Commonwealth Confidential Archive: July, 2012

Team USA Manufacturing wins one, outfitting U.S. gymnasts

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After all the hullabaloo about the uniforms Team U.S.A. athletes wore in the opening cermony of the Olympics being produced in China, we now... Read more

U.S. Senator Bob Casey - will he run against Corbett in 2014?

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The door is open for Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey to challenge Gov. Tom Corbett in the 2014 election. But Casey wouldn't say Monday whether... Read more

State Dems seeking to knock former state Rep. DeWeese off the ballot

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Jailed former state Rep. Bill DeWeese is still on the ballot in the southwestern Pennsylvania district he once called home - but perhaps... Read more

Central PA man threatening to desecrate Quran over controversial PA House resolution

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Remember that state House resolution declaring 2012 the "Year of the Bible" in Pennsylvania? So does Ernest Perce V, director of the state... Read more

Rendell fans the flames, says Gov. Corbett should talk Sandusky

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Gov. Corbett has some explaining to do, according to former Gov. Ed Rendell. Speaking on a Philadelphia sports talk radio show Monday, the... Read more

New voter ID glitch: State ID cards fail expiration date test

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Another glitch has cropped up in the implementation of Pennsylvania's new voter identification law. This time it involves the 74,000 state... Read more

Voter ID takes yet another hit

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Just what the Republican-led Voter ID effort in Pennsylvania needed - another link to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. The Philadelphia... Read more

Activists say Capitol has changed little since 2005 pay raise

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The names have changed, but everything else has stayed the same. That’s the case made by the government reform groups Rock the Capitol... Read more