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Corbett: No Wisconsin-Style Showdown in PA

The current upsets in Wisconsin and now in Ohio have Pennsylvanians, along with the rest of the U.S., banding together in protest to fight against measures like that of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. When asked about duplicating any of Gov. Walker’s plans for unions, Gov. Corbett said that he’s not considering it for his budget.

March 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | 5 Comments

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3/3 Morning Buzz

The jury deliberates Jane Orie’s fate, Rick Santorum is off Fox News until his 2012 decision, the entire PA delegation voted the CR to prevent a government shut down, and Forbes says Philly is America’s most toxic city.

March 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Pennsylvania Ave: National Journal Reports Rep. Dent is a Last Standing Moderate

The National Journal, which last week brought us the 2010 liberal and conservative rankings of all members of Congress, takes a look today at the 10 lawmakers that had voting records overlapping with the opposing party. There were only 10, and of them, only two were re-elected. One was Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., and the other was the Lehigh Valley’s own Charlie Dent.

March 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments