The Pennsylvania Senate Judicial Committee this week unanimously approved a bill that would close a loophole in criminal law allowing union violence.
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A local Pennsylvania school board revoked a generous teacher union contract approved by the previous “lame duck” board.
The union misled members about the status and content of labor negotiations.
As the head of a union whose members allegedly teach respect and civility, PSEA President Michael Crossey in his column, labeled critics of the failing public school system “bullies, who want to silence our voices.”
State Representative Kate Harper is reintroducing legislation to prohibit strikes at Pennsylvania’s largest mass transit system.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane hired an attorney to review what she called an unprosecutable investigation and possibly file a lawsuit against the Inquirer.
“A lie told often enough becomes the truth,” said Vladimir Lenin. In Harrisburg, state legislators are beginning to accept as gospel an oft-repeated fabrication that might be the death of meaningful and much-needed government pension reform. The state’s two public pension systems – the State Employees Retirement System (SERS) and the Public School Employees Retirement […]
“As a boss, you don’t ask employees to contribute to a cause, because it could be seen as coercive. It can also be seen as a not-so-subtle hint to reporters to skew their coverage.”
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane dropped an investigation that found at least five Philadelphia officials in violation of state ethics law.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a hearing on charter school accountability in Philadelphia Friday, where he was inundated with common complaints.