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Five-year-old Lorenzo Morton fiddles with the billiard balls along the edges of the pool table that greets customers at Hallelujah Anyhow Gospel Barber Shop on Pittsburgh's North Side. His grandmother sternly warns him to ...

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Behind the Headlines Program Schedule

Behind the Headlines September 1, 2014 Susquehanna Valley Center for Public Policy


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Anatomy of a GOP Disaster

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Will Tax for Distressed Municipalities Bypass Pittsburgh?

Will Tax for Distressed Municipalities Bypass Pittsburgh?

(September 2, 2014)--The General Assembly is debating changes to the municipal financial distress statute, Act 47 of 1987. It wants to use early intervention to keep municipalities out of distress and provide options for ...

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Teaching Truth About Communism

Vision ~Values: Dr. Paul Kengor, you recently completed a curriculum that teaches high school students about communism–that is, an accurate portrayal of communism. Tell us about it.

Kengor: The curriculum is titled, "Communism: Its Ideology, Its ...

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Quantitative Easing Revisited

By the end of the year 2014, the results and the impact of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing programs should be clearly known. It is anticipated widely that the Fed will eliminate quantitative easing during October 2014.

In the July FOMC minutes, the ...

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Wisconsin Governor in Fight for Survival

APPLETON, Wis. – Republican Gov. Scott Walker seems to know his populist management style could win over more than just Badger State residents.

He's talking results, and he's staying in the national spotlight.

"We ...

Posted on 29 August 2014 Keep Reading...

PA Family Update

Family Update - Friday, August 29, 2014
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Pittsburgh State Rep: You Have No "Place at the Table" to Discuss HB 300
It must be pretty boring to be state Rep. Dan Frankel (D), who represents some of Pittsburgh's east neighborhoods. One would ...

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F&M Poll: Wolf 49%, Corbett 24%

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 24th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania


Below are the highlights of the August 2014, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania voters. Complete results can be found at ...

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Very Little Evidence for Common Core

According to proponents, Common Core Standards and the "modified" PA Core Standards will improve the quality of our students' education. We have noted previously that this is not the case. Additional evidence is now available to back up the assertion that Common Core does not deliver.
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