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Chris Kelly: Parents step in to do what state refuses: Spend money on education
We called him "Stormin' Norman" long before most people ever heard of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
McGinty has chops, but so does rest of fieldMcGinty has chops, but so does rest of field
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
New Jersey now allows on-line gambling, sponsored by its casinos, but open only to Garden State residents.
Philadelphia Public Record
What's Behind Wolf's Momentum?
BREAKING RANKS with Democratic City Committee, State Rep. Angel Cruz announced his support for gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf, center.
The Washington Post
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy practices her Red Sox pitch
EPA Administrator and Massachusetts native Gina McCarthy poses with Red Sox manager John Farrell during the team's recent White House visit.
Schwartz says she can "get things done"
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz touted her "ability to get things done" and promised Wednesday she would focus that ability on completing Scranton's long-awaited passenger train to New York City.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
State rep searching for answers about gas drilling plan -
Gov. Tom Corbett wants to net $75 million in next year's budget by expanding natural gas drilling under state parks and forests as long as it doesn't disturb the land's surface.
Corbett administration releases report on gas drilling in state forests
Under former Governor Ed Rendell, Pennsylvania leased portions of the state forest for natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale; the state today released a report on the impacts.
Those who don't vote are a plus for Corbett
And that tune, according to a new analysis of Pennsylvania voter turnout, could turn out to be music to Corbett's ears.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Non-unionized employees in Auditor General's office to see pay bump
Some 164 non-unionized employees who work for state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will see some extra money in their paychecks this week.
US News & World Report
Cuomo 'Does Not Play Nice With Other Democrats'
Many onlookers say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo doesn't do enough to assist fellow Democratic candidates or party committees.
Jamieson service is set
A memorial service for former Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge D. Donald Jamieson will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Courtroom 443 of City Hall.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Greens Fear a Fracking Obsession on the Campaign Trail
As a crowded field of Democrats competes for the right to take on Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, the state's green movement is looking for some mention of how to restore the state's once-leading wind and solar energy sector.
The Citizens' Voice
Foster Twp. man who initiated audit of 'kids-for-cash' center to appear on CNBC
Courtesy of Department of Welfare Tom Crofcheck of Foster Township, center, poses for a photo with former Gov. Ed Rendell, left, and DPW Secretary Harriet Dichter in 2010.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Centre Daily Times
Chip Minemyer | Political analyst: Jay Paterno's exit takes...
Jay Paterno's stumbling first foray into politics ended when he withdrew late last month from the Democratic primary for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Katie McGinty on state's brain drain, need for total gift ban on ...
Katie McGinty, the former Pennsylvania environmental protection secretary endorsed by former Vice President Al Gore, sat down with the PennLive editorial board Friday afternoon.
Philadelphia Public Record
City Hall Sam: Wolf-Stack Ticket Looms On Horizon
STATE REP. ED NEILSON was the MC at the National College Democratic Convention held at Temple University.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Raymond Jenkins, Bucks businessman
Raymond A. Jenkins II, 68, of Bristol, a Bucks County businessman, died Saturday, March 29, of a heart attack at the home of a friend in Philadelphia.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
NJ Politics Roundup: Christie bridge scandal testimony, Obamacare, and more
TRENTON - A federal grand jury started hearing testimony in the investigation into the George Washington bridge scandal - and Gov. Chris Christie's press secretary testified Friday.
Maybe Chris Christiea s Declaration of Vindication Was Premature
NJ.com reports that news a federal grand jury is probing the scandal shows it won't go away soon.