Self-segregation

— Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer finally got around to vetoing SB 1062, the state’s so-called “religious freedom” bill, after hemming and hawing over the political fallout. See, by doing the right thing — the bill would have allowed...

On the email trail

— Until recently, the Pennsylvania Attorney-General’s office had a policy of retaining official emails for up to five years. That changed after then-AG Tom Corbett was elected governor and his immediate successor, William Ryan, cut the retention period to...

Fine for thee, but not for me

— Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is suing to stop a frack-water storage facility from being built near his high-dollar Texas home. One has to wonder if the incongruity his suit and his company’s role as the biggest player in hydro-fracture shale gas and oil...

Gulp!

— Health insurance giant Highmark’s pending acquisition of local boys NEPA Blue Cross is probably inevitable. Indeed, based on revenue and subscribership alone, NEPA Blue Cross’ books represent just slightly more than a rounding error compared to the...