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2 hrs ago |

Shrinking organized labor to show political clout in Pittsburgh parade

On Monday, thousands of union members will tramp through the streets of Pittsburgh in a traditional show of labor solidarity that's the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season.


Related Topix: Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA, US Governors, US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

6 hrs ago | YourErie

Laborersa District Council of Western Pa. Endorses Corbett

The President-business manager of the laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania announced the endorsement Philip Ameris of the Laborers' district council said that on Labor Day weekend we have the opportunity to recognize those people who are allies of organized labor.


Related Topix: US Governors

9 hrs ago |

Court bars release of sexually explicit emails found during Kathleen...

The former federal prosecutor tabbed by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to review her predecessors' investigation of serial pedophile Jerry Sandusky found no evidence of orders to slow that case for political reasons.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors

13 hrs ago | Evening Sun

GOP hopes to keep power under new redistricting

For the past 3 1/2 years, Republicans have controlled all three power centers in Pennsylvania government - the governorship, both chambers of the Legislature and a majority of the seven-seat Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

5 things to know about 2014 governor's races

This Aug. 26, 2014, file photo shows Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as he speaks during a campaign stop in Boynton Beach, Fla.


Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, Florida Government, Pennsylvania, Pat Quinn

20 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It's Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race

22 at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey; Oct. 1 at the "Breakfast with the Candidates" radio program aired from the Philadelphia studios of KYW Newsradio; and Oct. 8 at the studios of WTAE-TV in Wilkinsburg.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Governors, Industry, PA, Hershey, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Wilkinsburg, PA

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Mixed reactions to Corbett's Healthy Pa. plan

Governor Tom Corbett has gotten federal approval for elements of his Healthy PA plan.


Related Topix: US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

CBS Local

Wolf Campaigns In Pittsburgh, Says He Would Expand Medicaid If Elected

Despite a double digit lead in the polls, Democrat Tom Wolf was back on the campaign trail, this time at the Bidwell Training Center in Manchester, where he heard about efforts to train high school students in a wide range of arts from culinary to pottery to photography.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Education Etc., US Governors, Sports

York Dispatch

Corbett tries new TV ad attack strategy on Wolf

A new TV ad by Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is opening a new front in the Republican's mass communication strategy.


Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Camden, AL

Pam's House Blend

Pennsylvania to Expand Medicaid

Gov. Corbett stepped up agreeing to a plan for Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania as part of the Affordable Care Act After much negotiation, Pennsylvania is finally going to take part in the Medicaid expansion which was part of the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Tony Phyrillas

Turnout is the key to re-electing PA Gov. Tom Corbett

"Politics, the crooked timber of our communal lives, dominates everything because, in the end, everything - high and low and, most especially, high - lives or dies by politics.


Related Topix: US Governors, Blog News

The Morning Call

Will legislature act on health bills?

Pharmacist Frank DeGroot holds a bottle of OxyContin at the Belvidere Pharmacy in Belvidere, N.J. OxyContin is one of the prescription drugs Pennsylvania physicians would like to moniitor through a prescription drug database.


Related Topix: Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), Drugs, Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA, US Governors

The Citizens' Voice

Corbett seeks cancellation of Guard reduction

Gov. Tom Corbett has moved to block the U.S. Army's plan to sharply cut the size of the Pennsylvania National Guard unit that's based at a newly built headquarters in Scranton.


Related Topix: US Governors, US National Guard, US Military, Pennsylvania, US Army, Scranton, PA


Sure, that means it's time to stop being lazy and get back to work. But for journalists, that means the dog days are over - actual news will start to happen again, and we can find new things to write and opine about.


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Philadelphia Public Record

Western Pa. Unions Split Over Corbett Joining Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade

COUNCILMAN Jim Kenney, right, was honored guest at fundraiser in Margate, N.J. Among guests were former Councilman Frank DiCicco and his daughter-in-law Diane DiCicco.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania eyes purchasing email archiving system

The state has begun exploring ways it might archive emails that routinely are deleted by its 80,000 executive branch employees so those documents would be preserved for litigation and Right to Know reviews, a spokesman said late Thursday.


Related Topix: US Governors

Criminal justice reform advocates call for changes to the Pennsylvania's commutation system

Members of the Campaign to Restore Meaningful Commutation rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol for changes to rescind the Board of Pardons unanimous vote requirement for commutation of life sentences.


Related Topix: Prison, Ed Rendell, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Another GOP Holdout State Expands Medicaid Under Obamacare

I've written about health care for more than two decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors

Daily Kos

Michigan Medicaid expansion works

Gov. Rick Snyder needs some good news as he's upside down in polling for the first time this year against Democrat Mark Schauer.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Liberal Political News