Possible lame duck session would be bad government, reformers say

Possible lame duck session would be bad government, reformers say

Government reform advocates are saying the rumored possible lame duck session to be held after the legislators are sworn in on January 6, but before Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes the oath of office on January 20, would be a dose of bad government.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman

Keeping up with the Neighbors, Alphabet Soup Edition

MD's uncertain FTC, DE deals with UC, and OH monitors CWD

The future of Maryland's Film Tax Credit is more uncertain than ever, Delaware pays off its unemployment compensation loan early, and Ohio has its first case of chronic wasting disease.

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Mike Howells
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PA groups at odds over impact of EPA’s new carbon emissions standards

Pennsylvania’s coal industry and environmental groups remain at odds over the potential impact of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new Clean Power Plan (CPP) even as the final day for public comments on the proposed plan comes to close.

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Capitol Quick Hits for 12.1.14

Here are the highlights from news conferences, rallies, and advocacy days held in the Capitol today:

  • The Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN), along with consumers, outreach and enrollment groups, legal service organizations and advocacy organizations marked the start of enrollment in Healthy PA by holding a call for reporters to talk about the launch of Healthy PA. Healthy PA will provide low-income Pennsylvanians with the opportunity to purchase private health insurance at affordable rates through a network of eight insurance private insurers, offering three or more health insurance plan options per region.   

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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Freshman Focus: Pat Stefano (R-Fayette)

Freshman Focus: Pat Stefano (R-Fayette)

Meet Sen.-elect Pat Stefano (R-Fayette). He represents the 32nd Senate District. Find out why he ran for the seat, what problems exist in his district and the state that he hopes to tackle, and what he and his son like to do when they find some free time. 

Monday, December 1, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
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