"Running against Harrisburg" is a popular strategy. Most modern gubernatorial candidates seeking a first term, including incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett, have "run against Harrisburg." They focus their campaigns heavily toward attacking Harrisburg "insiders" and the ...
(July 28, 2014)--As city governments across the nation battle budget issues, the notion of privatizing some services is once again making its way to the fore. Detroit, which is in bankruptcy, agreed earlier this year to contract with two private waste haulers for residential trash and recycling ...
Despite the aggressive "inevitability" chatter among Democratic money
people, special interests and media, Hillary Clinton will not be the next
president of the United States.
Through her own choice, failures in Democratic primaries or the verdict ...
(July 23, 2014)--Dated June 30th, 2014, the County Manager's sunset
review of County departments and agencies fulfills requirements in
the Home Rule Charter and the County's Administrative Code to analyze
County departments and agencies and determine if there should be
This week on PMA Perspective
In this episode we examine American economic strengths, but also some looming
threats to our continued prosperity. Carl Marrara hosts a Google Hangout interview with Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing ...
SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington County, is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to Marcellus Shale development. Today, SunnySide employs 15 workers;up from five in 2008;and owner Paul Battista is proud of the
well-paying jobs he provides. Paul told a Congressional ...
Moody's Investor Services downgraded over $11 billion in "general obligation" bonds. As an individual's credit rating, a lower score makes borrowing more expensive; that is bad news for taxpayers. According to Moody's:
"The downgrade of the general ...
"Ridicule is man's most potent weapon." -- Saul Alinsky, "Rules for
Radicals" (Rule 5)
There is no defense for ridicule, no antidote to the sardonic laughter
President Barack Obama's ...
John Bouder, 717-671-1901
Individual ~Employer Mandates Called into Question in 36 States
Pennsylvanians May No Longer Qualify for Subsidies on Obamacare Exchange
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. ...
John Bouder, 717-671-1901
PA's 'Growing Structural Imbalance' Cited in New Credit Downgrade
One-Time Revenue Sources and Unfunded Pension Liabilities the Cause
Today, credit rating agency Moody's downgraded ...
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