Tag: Infrastructure

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Ups and downs
Sep 8, 2017 AT 4:53 PM
The stunning transformation of Congressman Charlie Dent from a leading moderate Republican into a lame duck – culminating in the news that he won’t be seeking reelection in 2018 – is just the latest...
Let's get fiscal
Sep 12, 2017 AT 6:32 AM
After taking a roughly seven-week session hiatus, the state House of Representatives made its long-awaited return to voting session Monday, with all eyes on the efforts of the chamber's Republican...
Fiscal fitness
Sep 13, 2017 AT 11:25 PM
House Republicans on Wednesday passed what they called “The Putting People First Budget,” a budget-balancing plan that provides $2.3 billion in funding to close the $2.2 billion accumulated budget...
Council in session
Sep 14, 2017 AT 9:03 AM
As Philadelphia City Council prepares to resume today, ongoing debates over the issues of police accountability, scarce parking and affordable housing have not been lost on council members....
Ups and downs
Sep 15, 2017 AT 8:39 PM
Like every president before him, Donald Trump has had to endure the slings and arrows directed at him by the press. And while he has responded in a vituperative, dog-whistling manner unlike any of...
On a budget
Sep 18, 2017 AT 11:51 PM
When the Pennsylvania Senate reconvened Monday for the first time since July, members wasted no time in beginning a review of the budget-balancing plan the House passed last week. To recap, last...
Capitol Beat
Sep 20, 2017 AT 12:51 PM
Continuing what has been something of a budget-season sidelight, the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Tuesday held a hearing with members of the Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Liquor...
Ups and Downs
Sep 23, 2017 AT 9:38 AM
If I ever feel like receiving a teenager-quality eyeroll, all I have to do is remind my kids that “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – or some variation of the Santayana...
ups and downs
Sep 29, 2017 AT 6:24 PM
This week’s focus was going to be on the crushing ineptitude of the federal government vis-à-vis its criminally glacial response to the worsening humanitarian crisis facing the 3.4 million US...
Drinking games
Oct 3, 2017 AT 4:51 PM
Two liquor reform bills are in competition for inclusion in the ongoing budget process in Harrisburg. The first, a priority of House Republican leadership, is said to enhance customer convenience by...