Tag: Infrastructure

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Ups and downs
Dec 16, 2016 AT 7:14 PM
When we reflect on the current political crisis engendered by Russia’s election victory, we keep coming back to “The Twilight Zone.” Republican politicians are, for all intents and...
Legislative preview
Dec 29, 2016 AT 1:47 PM
For the Pennsylvania General Assembly, restructuring state government might begin at the Capitol. House Majority Leader Dave Reed (R-Indiana) has made waves recently, reiterating his belief –...
back to work
Jan 4, 2017 AT 4:57 PM
Tuesday marked the constitutionally required first day of session for the 2017-2018 General Assembly, and, as is custom, members were officially sworn into office and the Speaker of the House and...
Ups and downs
Jan 6, 2017 AT 1:53 PM
It’s been a somewhat Dickensian start to 2017’s Winners & Losers – and we mean that in the best of ways. A whole new class of legislators are sworn into office in Harrisburg...
Corrective Measures
Jan 11, 2017 AT 5:03 PM
After Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced last week that the department plans to close two state prisons as a cost-saving measure and to cut Pennsylvania’s...
Ups and downs
Jan 13, 2017 AT 3:12 PM
This was a week that seemed to be more dependent than usual on using numbers to convey both the good news and the bad. And, as is so often the case with numbers in the news, there was more of the...
Immigration
Jan 19, 2017 AT 1:46 PM
Pittsburgh – In an effort to make Pittsburgh a more inclusive and welcoming city, Councilman Dan Gilman (District 8), along with faith-based and nonprofit leaders, introduced a six-piece legislative...
Ups and downs
Jan 20, 2017 AT 12:52 PM
Why, hello, there! How are you? Anything interesting going on today in your world? Nope, nothing much of note happening here, either. Just your typical, run-of-the-mill quadrennially significant Jan...
Quick Takes
Jan 26, 2017 AT 11:54 AM
An interview with Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Col. Tyree C. Blocker You retired from the Pennsylvania State Police in 2005 after a 20-year career before coming back to lead the...
Quick Takes
Jan 26, 2017 AT 11:58 AM
An interview with the director of Environmental Health Services for the City of Philadelphia What is your purview? Our goal is to promote health education, which we do through investigation,...