On Santa’s list

On Santa’s list

State Rep. Kevin Haggerty of Dunmore has gone missing. Despite reeling in a base $86,000 annual salary with benefits that ordinary, workaday private-sector schmoes can only dream of, Haggerty has missed every single floor vote since July 22. In short, the...
A-hunting they will go

A-hunting they will go

Pennsylvania’s famously bought-and-paid-for legislature (especially the Republicans who run both of its chambers) limps from one budget deficit to the next, plugging and patching the fiscal holes with cuts, borrowing, gambling revenue and short-term accounting...