The thimble brigade

The thimble brigade

After several days of struggling behind closed doors, the legislature and governor have managed to accomplish … not much. The so-called “reform” bill currently headed toward likely enactment will do little to address Pennsylvania’s crushing $60...
Packing political heat

Packing political heat

State GOP House Speaker Mike Turzai is considering a run for the governor’s office next year, and spent some time recently with some of his core constituents.  He addressed a “Make the Second Amendment Great Again” (as if it isn’t anymore)...
The nest egg

The nest egg

Ex-federal convict and erstwhile state Sen. Bob Mellow wants his $246,000 annual state pension restored. Many, us included, think that’s a bad idea.