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Kentucky Passes Labor Reforms

Kentucky, one of four states which, upon entering the Union, kept "commonwealth" as its official designation, just passed labor reforms. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania did not.

Following the January installation of the party's first Kentucky House ...

Posted on 30 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Remembering Two Christian College Presidents

The story of Christian higher education in America is a sad saga. Once upon a time, the nation's premier universities were run by religious people or founded with religious missions, or at least were respectful of the Christian faith. That sharp reversal has been a painful long march, with a marked ...

Posted on 30 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Toomey on Executive Order on Foreign Nationals

Toomey Issues Statement on Executive Order Concerning Entry of Foreign Nationals to the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa) issued the following statement regarding President Trump's executive order concerning entry of certain foreign ...

Posted on 30 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Where's Our Outrage?

After Katie Rich, a "Saturday Night Live" writer, tweeted last week that 10-year-old Barron Trump "will be this country's first homeschool shooter," she was widely lambasted on social media. Her inappropriate, insensitive remarks deserve to be widely denounced. No child should ...

Posted on 26 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Governor Wolf: Right Thing, Wrong Reason?

As surely as night turns to day, politicians make decisions to improve their chances of re-election. For Governor Wolf, that means a proposal to close two state prisons. Just like his move to close Unemployment Compensation call centers was politically charged, Wolf's decision to close prisons is ...

Posted on 26 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Sour Grapes by Spoiled Brats

The heavy favorite sauntered in with a swagger that only comes from being on top. They had won the ultimate prize before, but this would be even better, as winning would shatter records and set new precedents. With the caliber of team the leader had assembled, victory seemed inevitable.

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Posted on 26 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Federal Reserve: Shadow Government

Former President Obama declared the financial crisis was the result of fundamental failures in the financial institutions:

"The financial crisis was the result of a fundamental failure from Wall Street to Washington. Some on Wall Street took irresponsible ...

Posted on 26 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Repeal and Replace

"Repeal" and "replace" are the new buzzwords, with no signs of being bumped from the headlines anytime soon. Since the 2016 election, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been in the crosshairs of the Republican-controlled Congress and Donald Trump. The vow to repeal and replace ...

Posted on 26 January 2017 Keep Reading...

State Budget Solution: Student Focused Education Funding

State Budget Solution #3: Student-Focused Education Funding
Education Spending Must Put Children's Needs First

January 25, 2017, Harrisburg, Pa.–This week marks National School Choice Week, which recognizes the importance of ensuring children have ...

Posted on 25 January 2017 Keep Reading...

Scott Wagner PLC Kick-Off Speaker

State Senator Scott Wagner to Speak at
2017 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

(Harrisburg, PA) — State Senator Scott Wagner (R-York) the first announced candidate for the 2018 Republican Nomination for Governor of Pennsylvania will be the kick-off ...

Posted on 25 January 2017 Keep Reading...

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