State House Speaker Samuel Smith made the unexpected announcement Monday that he will retire at the conclusion of his current term.
Pennsylvania’s public employee unions wasted no time Tuesday in attacking the Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget plan presented by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett.
Contract negotiations in the Neshaminy School District dragged on for five years before coming to an end in June of 2013.
After a union rally in Harrisburg, the driver of a mobile billboard displaying a conservative message said a group of union members mobbed his truck.
The left-wing Americans United for Change has mischaracterized at least three Pennsylvania congressmen as “tea stained.”
The Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com labeled Republican Gov. Tom Corbett “yellow” and “chicken hearted” Friday after Corbett refused to confront public union protestors who disrupted a school awards ceremony.
An event protest led by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) this morning shifted the focus from the academic achievements of Philadelphia students to so-called “education cuts” and drove Republican Gov. Tom Corbett away from a scheduled appearance.
The Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), the state’s largest teacher union, has been criticizing, satirizing and attacking Republican Gov. Tom Corbett for nearly all of the three years he has held office.
public-sector union leaders are preparing to thwart Gov. Tom Corbett’s popular legislative priorities: getting Harrisburg out of the booze business and overhauling the pension program for state and public school employees.
The Philadelphia School District could face a credit downgrade from its current Ba2 rating if certain reforms do not take place. Moody’s Investors Services, a rating agency, released a report last week calling for a new contract between the school district and the labor unions, improved student retainment, better budgetary management, and the guarantee of […]