GUEST COLUMN from Michael Manzo, VP of Strategic Engagement, Triad Strategies, LLC

PA Minimum Wage Increase: Why It Will Happen

Publishing in the The PLS Reporter, Michael Manzo from Triad Strategies takes a look at the likelihood of a minimum wage increase in Pennsylvania, speculating that it will happen and offering reasons why.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014/Author: The PLS Reporter
Categories: Features
McCord blasts Guv’s view of Treasury’s role in line-item veto dispute

McCord blasts Guv’s view of Treasury’s role in line-item veto dispute

State Treasurer Rob McCord and his Chief Counsel Chris Craig have raised serious concerns with Gov. Tom Corbett’s interpretation of the Treasurer’s role in enforcing the line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code.

“The Governor’s attempt to minimize the Treasurer’s role in this matter is inappropriate and without merit,” read a hand-delivered letter from Craig to the Governor’s Chief Counsel James Schultz.

Thursday, August 7, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
Governor says Treasury has no dog in Senate fight over line-item veto

Governor says Treasury has no dog in Senate fight over line-item veto

According to a letter sent by the Corbett Administration’s Chief Counsel to Treasurer Rob McCord, the potential situation where the Treasurer might become involved in the dispute “is a nullity” as far as the Treasury Department should be concerned.

The letter—signed by Chief Counsel James Schultz and obtained by The PLS Reporter—details on both practical and legal grounds to the department why it has no role to play in the potential dispute between Senate Republican leaders and the Administration.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
MacNett speaks, discusses line-item veto litigation potential

MacNett speaks, discusses line-item veto litigation potential

Talk to Steve MacNett, the attorney retained by the Senate Republican leaders to evaluate the legitimacy of the governor’s line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code, and one thing becomes clear: Whether the governor’s action stands is more than about who is able to have state-paid parking.

The stakes are high for who has the power to create policy in the Commonwealth and whether the particulars of that policy can withstand the scrutiny of one man’s blue pen.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part II

VIDEO: MacNett discusses potential line-item veto litigation, part II

Steve MacNett, the attorney retained by the Senate Republican leaders to re-evaluate the legitimacy of the governor's line-item veto of certain portions of the Fiscal Code, sits down with The PLS Reporter

Wednesday, August 6, 2014/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Video
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