Tag: Infrastructure

141 RESULTS

Aug 10, 2017 AT 12:36 PM
Within the last month, two state legislators began the process of circulating a proposal that would create a limited state constitutional convention as a way to expedite state government reforms in...
Ups and downs
Aug 11, 2017 AT 6:39 AM
What do you think when you hear the words “constitutional convention”? Based on recent lamentations about the sorry state of civic knowledge in younger generations, probably not much if you’re a...
ups and downs
Aug 18, 2017 AT 12:56 AM
After so many days of truly stunning opinions and analyses of what happened in Charlottesville – and the ramifications of both the chaos of the weekend and the broken moral compass in the White House...
Fridge of sighs
Aug 23, 2017 AT 1:43 PM
The House State Government Committee held an informational meeting Wednesday to explore and question certain expenses made by the Office of Lieutenant Governor, and whether those expenses are a...
op-ed
Aug 24, 2017 AT 7:59 AM
No one can dispute that prescription drug abuse is one of the biggest public health issues currently facing our society. In 2016, more than 4,600 people in Pennsylvania died from a drug overdose....
ups and downs
Aug 25, 2017 AT 9:26 AM
Remember when the Republican Party would tout its reputation for sound fiscal stewardship? Running a deficit was anathema; borrowing to make up for shortfalls was verboten; and taxes – those were for...
Budget crisis
Aug 29, 2017 AT 5:09 PM
Progress toward a long-delayed budget solution crept forward on Tuesday as several dozen House Republicans gathered in the state Capitol for a briefing on a plan some members have developed that...
Budget crisis
Sep 1, 2017 AT 6:32 AM
As legislators in the state House of Representatives continue struggling over how to close the $2.3 billion deficit in the state budget, most of the proposals in that chamber have focused on ways to...
Ups and downs
Sep 1, 2017 AT 5:41 PM
As with seemingly every other crisis, there is a surfeit of blame and castigation to be heaped upon the Trump administration over the tragedy unfolding in Texas after Hurricane Harvey. Using the...
Let's Get Fiscal
Sep 5, 2017 AT 6:07 PM
Six weeks of work by a cadre of 18 rank-and-file House Republicans – self-described “budget hawks” – was brought to fruition Tuesday as the group unveiled their long-anticipated budget plan that...