Commuting judge kills commuter tax

Visiting Philadelphia Judge John Braxton has struck down Scranton’s commuter tax, which was slated to begin Wednesday. It’s welcome news, which you can access here. I’ll opine on the judge’s decision in my Wednesday column, which I will write...

Say what?

Writing two columns for Wednesday, just in case. Judge John Braxton is expected to rule today on a lawsuit to block Scranton’s commuter tax, which will cost the Kelly household more than $800 a year. Also, Scran’n is the Number Two seed in Gawker’s...

Scranton’s commuter tax struck down again!

— BREAKING: For the second time, a judge has struck down an attempt by Scranton to fleece tax poor suckers who can’t vote in city elections non-resident workers in order to shore up its mismanaged pension plans. Here’s my cartoon about the...
Morning blend, 9/30/14

Morning blend, 9/30/14

I love the smell of newsprint in the morning. An eye-opening review of today’s headlines: Chasing a ghost The Times-Tribune has the latest on the search for Eric Frein, accused of murdering a state trooper and wounding another. Unfortunately, the latest remains...

Grandkids and automobiles

Just some fun stuff today  Tom Wolf’s Democratic campaign for governor highlighted the Jeep he drives, but he doesn’t usually drive it while he’s campaigning, according to his spokesman and campaign finance reports. Mr. Wolf bought a Ford C-Max hybrid...