Vape ’em if you got ’em

Vape ’em if you got ’em

The FDA push to restrict vaping among kids is both laudable and remarkable. The Trump administration seems always ready to let industries do whatever they want, free from regulation and with little regard to the public’s health or for a cleaner...
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...
Our not-so-beautiful balloon

Our not-so-beautiful balloon

— A long-delayed severance tax on natural gas drillers — a levy enacted by every other major gas-producing state — would go a long way toward helping Pennsylvania solve its systemic budget shortfalls and provide better funding for public education....