Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Friday's DN: Keystoned State, an update on Corbett, jobs and drug testing

The Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association issues a survey following up on Gov. Corbett's claim last year that employers "can't find anybody that has passed a drug test." The survey shows two out of three job applicants pass the drug test. Also in Clout today, FOP President John McNesby considers a potential special election for the state Senate and state Rep. Ed Neilson is in no hurry to be sworn in for his City Council seat.

Friday's DN: Keystoned State, an update on Corbett, jobs and drug testing

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The Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association issues a survey following up on Gov. Corbett's claim last year that employers "can't find anybody that has passed a drug test."  The survey shows two out of three job applicants pass the drug test.  Also in Clout today, FOP President John McNesby considers a potential special election for the state Senate and state Rep. Ed Neilson is in no hurry to be sworn in for his City Council seat.

Mayor Nutter tours violence-plagued Bartram High School.

Nutter also appointed a panel yesterday to study the issue of paid sick leave.

And District Council 33 President Pete Matthews urges City Council to hold up on passing a city budget until contract negotiations resume

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