1 hr ago
National Review Online
Ed Rendell: 'Princeton and Harvard Should be Disgraced' That Cruz Attended
Princeton and Harvard should be ashamed of having awarded diplomas to Senator Ted Cruz, according to former Democratic Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell.
3 hrs ago
Without changes, it would cost $50 to cross the turnpike by 2021
If the legislature doesn't phase out the $450 million the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission must pay PennDOT every year, it will cost a driver $50 in tolls to cross the state within eight years, according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Throwing Money at Bridges Will Not Fix the Problem
A near-disaster at the Skagit River Bridge in Washington State sent three people plunging into the river in Washington last month.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Times Leader
Rendell a booster of road bill
Former Gov. Ed Rendell Thursday urged state legislators to pass the transportation funding bill that allocates $2.5 billion to fix Pennsylvania's roads and bridges.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Pennsylvania House of Representatives passes Republican-authored state budget plan
On a straight party-line vote, House Republicans pushed through a $28.3 billion state general fund budget this afternoon.
Former Gov. Ed Rendell lends his voice to passing Senate transportation funding plan
Rendell has sent a letter to the 203 House members urging them to support the Senate-passed transportation plan that would eventually raise $2.5 billion more each year to fund the state's transportation needs above the $6 billion currently spent.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Officials dedicate Franklin County Regional Intermodal Facility
The terminal just south of Greencastle is the result of a public-private partnership involving $52 million in Norfolk Southern funds and supported by a $45 million allocation under former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell.
Is Homeland Security Spying on You?
Since 9/11 the United States has spent a staggering $791 billion on homeland security, according to Mattea Kramer and Chris Hellmann of the National Priorities Project.
Gov. Tom Corbett talks tough, but GOP lawmakers hold his fate in their hands: analysis
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett stresses four topics - transportation, liquor privatization, pensions and the budget - during his speech at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC Governor's Breakfast last month.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Survey: Overwhelming Public Support for Transit Investment
There is a growing consensus that public spending cuts don't just threaten the provision of crucial services but risk damaging our fragile economic recovery.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Atlantic Coast cities are painfully aware of the need for effective stormwater management and coastal protection.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Funds for local Pittsburgh-area projects on the way
Allegheny County is looking for a few sure bets to make with grant money it's won from casino taxes.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
I disagree with Cheryl Boise's June 4 letter, "Devilish Details," in which she questioned statements I made on behalf of the state Education Department.
Developer's grand plan for Market Street crashes down
He was once an "undisputed king" of porn. But in his twilight years, he has recast himself as a visionary for a more vibrant downtown.
U.S. rep leads pack, Corbett
Sure, we're getting ahead of ourselves because the gubernatorial election is 17 months away, and forecasts this far out are usually misguided, but Ms.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Corbett focusing on 3 key pieces of legislation
Gov. Tom Corbett has been steadfast that he wants the state Legislature to finish three important pieces of legislation along with a new budget by June 30: transportation funding, liquor privatization and pension reform.
HACC president hires new chief of staff
Previously Walsh worked as special assistant to the governor during former Gov. Ed Rendell's administration and was later named director of administration at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
Pa. smoking ban could expand to all public places
Todd Burtner enjoys puffing on a cigarette as he slugs back a beer at his local watering hole every now and then.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Byberry was at first a mischievous lark for Fox Chase resident John Webster, but later it became an obsession.
Professor considers teaching if re-elected to Congress
A Penn instructor is attempting to get elected to Congress, but that doesn't mean she's going to leave Penn behind entirely.