Around 200 protestors were waiting for Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter when he arrived at City Hall for his annual budget address to City Council last Thursday.
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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) Marketing Director Jim Short’s career came to an abrupt end last week with his retirement just days before publication of a State Ethics Commissioner report that will likely cast him in a negative light.
After more than two years of wrangling over renewal of a three-year employment contract that expired June 30, 2012, the Saucon Valley School Board has lost faith in the teachers union’s ability to negotiate. Board member Bryan Eichfeld, a hardwood salesman and former Navy Reserve lieutenant commander, chalked the impasse up to the union’s “greed” […]
Pennsylvania public union leaders said Wednesday if a proposed “Paycheck Protection” bill is signed into law it will cost the unions a considerable amount of money and manpower, diminishing normal union representation activities.
The recent arrest of 10 Philly union members shines a national spotlight on a state law that allows unions to stalk, harass and threaten without penalty.
Nearly $23 million in tax credits is sitting in state coffers waiting to be distributed to families wanting to put their children in private schools.
The legal fight over the commonwealth’s Right to Know Law has taken a bizarre twist that could result in a precedent being established by private attorneys.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) has taken the unusual step of involving himself in the state legislative battle over “paycheck protection” by asking Republican leadership in the General Assembly to refuse to consider the measure.
Two bills, bottled up for months in state House and Senate committees, are apparently causing public employee unions so much concern they have started a door-to-door misinformation campaign in targeted Republican House districts.
Big Labor is going “all in” to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett with a pro-union Democrat. Media Trackers’ review of campaign finance documents filed with the PA Department of State reveals that, to date, labor unions have collectively made contributions totaling more than $550,000 to State Treasurer Rob McCord and Montgomery County Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz. […]