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Throw this one in the “color me shocked” filing folder, but the American Legislative Exchange Council is calling some Pennsylvania budget shots when it comes to funding education.  In a tweet the Koch Brother funded Commonwealth Foundation claimed that a severance tax for education founding …

Geography Lesson: Pennsylvania is in the North There’s a saying about Pennsylvania.  You have Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Pennsyltucky in the middle.  Well folks, some living in the Pennsyltucky part of Pennsylvania seem to be pissed off about the flag going down.  To be fair, some people …

Wall Street Journal Crash? Site Down

July 8, 2015 // 2 Comments

What’s happening over at the Wall Street Journal? Their site is down. H/T to Doug Henwood who tweeted this out moments ago: Holy shit. Capitalism under attack. First the @NYSE. Now this is what you get at http://t.co/CSADwr3CMu pic.twitter.com/LUlCjMgvu1 — Doug Henwood (@DougHenwood) July 8, 2015 …

We’re coming up to the budget deadline and the Pennsylvania GOP want to keep Pennsylvania’s public schools the most unequal in the country.  Last March, the Washington Post reported that per-pupil funding in the Commonwealth’s richest school districts is 33.5 percent higher than the state’s poorest …

Facing long odds, a small group of legislators and activists stood up against the National Rifle Association and the Republican Party, and today, they were handed a near unanimous ruling by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania.  On the last day of the 2013-2014 legislative session, …

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