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learn how to protect paychecks

February 12, 2014 J

You may have read about the debate going on over what is known as paycheck protection legislation. Currently, union membership dues are taken out of public employee checks by the state government. Then the state government writes a check to the union, and our state treasurer signs it. Sound unfair?! It is; and no other […]

Is Washington Broken?

February 10, 2014 J,

Do you think Washington is broken?   Silly question, I know.   This Thursday, February 13 there will be an event tackling this very question at the Luhrs Center, Shippenburg University.     The event will take place from 8PM to 9:30PM and will be moderated by Nina Easton.  The panelists who will tackle the […]

protecting paychecks

February 06, 2014 J

Earlier this week, Governor Corbett laid out his 2014-2015 budget in an address to the General Assembly. In his proposal, the Governor set forth his plans to tackle important issues like pension reform, liquor privatization and a merit based education system. While these are all laudable goals that we would like to see debated this […]

What will the Governor say tomorrow?

February 03, 2014 J,

Governor Corbett will be delivering his fourth budget address tomorrow, Tuesday, February 4th at 11:30AM before a joint session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. PA Director of Policy Anna McCauslin and I will be live tweeting from the gallery during his address. Before the Governor speaks, we want to know – What do you think […]

the state of our union is…?

January 30, 2014 J,

Last night we heard the President lay out his agenda for the next year.  Today President Obama is in Pittsburgh discussing his economic achievements and plans for 2014. When it comes to his signature healthcare law, commonly referred to as ObamaCare, Politifact singled out as the “lie of the year” his broken promises that Americans […]