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LGBT Equal Rights Battle on PA House Floor; New Marriage Equality Bill to be Introduced [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 269
Frackers Holding a Big Birthday Celebration for Corbett Friday at Pittsburgh Fairmont 3 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 433
My Interview with Sue Lyons, Author of the Anti-Fracking Resolution Adopted by PA Dem Party [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 306
Corbett thinks breast cancer patients and pregnant women are free health care moochers 4 PA Democrat Jul 2013 Jul 2013 9 852
Did anyone watch "Gasland 2" on HBO? 7 femmocrat Jul 2013 Jul 2013 6 912
Legislator can't remember where his pro-fracking bill came from. Maybe divinely inspired?? 3 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 639
PA. Natural Gas is being liquified in bulk for overseas shipment - could it be a terrorist target??? 0 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 3 471
Teacher Arrested For SWB 8 Pat Riot Jun 2013 Jul 2013 3 1155
ObamaCare in PA Update: Abortion Coverage Banned, Still No Medicaid Expansion [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 358
Hundreds Oppose Drilling in Loyalsock State Forest at Public Meeting [VIDEO] 4 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jul 2013 4 602
Eight injured at a fracking plant in WVA today (July 7). 3 femmocrat Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 798
Today was David McCullough Day in Pittsburgh. :) 7 femmocrat Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1085
PA. Attorney General's Office Accomplishing Much, Even With 30% Cut in Staff 1 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 517
PA. House sneaks Predatory Payday lending legalization into Philly school rescue bill 3 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 5 699
New PA. budget includes many new special interest tax breaks 0 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 493
Here's the background on PA's new state supreme court justice. 4 Divernan Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1144
Corbett's Philly School "Rescue" Plan avoids spending state dollars 0 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 336
July 3, 1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces. 0 Sherman A1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1098
Corbett's 1st TV Ad: Old Stock Footage and a Quote from an Op Ed by a Special Interest Group 0 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 2 321
Corbett Trying to Sneak Lottery Privatization Authority into Final Budget Bill 7 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1073
PA. House Republicans kill compromise plan to extend federally-funded medical assistance 3 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 667
Landowners with gas leases find they are being charged for "post production costs" of fracking 11 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 23 1321
PA. Budget Passes on Party Line Vote; Some last minute $ found for schools; Transp. bill delayed. 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 571
After shutting Dems out of the process for 2 1/2 years, Corbett suddenly finds he needs their votes 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 799
Corbett Angry that Fracking Not Allowed in Del. River Watershed (is water supply for 15 million) 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 15 501
Feds find Pa. is glacially slow in approving food stamps, unemployment compensation & federal heat $ 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 11 701
Dangerous Sidewalk Chalker Arrested - Society Safe, For Now 7 Pat Riot Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 803
PA. House Repubs shut down any recognition of gay rights decision in Capitol, to protect "God's Law" 5 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 1478
PA. Repubs find they can't move transportation bill forward after they slash mass transit $ 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 637
Duke U. Researchers Release New Study on Fracking, Methane and Well Water 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 357
Corbett Criticizes Global Climate Change Plan: Wants Phila. to Become Beachfront Resort 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 345
Stanford U. Study finds PA. Charter School results are getting WORSE 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 469
PA. Repub. Legislators Seeking to Bring Back High Interest Rate Pay-Day Lenders 5 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 718
Hundreds protest Education Cuts in Harrisburg 6/25 0 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 420
Study: Accepting Federal Medical Assistance $ Will Save PA. $4.4 Billion, & Increase Tax Revenues 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 463
NY Times: "Budget Cuts Reach the Bone for Philadelphia Schools" 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 415
UPMC swallowing another hospital system 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 1084
Corbett Gets Ready to Blame the Feds for 4,000 Phila. School Layoffs; Complete Gridlock continues 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 524
New website shows road projects that would be possible with transportation bill 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 353
The Devil and Tom Corbett 3 PADemD Jun 2013 Jun 2013 10 602
PA. Repubs: Providing Health Insurance Will Hurt Health of Poor People; Won't let hospitals speak 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 573
Corbett STILL trying to sell the PA. Lottery, despite the current lottery making record profits 9 JPZenger May 2013 Jun 2013 7 1424
Rep. Congressman Calls Rep. Anti-Abortion Bill "Staggeringly Stupid", Frustrated With His Party 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 9 559
"Public Schools Are the Glue that Hold Neighborhoods Together" (Inquirer piece by Sen. Leach) 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 487
After Florida loophole closed for concealed weapons, Rep. Senator tries to open new loophole 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 245
$4 Billion of Tax dollars spent on PA. charter schools with little oversight and few results 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 471
Pro-Voucher Group Urges Corbett to Exploit Phila. $ Schools Crisis to Help His Re-Election 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 650
PA.'s Tragic Betrayal of Its Public Schools (by a retired school superintendent) 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 381
Some Moderate Repub. PA. Senators Working on Additional Funding for Urban Schools 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 359
Rep. Legislator Says Mass Transit is Welfare (it keeps people off welfare by getting them to jobs) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 431
Gasland Part 2 is out, and it does not look good for PA. 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 15 545
Max Myers: Democratic Candidate for PA Governor on Progressive Issues [VIDEO] 1 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 541
Will the Supreme Court decision on Arizona's Voting Law have an effect in PA? 10 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 699
PA Senate Democrats Unveil Budget Proposal [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 271
"A Word from the Cripples" - Poem by 9th Grade Student About the Crisis in Funding of Urban Schools 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 9 1280
Decarcerate PA Activists March 100 Miles to Protest New Prisons [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 433
Corbett Forces His Conservation & Natural Resources Dept. Head to Resign 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 631
New State Supreme Court Justice nominated by Corbutt. 0 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 431
Gov. Corbett's Education Cuts Devastate Pennsylvania Students & Schools [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 448
PA. House Repubs Block Dem Efforts to Increase School Funding & Slow Down Business Tax Cuts 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 798
Toomey SUPPORTS Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rate-to pay the extra $4k, stop drinking Starbucks 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1004
PA. is losing out on 35,000 health care jobs by refusing Federal $ for Medical Assistance expansion 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 801
Rumor FBI investigating Dem.state supreme court justice McCaffery 2 Divernan Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1084
PA. is 47th Among the States in the Percent of Public School $ Funded by the State 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 993
One of the best Corbett Satires.... Ever (His Brilliant Re-Election Strategy Uncovered) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 6 731
Why is PA. issuing $200 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds to Expand Private Landfills? 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 680
Phila. Schools Send out 3,800 More Layoff Notices (Inquirer Article) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 663
PA Voters Favor Democrats Over Corbett for Governor in 2014 5 blue neen Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 653
PVR CHAPIN PLANT aka THE GREEN MONSTER 3 Frack Glop Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 563
Pennsylvania Public Schools Are "Bleeding Out" from Budget Cuts 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 449
The Real Costs to Pennsylvania of Cutting Public School Funding 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 603
Arts Charter School Gets $3 Million State Grant-While Public Schools Layoff All Art & Music Teachers 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 594
Teacher Invited to Come to Corbett's Press Conference, & then Kicked Out for Having an Opinion 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 12 535
Pa. Delaying Use of Federal Funds to Help Low Income People Pay Utility Bills (Inquirer Editorial) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 428
Judge Tosses Corbett’s Lawsuit Against NCAA 4 MadrasT Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 612
PA. extending moratorium on funding new public school construction and renovation projects 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 647
PA. Treasurer Refuses to Approve $3.5 Million in State Payments for No-Bid Website Work 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 13 438
Corbett's Budget is Cutting Staffing of Attorney General's Office 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 666
Columnist Urges PA. Dem. Legislators to Show Some Backbone (in return for their gas tax votes) 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 475
Study finds Penn State and Pitt are 2 of the Most Expensive Universities for Lower Income Students 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 506
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