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Abolish the CFPB

One of the most obvious means of shrinking the size of the federal government is to eliminate some of its agencies. Although many champions of limited government, including former President Ronald Reagan, have called for the shutting down of various federal agencies to reduce wasteful government ...

Posted on 14 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Boycotting Civil Rights Museum Opening Was Wrong

Child sees Santa Claus.

Child is afraid of Santa.

Child refuses to speak with Santa.

Parents reason with child, explaining that if he doesn’t talk, Kris Kringle won’t know what he wants and, ...

Posted on 14 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Mueller Investigation Flawed

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has revealed no evidence the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election.

Yet it grinds on with no end in sight. Mueller has been reduced to playing the ...

Posted on 14 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Time for a State Constitutional Convention

I was privileged to represent the citizens of the 88th Legislative District in Cumberland County from 1981-1988. I believed then, as now, that citizens should serve in the General Assembly for a brief period by offering up the best ideas for making our Commonwealth better for all, and then return ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

House Votes Special Privilege for Major Donors

Commonwealth Partners
Contact: Gina Diorio, 862-703-6670
gina@thecommonwealthpartners.com

Pa. House Votes to Keep Special Privilege for Major Political Donors
Wolf’s Allies Retain Political Perk for Gov’t Unions that Gave Millions to Their Campaigns

HARRISBURG, ...

Posted on 13 December 2017 Keep Reading...

Union Leaders Flex Political Muscle

Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: John Bouder, 570-490-1042, jrb@commonwealthfoundation.org

Union Leaders Flex Political Muscle, Block Good Government Reform
82 Lobbyists Protect Unethical Political Perk for Government Unions

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House Votes to Restrict Abortions

HARRISBURG â€" The state House passed a proposal Tuesday night to shorten the period during which a woman may have a legal abortion, sending the measure to Gov. Tom Wolf, who has said he will veto it.

The proposal would make abortions illegal after 20 weeks ...

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

While the Republican Congress remains paralyzed over how to repeal and replace Obamacare, recent activity among two of the healthcare industry’s largest players could signal a new approach to delivering access to affordable healthcare. CVS, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, recently ...

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City Cooperation Key to Fixing PWSA

The roots of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority’s (PWSA) management and operational miasma are as deep as they are troubling. Which is a very sad commentary on the city’s elected and appointed leaders.

The PWSA’s dubious history has been ...

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The Problem of Net Neutrality

On November 21, the Federal Communications Commission announced plans to revisit its Obama-era internet regulations. It seems likely that the resulting vote will repeal the policies often referred to as net neutrality. The name is, perhaps, misleading; to support net neutrality is to support ...

Posted on 12 December 2017 Keep Reading...

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