Barbara Murphy had an up-close view of how much money her nonprofit was losing and worried it would only get worse in the throes of the recession.
Month: March 2016
Customers could pay more for trash pickup if the governor’s plan to hike the fees for dumping waste at landfills is approved, waste haulers said.
Long after Johnstown’s rivers receded in 1936, a so-called “temporary” liquor tax to aid the city’s recovery has remained – even though it has been nearly 80 years since it’s been used to benefit Johnstown or any statewide flood relief.
Too often in politics, one-sided sounds bites rise above fact-based evidence.
A recent PennLive column by Wolf administration spokesman Jeffrey Sheridan on the need to raise minimum wage doesn’t present a clear picture of who is making the minimum wage in Pennsylvania.
Fracking has diminished tremendously over the past year – across Southwestern Pennsylvania and the nation.
Lots of eyebrows have been raised – and more than a few remain arched high among those in the commonwealth’s shale gas industry – over a conference call this month set up by Deutsche Bank Markets Research and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
The $52-billion-asset Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System lost money last year, trailing the performance of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey state worker pension investment returns for 2015, according to a report the system released Friday.
The first export shipment of Marcellus Shale ethane set sail Wednesday afternoon from Sunoco Logistics Partners’ Marcus Hook terminal to a petrochemical plant in Norway.
The state government’s principal solution so far to the public pension crisis that it created is to turn taxpayers upside and shake them.