Daily Archives: December 13, 2012

Going Over Fiscal Cliff Will Cost Pennsylvania $300 Million

Pennsylvania would lose about $300 million in federal money starting in January, said Charles Zogby, Gov. Tom Corbett‘s budget secretary. “The potential impact of going over the ‘fiscal cliff,‘ on every state, is enormous,” Corbett told the Tribune-Review last week. … Continue reading

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ACLU to Challenge Constitutionality of Voter ID Law

This morning in Commonwealth Court, the next steps could be decided in the legal battle over Pennsylvania’s new law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls. The law passed the GOP-controlled legislature last spring, and was promptly signed … Continue reading

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Until Spending is Addressed Budget Problems Will Persist

Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said that while President Barack Obama is advocating for Clinton-era tax rates on the nation’s top income earners, he “completely ignores Clinton-level spending,” which declined in the 1990s. “The president’s very focused on trying to get … Continue reading

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