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July 3, 1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French forces. 0 Sherman A1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1403
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 2 331
Corbett Trying to Sneak Lottery Privatization Authority into Final Budget Bill 7 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 4 1105
PA. House Republicans kill compromise plan to extend federally-funded medical assistance 3 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 7 684
Landowners with gas leases find they are being charged for "post production costs" of fracking 11 JPZenger Jul 2013 Jul 2013 23 1358
PA. Budget Passes on Party Line Vote; Some last minute $ found for schools; Transp. bill delayed. 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 586
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 3 831
Corbett Angry that Fracking Not Allowed in Del. River Watershed (is water supply for 15 million) 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 15 520
Feds find Pa. is glacially slow in approving food stamps, unemployment compensation & federal heat $ 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 11 722
Dangerous Sidewalk Chalker Arrested - Society Safe, For Now 7 Pat Riot Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 820
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 1519
PA. Repubs find they can't move transportation bill forward after they slash mass transit $ 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 651
Duke U. Researchers Release New Study on Fracking, Methane and Well Water 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 366
Corbett Criticizes Global Climate Change Plan: Wants Phila. to Become Beachfront Resort 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 360
Stanford U. Study finds PA. Charter School results are getting WORSE 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 486
PA. Repub. Legislators Seeking to Bring Back High Interest Rate Pay-Day Lenders 5 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 742
Hundreds protest Education Cuts in Harrisburg 6/25 0 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 430
Study: Accepting Federal Medical Assistance $ Will Save PA. $4.4 Billion, & Increase Tax Revenues 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 487
NY Times: "Budget Cuts Reach the Bone for Philadelphia Schools" 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 435
UPMC swallowing another hospital system 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 1144
Corbett Gets Ready to Blame the Feds for 4,000 Phila. School Layoffs; Complete Gridlock continues 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 547
New website shows road projects that would be possible with transportation bill 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 364
The Devil and Tom Corbett 3 PADemD Jun 2013 Jun 2013 10 614
PA. Repubs: Providing Health Insurance Will Hurt Health of Poor People; Won't let hospitals speak 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 594
Corbett STILL trying to sell the PA. Lottery, despite the current lottery making record profits 9 JPZenger May 2013 Jun 2013 7 1457
Rep. Congressman Calls Rep. Anti-Abortion Bill "Staggeringly Stupid", Frustrated With His Party 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 9 604
"Public Schools Are the Glue that Hold Neighborhoods Together" (Inquirer piece by Sen. Leach) 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 514
After Florida loophole closed for concealed weapons, Rep. Senator tries to open new loophole 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 258
$4 Billion of Tax dollars spent on PA. charter schools with little oversight and few results 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 500
Pro-Voucher Group Urges Corbett to Exploit Phila. $ Schools Crisis to Help His Re-Election 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 668
PA.'s Tragic Betrayal of Its Public Schools (by a retired school superintendent) 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 396
Some Moderate Repub. PA. Senators Working on Additional Funding for Urban Schools 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 371
Rep. Legislator Says Mass Transit is Welfare (it keeps people off welfare by getting them to jobs) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 461
Gasland Part 2 is out, and it does not look good for PA. 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 15 562
Max Myers: Democratic Candidate for PA Governor on Progressive Issues [VIDEO] 1 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 564
Will the Supreme Court decision on Arizona's Voting Law have an effect in PA? 10 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 722
PA Senate Democrats Unveil Budget Proposal [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 283
"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 1329
Decarcerate PA Activists March 100 Miles to Protest New Prisons [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 446
Corbett Forces His Conservation & Natural Resources Dept. Head to Resign 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 649
New State Supreme Court Justice nominated by Corbutt. 0 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 441
Gov. Corbett's Education Cuts Devastate Pennsylvania Students & Schools [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 461
PA. House Repubs Block Dem Efforts to Increase School Funding & Slow Down Business Tax Cuts 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 819
Toomey SUPPORTS Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rate-to pay the extra $4k, stop drinking Starbucks 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1034
PA. is losing out on 35,000 health care jobs by refusing Federal $ for Medical Assistance expansion 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 815
Rumor FBI investigating Dem.state supreme court justice McCaffery 2 Divernan Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1128
PA. is 47th Among the States in the Percent of Public School $ Funded by the State 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1038
One of the best Corbett Satires.... Ever (His Brilliant Re-Election Strategy Uncovered) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 6 745
Why is PA. issuing $200 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds to Expand Private Landfills? 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 704
Phila. Schools Send out 3,800 More Layoff Notices (Inquirer Article) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 676
PA Voters Favor Democrats Over Corbett for Governor in 2014 5 blue neen Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 674
PVR CHAPIN PLANT aka THE GREEN MONSTER 3 Frack Glop Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 587
Pennsylvania Public Schools Are "Bleeding Out" from Budget Cuts 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 464
The Real Costs to Pennsylvania of Cutting Public School Funding 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 615
Arts Charter School Gets $3 Million State Grant-While Public Schools Layoff All Art & Music Teachers 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 613
Teacher Invited to Come to Corbett's Press Conference, & then Kicked Out for Having an Opinion 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 12 554
Pa. Delaying Use of Federal Funds to Help Low Income People Pay Utility Bills (Inquirer Editorial) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 442
Judge Tosses Corbett’s Lawsuit Against NCAA 4 MadrasT Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 639
PA. extending moratorium on funding new public school construction and renovation projects 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 678
PA. Treasurer Refuses to Approve $3.5 Million in State Payments for No-Bid Website Work 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 13 447
Corbett's Budget is Cutting Staffing of Attorney General's Office 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 696
Columnist Urges PA. Dem. Legislators to Show Some Backbone (in return for their gas tax votes) 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 484
Study finds Penn State and Pitt are 2 of the Most Expensive Universities for Lower Income Students 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 518
Many people saw warning signs before Phila. building collapse (Phil. Daily News) 5 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 1092
3/4 of PA. School Districts Cutting Back on Instructional Programs Again This Year 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 271
PA. Dems Propose Alternative Budget With More Money for Schools, Less for Corporate Tax Cuts 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 527
TV filming of police drama set in Coatesville area 1 MadrasT Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 599
Federal Agents & PA. Attyn. Gen. Raid Fracking Waste Hauler Than Had Been Praised by Corbett 6 JPZenger May 2013 Jun 2013 5 1319
Pennsylvania Government to Philadelphia Schools: Drop Dead 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 6 544
High Priority: PA. State Police Busting PA. Residents for Buying Booze in Delaware 15 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 12 2926
How Did They a Balance PA. State Budget? They Forced Schools to Eliminate 20,000 Teaching Positions. 4 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 7 813
"If PA. lets the school students of Phila. go down the drain, we all are in big trouble" 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 462
PA. House Republicans Come to the Rescue, With a 0.1% Increase in Public School Funding 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 525
With State refusing to provide more school funds, Phila. district seeks power to collect old taxes 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 1 276
Complete Gridlock in PA. State Legislature 1 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 3 608
PA #1 in bad bridges 5 Pat Riot May 2013 May 2013 9 688
250 Jobs Coming to Horsham Air Guard Station (drone command center) 1 jakeXT May 2013 May 2013 1 949
Teachers Quietly Serve as First Responders to Poverty (Phila. Inquirer article) 1 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 7 514
Philly Expands LGBT Rights, PA House/Senate Might 0 Counterpoint PA May 2013 May 2013 3 452
Climate Change & Renewable Energy Projects in Pennsylvania 2 Counterpoint PA May 2013 May 2013 2 572
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