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PMA Profile: Warren Kampf


Warren Kampf Brings Passion for Job Growth, Education to State House


Rep. Warren Kampf (R-157) had a "real eye opener" when, as a freshman House member in 2011, he witnessed ...

Posted on 31 July 2014 Keep Reading...

The Great War at 100

On August 3, 1914, British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey gave a speech before Parliament that "proved to be one of those junctures by which people afterward date events," according to Barbara Tuchman in her magisterial "The Guns of August." The dour Secretary appeared ...

Posted on 31 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Political 'Wall' Stopping Immigration Solution

U.S. Border Patrol agent Jerry Conlin looks out over Tijuana, Mexico, on June 13, from the old wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. After dropping during the recession, the number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears has been on the rise, according to reports.

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Posted on 30 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Pittsburgh Parking Rates Going Up

Parking Rates Will Increase This Week
(July 30, 2014)--Large hikes in the price to park at the Pittsburgh Parking Authority's garages and lots go into effect August 1. The higher rates will boost the City's parking tax revenue from Authority garages by an estimated $2 million per year. As noted ...

Posted on 30 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Jedis, DREAMers and Tax Schemers

It could be labeled a Jedi mind trick, or perhaps double speak worthy of a George Orwell novel. President Obama and the Left have raised to an art form the ability to name a policy initiative the exact opposite of what it actually is, thus making opponents look bad for opposing it.

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Posted on 29 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Perry: Guardsmen Needed at Border

National Guardsmen are needed along the border with Mexico to deter and detain criminals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry told the Tribune-Review in an interview critical of the Obama administration's delayed response to a surge of illegal immigrant children.

Deploying ...

Posted on 28 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Ready for Hillary?

WASHINGTON -- Evie McNulty and her husband, Jim, have been there from the beginning.

She is Lackawanna County's recorder and he is Scranton's former mayor. Despite serving only one term in the 1980s, he is credited with starting the renaissance of the former ...

Posted on 28 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Obama's Part Time Nation

Vice President Joe Biden recently declared that America's jobs picture is outstanding -- historically exceptional, on the plus side.

"Businesses are hiring at historic rates," Biden stated, "with 52 consecutive months of net private sector job growth."

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Posted on 28 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Give 'em Hell Tom

"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 ...

Posted on 28 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Privatizing Garbage Deserves Another Look

(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 ...

Posted on 28 July 2014 Keep Reading...

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