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Monthly Archives: February 2014
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Light or no blogging today as I’m headed out to Harrisburg for the Progressive Summit. Don’t forget to come meet your political media overlords at this panel on Saturday at 3:30 with John Micek, Brittany Foster, Randy LoBasso, and me.
The latest Quinnipiac poll results contained an interesting milestone in the Democratic primary for Governor – it was the first time one of the Democratic candidates polled over 50% against Tom Corbett: The light blue bars represent Quinnipiac’s December 2013 … More after the jump
Jake Corman, the Republican state Senator in the 34th Senate district, is considered to be a rising star in PA Republican politics. Based on the last three statewide elections’ results, the 34th district is something like an R+5, so it … More after the jump
Democrat Erin McClelland, congressional candidate in Pennsylvania’s 12th district, has secured the endorsement of United Steelworkers Local 1196, which represents workers at ATI Allegheny Ludlum. USW 1196 is the oldest USW local in the country, and played a pivotal role … More after the jump
Tom Wolf is out with a new release this morning promising that he’ll make a fair education funding formula a top priority, and this assessment of the problem elsewhere on his website shows that he really gets it: Governor Corbett’s … More after the jump
A few comments on this post noted that school district consolidation at the county level wouldn’t do anything for Philadelphia, and that’s true. Philly already has a countywide school district. But this gets at the political problem with having varied … More after the jump
I’m on a panel with my friend Brittany Foster of Politics PA this Saturday at the Progressive Summit at 3:30. It’s called Meet the Press and one of my PA political journalism heroes, John Micek, is moderating. Come say hi.
Last week Emily Previti worked up a great data driven parking piece for Harrisburg’s P/N. Her conclusions were: · Harrisburg’s new ticket costs seem high. Harrisburg’s old $14 expired meter fine ranked 32nd; the new $30 fine ranks 11th. Scranton, an Act … More after the jump
With the flurry of gubernatorial polling published in the last few days, it’s easy to overlook Harper Polling’s recent results of the first poll tracking the less-sexy Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor. But a look into the results indicates more … More after the jump