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Pittsburgh Police Residency

(June 14, 2017)--Summary: The state’s highest court has overturned a lower court ruling on a 2014 arbitration award regarding a requirement that police be residents of the City. As a result of the ruling, instead of being required to reside in the City of Pittsburgh to be employed as a Pittsburgh ...

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Yes, Comey Exonerated Trump

(This article first appeared on PennLIVE.com)

Former FBI Director James Comey's testimony last week before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is a total vindication of President Donald Trump.

James Comey has lost what ...

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The Case for Tax Reform

Club for Growth and ATR Make the Case
for Lasting Tax Reform

“The budget window has traditionally been a decade.
But the Senate could make it 25 years.”


Washington, DC â€"Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh and Americans ...

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No Nonsense K-12 Education

School’s out. Grades are in: Too many public schools have failed minority and disadvantaged inner-city and rural area students. Many fail other kids, too. Quality education has become the fundamental civil rights issue of this century.

In plain language, the ...

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Toomey Statement on Russian Sanctions

Washington, D.C. - Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the passage of the Russia amendment (S.Amdt 232) to Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S. 722). The amendment passed 97-2.

“I have long said Russia is no friend of the United States. ...

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NFIB Welcomes New Legislative Director

HARRISBURG, (June 1, 2014) â€" The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) which represents 14,000 small businesses in Pennsylvania, today announced that Rebecca Oyler of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, has been named state legislative director. She will lead NFIB’s day-to-day lobbying ...

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Journey of a Thousand Miles

Centuries ago the Chinese philosopher Lao Tuz observed that “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” The same can be said for the modest pension reform law signed this week by Governor Tom Wolf. Proponents call the law “transformative," others say it will do little or ...

Posted on 12 June 2017 Keep Reading...

New Conservative Legal Mainstream

Senators Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy claimed that newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch was not in the “legal mainstream.” They were referring to the “living Constitution” approach to constitutional interpretation. That interpretative approach, still thriving today and ...

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We Are Living in Safest Period in Human History

1 in 30,000.

1 in 10,000,000.

1 in 160,000,000.

They aren’t lottery odds, but the chances that your commercial flight will possibly be hijacked.

There are ...

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Deplorable Votes Matter

In his June 5 column, “Why Elites Hate: The liberal contempt for middle America is baked into the idea of identity politics,” Wall Street Journal columnist William McGurn maintained that Democrats have lost votes and political power through their recurring expressions of condescension.
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