State Senate Republicans apparently need a governor of the opposite party to convince them of their own party’s proposals. They are considering resurrecting a key provision of a pension reform plan that they failed to embrace after Republican former Gov. (read more)
Conservatives and liberals from their respective ends of the political spectrum have criticized the Medicare compromise approved last week by the House in a rare bipartisan overwhelming vote, 392-37. Conservative activists complained that the $200 billion (read more)

Chris Kelly
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Former Scranton Firefighters Union President Dave Gervasi and I were never friendly, but we once had a reluctant professional relationship predicated on a pair of assumptions: He would dismiss anything I wrote as anti-union propaganda and I would treat just about anything he said as crapola. (read more)

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