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PLC: The Evolving Relationship Between Tea Party, GOP

A meeting of PA conservatives this weekend showcased the tension and cooperation that define the relationship between Tea Party activists and establishment Republicans. Each side knows they need to other to win elections. “It’s like Republican State Committee,” remarked one attendee. “Except no hacks.”

April 11th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | 3 Comments

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Tort Reform Moves to Final Vote

A final vote in the PA legislature will occur early next week in Corbett’s push for tort reform. The “Fair Share” bill, sponsored by Republican Curt Schroder, would rid the state of its joint-and-several liability law, which forces a defendant to make all of a payout in the case that a co-defendant is financially unable.

April 8th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | No Comments

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Turzai, Evans to Face Off Over Liquor Stores

The Patriot-News Editorial Page will be hosting a forum on the selling of state liquor stores on Monday, April 11, at 11 a.m. The forum will occur at Harrisburg University, 326 Market street. It will feature debate between House Majority Leader Mike Turzai and Representative Dwight Evans over whether privatization of state stores is appropriate.

April 7th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Harrisburg | No Comments