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Quinnipiac: Clinton Surging in PA

August 9, 2016 - Clinton Tied In Florida, Up In Ohio, Surging In Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll Finds


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FLORIDA: Clinton 46 - Trump 45
OHIO: Clinton 49 - Trump 45
PENNSYLVANIA: Clinton 52 - Trump 42

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Posted on 10 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Municipalities' Share of RAD Tax Revenue

(August 10, 2016)--In 1994 Allegheny County imposed a one percent local sales tax allowed under 1993's Act 77, the legislation creating the Allegheny Regional Asset District. Act 77 mandates that 25 percent of the revenue collected be distributed to the County and 25 percent to its municipalities ...

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Trump is Running Out of Daylight

Is bipolar disorder a requirement for covering an American Presidential campaign? Possibly. It seems that every gyration in the polls results in a mania of stories hyperventilating about the end of this candidate or that candidate. Over the past week, Donald Trump's has been all but counted out ...

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PA Pension Crisis: Now is Time for Action

The state of Pennsylvania, as well as many other states, faces a pension crisis. The state has not set aside enough money each year to pay the pensions it is legally obligated to pay state workers and public school employees. Because of its failure to fully fund its pension system, credit rating ...

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A Conservative Choice, Not an Echo

Editor's note: This article first appeared at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

After November 2012, the Republican National Committee did a post-mortem. It was clear that the GOP needed to be more welcoming to younger voters, more diverse in its ranks, and more effective in articulating ...

Posted on 8 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Punitive e-Cig Tax Could Ax 300 Shops, 1,500 Jobs

Bill Would Reverse 40-Percent Retroactive Tax Poised to Crush Pa. Small Businesses

August 8, 2016, Harrisburg, Pa.–Chris Hughes of Fat Cat Vapor Shop in Montoursville is preparing to close his doors for good after Gov. Wolf and lawmakers imposed a 40 ...

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ABC 27 Poll: Clinton Up By 11

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Dems in Philly: Truth-lite and Consequences

The Commerce Department just reported 2016's first and second quarter economic growth at only 0.8 and 1.2 percent respectively. In the past seven, there hasn't been one year during which the economy performed to the president's promises or approached America's past ten post-recession recoveries. ...

Posted on 4 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Cities Ranking: Flawed, Misleading

(August 4, 2016)-An organization called WalletHub recently released, to some local fanfare, a report ranking 150 U.S. cities on how well they are run. Pittsburgh was one of the cities included in the Best Run Cities ranking. Out of 150 cities, it ranked 103rd overall. The organization describes ...

Posted on 4 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Clinton Surges to 11-point Lead in PA

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 25th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania

Below are the highlights of the August 2016, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania voters. Complete results can be found at ...

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