Analysis: The Push Toward Privatizing

John Micek Allentown Morning Call When officials in Connecticut needed to renovate 23 highway service plazas, they entered into a 35-year agreement with a private company that will invest $178 million in the repair work in return for a share of state revenues. In Illinois last year, officials privatized management of the state lottery, agreeing to a […]

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U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, Governor Tom Corbett And Lt. Governor Jim Cawley Endorse Stabile For Superior Court, Covey For Commonwealth Court

Momentum continues to build behind the campaigns of Vic Stabile and Anne Covey HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding U.S. Senator Pat Toomey’s, Governor Tom Corbett’s and Lt. Governor Jim Cawley’s recent endorsements of Vic Stabile for Superior Court and Anne Covey for Commonwealth Court: “We are […]

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Superior Court Candidate Vic Stabile Endorsed By NRA

Vic received an “A” rating for his consistent support of Second Amendment issues HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the National Rifle Association’s recent endorsement of Vic Stabile for Superior Court: “We are excited that Superior Court Candidate Vic Stabile earned the endorsement of the National Rifle […]

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Pennsylvania House Panel Advances Plan To Require ID To Vote

Harrisburg Patriot-News The House State Government Committee approved a measure today that would require voters to show a photo ID at the polls before being allowed to vote. The bill, by state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, would allow any state or federal government-issued ID, such as drivers license, state ID and passport to be used. […]

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Wisc., Pa. Governors To Address Pro-Voucher Group

Associated Press Two Republican governors are scheduled to speak at a Washington conference hosted by a nonprofit that pushes for private school vouchers and charter schools. Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin and Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania will address the American Federation for Children’s second annual policy summit Monday. Both are expected to talk about […]

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Toomey Set To Announce His Own Budget

Peter Schroeder The Hill Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) plans to throw another budget plan into the ring next week, when he unveils his own fiscal 2012 proposal. The freshman senator will unveil a separate budget proposal Tuesday, which would balance the budget within nine years. “Right now, our country stands on the verge of a […]

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Stabile For The GOP: He Is The Party’s Better Choice For Superior Court

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Voters in the May 17 primary will choose their parties’ nominees for the state’s two intermediate appellate courts, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court. But only Republicans have a contested race for the Superior bench. The winner will face the sole Democratic candidate, Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge David N. Wecht, in the fall […]

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Obama, Aides Struggle With Post-Raid Miscues

Washington Times In retrospect, killing the world’s most dangerous man was easy. The hard part has been figuring out what to do next. From the changing details of the raid and the controversy over the release of Osama bin Laden pictures to the use of the code name “Geronimo,” President Obama has faced a host of nagging […]

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It’s The Economy, Stupid

Douglas Schoen The Daily Beast Why has President Obama’s post-Bin Laden bounce been so limited, especially among Independents? Douglas Schoen, analyzing the new Newsweek/Daily Beast poll, finds an answer in Thursday’s jobless jump. Despite the fact that the president traveled to ground zero Thursday to celebrate the successful elimination of Osama bin Laden, the most […]

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Reaganomics Vs. Obamanomics: Facts And Figures

Peter Ferrara Forbes In February 2009 I wrote an article for The Wall Street Journal entitled “Reaganomics v Obamanomics,” which argued that the emerging outlines of President Obama’s economic policies were following in close detail exactly the opposite of President Reagan’s economic policies. As a result, I predicted that Obamanomics would have the opposite results of […]

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