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Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. As is so often the case as we head into the weekend, we find ourselves behind schedule and severely under-caffeinated. Though it's refreshing to announce that it's not for the usual reasons -- which generally......
Staff reporterThe Pennsylvania Legislature is back in session and they have one main agenda, to complete the State Budget. Monday, both the State Budget Secretary and the Revenue Secretary out speaking about the budget. When Governor Corbett announced his 27 billion...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekWhen The State House And Senate ... ... return to work on Monday to begin the eight-week-long push to approve a state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, the two chambers will have been on vacation for......
Staff reporterIt was a scandal that rocked Pennsylvania's justice system. Judges taking money to sentence kids to juvenile detention centers. Today, some new bills will be signed into law that are aimed at making sure that type of situation never happens again. The...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFranklin County school officials say higher costs associated with the Public School Employees’ Retirement System are burdening districts already facing increased operational costs and stagnant revenues. In the early 2000s, Pennsylvania school...
Daily American Staff WriterState Rep. John Maher believes he has a proven record of “turning the lights on” government affairs. The District 40 representative — who made a campaign stop in Somerset on Thursday with local state Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar —...
Before 1965, people in Alabama had to pass a literacy test before they could vote, and some questions were challenging. How many states had to ratify the U.S. Constitution for it to take effect? What limit does the Constitution impose of the size of...
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Daily American Staff WriterThe Somerset school board should soon know whether the district has qualified for a special tax increase beyond the Act 1 index. School administrators applied for the exception in February. Finance director Leanne Heiple said it will give the district...
email@example.comThe Pennsylvania Senate is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill requiring the state’s voters to present photo identification at the polls. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed voter-identification legislation several months ago and will...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA new year brings some of the same challenges as last year for Pennsylvania’s lawmakers, who continue to grapple with budget shortfalls, fees for natural gas drilling and regulations for small games of chance in social clubs. The full-time...
email@example.comThe Eagles Club Inc. is closed through March 16 because of gaming violations the club has challenged in court, state and club officials confirmed this week. The social club at 16 E. Main St. is in the midst of a 60-day suspension that began Monday,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgStudent achievement will become part of teacher assessments this year in the Waynesboro Area School District under a state pilot program. Waynesboro is one of 83 school districts in Pennsylvania participating in the program launched through an $800,000...
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