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Budget Crisis Devastates Pennsylvania's Domestic Violence Shelters

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

Domestic violence shelters in Pennsylvania are quickly running out of money and face possible closure because of a monthslong budget impasse in the st...

Who's To Blame For Pennsylvania's School Closings?

Peter Greene | Posted 05.27.2015 | Education
Peter Greene

It is some sort of amazing Jedi mind trick -- citizens and taxpayers are looking right past the causes of schools' financial problems and deciding to blame it all on local school boards.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pennsylvania District Protests Toll Of Sequestration Cuts | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

As most congressional lawmakers spend Easter recess hosting town halls and fundraising, Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-Pa.) plans to highlight the impact ...

Let Them Eat Opera: Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Gets Honored for Supporting the Arts While Slashing the Arts

Pamela Haag | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics
Pamela Haag

Giving a Lifetime Achievement Award for the arts to a governor who is slashing an educational foundation of the arts is one small, but provocative, example of the fantastical cognitive dissonance in politics today.

Light Tea In Pennsylvania

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.09.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

In Governor Corbett's 2011-12 budget and his budget freeze, Pennsylvania's state-owned universities lost more than $112 million in Harrisburg funding. Put together, his proposed budget would mean that the state university system will have lost $175 million in funds 2010.

Ed Rendell: Every State Worker Should Have A Statue Of Me

Penn Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When they go and collect the career highlights of Ed Rendell, there's no doubt the Pennsylvania Governor will find this piece of videotape from The Pi...

5 States Brace For Shutdowns

Los Angeles Times | P.J. Huffstutter and Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reporting from Indianapolis and Denver -- The last time Indiana missed its deadline for passing a budget and had to shut down the government was durin...