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Christine M. Flowers: 2 women, and what they're fighting for
Posted on Fri, Feb 15, 2013
TWO WOMEN made news this month who probably have never met but who are well-aware of each other: Kathleen Kane and Sue Paterno.
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Letters to the Editor
ISSUE | PA. BUDGET STALEMATE Time for a mediator Because there appears to be no discernible process working in the Pennsylvania budget negotiations, I sent a letter on Nov. 23 to Gov. Wolf, House Majority Leader Dave Reed, and House Minority Leader Frank Dermody urging them to use a mediator. Given that negotiations have extended over the past five months and continue today, the assistance of a mediator is warranted.
UNTIL THREE years ago, my wife and I were like a lot of immigrants: Drawn to the U.S. by jobs better than what we could find at home, we saw ourselves as outsiders - temporary resident aliens, as the government called us. Even living in Washington, I followed U.S. politics with detachment, the way you'd watch a football game between two schools in states you've never been to. When our friends back home in Canada asked if we planned to stay, we'd shrug and joke about the weather being better.