Say What? Archive: April, 2010

Don't spoil Gettysburg experience with gambling

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Since the state Gaming Control Board in 2006 rejected a proposed slots parlor several miles from the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg... Read more

State must put a lid on political spending

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It may be years, if ever, before Pennsylvania reforms its no-holds-barred campaign-finance rules for legislative and statewide elected offices... Read more

Drop the DROP

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It is bad enough that a handful of elected city officials have abused the pension perk known as DROP. But now there is more compelling evidence... Read more

Backsliding away

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City Council should be focused on the looming budget crisis and trying to prevent tax hikes that will stunt the city economy in the long run... Read more

Fed up in New Jersey

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Angry New Jersey voters sent a strong message Tuesday when they rejected almost 60 percent of local school budgets. That’s the largest... Read more

One cut too deep

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One of New Jersey’s periodic waves of corruption revelations started in the late ’60s, after an assistant attorney general famously... Read more

For the Republicans, Toomey is best

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Pat Toomey, the man who drove Arlen Specter from the Republican Party, believes it’s finally his year to capture a U.S. Senate seat... Read more