension reform that Pew Charitable Trusts has said "would ...

Posted on 6 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Health Care Reform Must Include Medicare Reform

At this point it is clear that Republicans have no intention to repeal ObamaCare "root and branch" as so many promised on the campaign trail. Many congressional Republicans have begrudgingly accepted that a significant number of their colleagues were only pretending. Since coming to that ...

Posted on 6 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Hidden Injuries of Classism

Twenty years before Donald Trump earthquaked the political system, Jim Goad's "The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats" was published by Simon ~Shuster.

Goad is currently out of jail and a contributing writer at Taki's Magazine, ...

Posted on 5 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Ghost Teachers Cost Reading $500,000

Lawsuit: Ghost Teachers Cost Reading School District More Than $500,000
Taxes Should Fund Students, Not Special Interests

June 2, 2017, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Teachers should be paid to teach, not work for a private special-interest group. But since 2011, ...

Posted on 5 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Calling All Unemployed College Grads

Well, your college career has come to an end. You have walked the aisle, received your diploma, hung up the cap and gown, but have no job. You have cleared out your apartment or dorm room and moved home. You might be asking yourself, "What's next for me?" The little voice in your head ...

Posted on 5 June 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Shouldn't Repeat Michigan's Pension Mistake

Some members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly continue to push a "hybrid" defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) plan as the solution to the Commonwealth's pension problems. Senate Bill 1 is the latest iteration of this "reform" proposal. As we have previously ...

Posted on 5 June 2017 Keep Reading...

A Vision for Mid-East Peace

President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia and then to Israel as part of his first foreign trip is as historically significant as President Richard Nixon's February 1972 visit to China and subsequent mission to Moscow two months later to sign the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. Nixon's ...

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