More Pennsylvania Articles

  • Get ready for the big 'gimmick' state budget

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Call it "the big gimmick." An approximately $29 billion state government operating budget under negotiation in the Legislature is likely to be based on a fast-growing amount of one-time cash items to avoid the prospect of a tax increase that would split the House's and...

  • There is a way out for states trapped in the pension sinkhole

    Under "defined benefit" retirement programs, public employees have been promised more money than states can ever afford to pay.

  • House panel approves $29.1b GOP budget plan for Pennsylvania

    Republicans on the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a spending blueprint that would hold the line on taxes, but would scale back increases for education and human services proposed by Gov. Tom Corbett while relying heavily on the unlikely sell-off of the state's...

  • Pa. AG sues major oil companies

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced two lawsuits on Thursday against multiple major oil companies to resolve allegations they polluted Pennsylvania’s waters and misused an indemnification fund. The first lawsuit seeks...

  • 'Product of rape' Miss USA contestant also suggests women take steps to defend themselves against rape

    Valerie Gatto, the Miss USA contestant from Pennsylvania, believes that women need to take steps to protect themselves against the possibility of rape. Gatto, who was conceived when her then-19-year-old mother was raped at knifepoint in Pittsburgh and describes herself as a "product of rape,"...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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