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"Public Schools Are the Glue that Hold Neighborhoods Together" (Inquirer piece by Sen. Leach) 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 502
After Florida loophole closed for concealed weapons, Rep. Senator tries to open new loophole 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 255
$4 Billion of Tax dollars spent on PA. charter schools with little oversight and few results 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 489
Pro-Voucher Group Urges Corbett to Exploit Phila. $ Schools Crisis to Help His Re-Election 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 660
PA.'s Tragic Betrayal of Its Public Schools (by a retired school superintendent) 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 391
Some Moderate Repub. PA. Senators Working on Additional Funding for Urban Schools 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 367
Rep. Legislator Says Mass Transit is Welfare (it keeps people off welfare by getting them to jobs) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 452
Gasland Part 2 is out, and it does not look good for PA. 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 15 556
Max Myers: Democratic Candidate for PA Governor on Progressive Issues [VIDEO] 1 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 551
Will the Supreme Court decision on Arizona's Voting Law have an effect in PA? 10 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 709
PA Senate Democrats Unveil Budget Proposal [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 279
"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 1308
Decarcerate PA Activists March 100 Miles to Protest New Prisons [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 441
Corbett Forces His Conservation & Natural Resources Dept. Head to Resign 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 639
New State Supreme Court Justice nominated by Corbutt. 0 femmocrat Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 436
Gov. Corbett's Education Cuts Devastate Pennsylvania Students & Schools [VIDEO] 0 Counterpoint PA Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 457
PA. House Repubs Block Dem Efforts to Increase School Funding & Slow Down Business Tax Cuts 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 811
Toomey SUPPORTS Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rate-to pay the extra $4k, stop drinking Starbucks 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1020
PA. is losing out on 35,000 health care jobs by refusing Federal $ for Medical Assistance expansion 6 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 807
Rumor FBI investigating Dem.state supreme court justice McCaffery 2 Divernan Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1101
PA. is 47th Among the States in the Percent of Public School $ Funded by the State 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 1024
One of the best Corbett Satires.... Ever (His Brilliant Re-Election Strategy Uncovered) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 6 739
Why is PA. issuing $200 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds to Expand Private Landfills? 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 692
Phila. Schools Send out 3,800 More Layoff Notices (Inquirer Article) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 670
PA Voters Favor Democrats Over Corbett for Governor in 2014 5 blue neen Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 670
PVR CHAPIN PLANT aka THE GREEN MONSTER 3 Frack Glop Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 576
Pennsylvania Public Schools Are "Bleeding Out" from Budget Cuts 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 454
The Real Costs to Pennsylvania of Cutting Public School Funding 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 608
Arts Charter School Gets $3 Million State Grant-While Public Schools Layoff All Art & Music Teachers 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 603
Teacher Invited to Come to Corbett's Press Conference, & then Kicked Out for Having an Opinion 2 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 12 547
Pa. Delaying Use of Federal Funds to Help Low Income People Pay Utility Bills (Inquirer Editorial) 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 3 435
Judge Tosses Corbett’s Lawsuit Against NCAA 4 MadrasT Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 628
PA. extending moratorium on funding new public school construction and renovation projects 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 658
PA. Treasurer Refuses to Approve $3.5 Million in State Payments for No-Bid Website Work 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 13 443
Corbett's Budget is Cutting Staffing of Attorney General's Office 4 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 5 682
Columnist Urges PA. Dem. Legislators to Show Some Backbone (in return for their gas tax votes) 3 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 2 480
Study finds Penn State and Pitt are 2 of the Most Expensive Universities for Lower Income Students 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 514
Many people saw warning signs before Phila. building collapse (Phil. Daily News) 5 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 1077
3/4 of PA. School Districts Cutting Back on Instructional Programs Again This Year 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 267
PA. Dems Propose Alternative Budget With More Money for Schools, Less for Corporate Tax Cuts 1 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 4 523
TV filming of police drama set in Coatesville area 1 MadrasT Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 588
Federal Agents & PA. Attyn. Gen. Raid Fracking Waste Hauler Than Had Been Praised by Corbett 6 JPZenger May 2013 Jun 2013 5 1301
Pennsylvania Government to Philadelphia Schools: Drop Dead 0 JPZenger Jun 2013 Jun 2013 6 538
High Priority: PA. State Police Busting PA. Residents for Buying Booze in Delaware 15 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 12 2855
How Did They a Balance PA. State Budget? They Forced Schools to Eliminate 20,000 Teaching Positions. 4 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 7 799
"If PA. lets the school students of Phila. go down the drain, we all are in big trouble" 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 454
PA. House Republicans Come to the Rescue, With a 0.1% Increase in Public School Funding 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 521
With State refusing to provide more school funds, Phila. district seeks power to collect old taxes 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 1 272
Complete Gridlock in PA. State Legislature 1 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 3 599
PA #1 in bad bridges 5 Pat Riot May 2013 May 2013 9 681
250 Jobs Coming to Horsham Air Guard Station (drone command center) 1 jakeXT May 2013 May 2013 1 937
Teachers Quietly Serve as First Responders to Poverty (Phila. Inquirer article) 1 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 7 508
Philly Expands LGBT Rights, PA House/Senate Might 0 Counterpoint PA May 2013 May 2013 3 446
Climate Change & Renewable Energy Projects in Pennsylvania 2 Counterpoint PA May 2013 May 2013 2 565
Allentown Schools Have Cut 404 Jobs Since Corbett Took Control of the Budget 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 1 1105
Corbett: If You Can Find Me a Latino, Let Me Know, Maybe I'll Hire My First One 9 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 1226
Demographic map of PGH mayoral primary vote 1 Pat Riot May 2013 May 2013 1 468
RIP former Pennsylvania Governor George Leader (DEM). He held office from 01-18-1955 to 01-20-1959. 3 John1956PA May 2013 May 2013 3 608
PA. Screws Financially Distressed Cities Yet Again - Prohibit Transfers from Water and Sewer Account 4 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 5 878
Activists Try to Convince Voters to Not Give Chief Supreme Court Justice Castille Another Term 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 375
The Teabaggers Try to Take Complete Control of Lehigh County... but the Moderates Strike Back 2 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 0 0
Corbett's brief: Penn State sanctions will cause other colleges to make more money on sweat shirts 1 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 7 592
Corbett is being flown around by Empire Beauty Schools 7 JPZenger May 2012 May 2013 2 1426
Peduto wins Pittsburgh mayor's race. 3 femmocrat May 2013 May 2013 1 785
Corbett receives cool reception at Millersville graduation. 4 Divernan May 2013 May 2013 14 959
A Handy Reference Guide on Who is Donating to Corporate-Style Education Reform 1 Addison May 2013 May 2013 11 487
Corbett's Pension "Fix" Will Increase PA's Pension Debt by $25 Billion, Says PA. Treasurer 2 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 8 751
Pittsburgh Mayoral Race (just my opinions, I could be wrong) 17 Pat Riot May 2013 May 2013 1 2671
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 grntuscarora May 2013 May 2013 0 309
Everyone kicks PA.'s Education Secretary on His Way Out - Good Riddance 3 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 2 727
State Right-to-Know Chief Says Tax-payer Funded Charter Schools Routinely Ignore Right-to-Know Law 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 4 597
Corbett's 'no-cost' website contract will cost taxpayers millions 2 Number9Dream May 2013 May 2013 5 677
Reearch Group Says PA. Legislature is Pretending to Close Delaware Loophole, But They Really Aren't 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 3 422
Sestak forming a committee for re-match run against Toomey for Senate - in 2016 2 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 0 664
Interesting article on the ways many different interests are profiting from charter schools 0 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 5 497
PA. Gas Production Doubled, but PA.'s Impact Fee Revenues Fell; Fees Not Tied to Production Amts. 3 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 8 720
Site near Phila. to be used to transport PA. natural gas products onto ships for overseas markets 11 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 5 1759
New Franklin Marshall Poll: Only 25% believe Corbett deserves reelection. 3 PA Democrat May 2013 May 2013 9 665
Hey Governor Corbett: Please Visit a Philadelphia Public School to See We're Worth Funding 2 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 3 525
This message was self-deleted by its author 3 JPZenger May 2013 May 2013 8 965
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