PA unemployment rate declines in December

PA unemployment rate declines in December

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announced on Friday that the Commonwealth’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the month of December 2016 declined to 5.6 percent, down from November 2016’s rate of 5.7 percent.

Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA Weekly for the week ending January 20, 2017

PA Weekly for the week ending January 20, 2017

PA Weekly is a glance at Capitol happenings as covered by the reporters of Pennsylvania Legislative Services.

Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: Features
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New Senate Education Chairman Calls for Accountability in Education System

New Senate Education Chairman Calls for Accountability in Education System

The new session brings new chairmen to both the Senate and House Education Committees and this feature spotlights Sen. John Eichelberger (R-Blair) in his new role as Majority Chairman of the Senate Education Committee.

Right off the bat, Chairman Eichelberger said substantial change and more accountability need to be brought to Pennsylvania’s schools, particularly in tough state budget times.

Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Matt Hess
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Pittsburgh ICA board gives final approval to city's budget

Pittsburgh ICA board gives final approval to city's budget

During the Pittsburgh Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority’s (ICA) special public meeting Thursday evening, the board finally approved the the city’s $539 million operating budget.

In early October, the board voted to pass the proposed budget contingent upon the city securing the $10 million in gaming revenue it was owed from Rivers Casino after the state Supreme Court ruled the local share tax of casinos unconstitutional.

Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Alanna Koll
Categories: Pittsburgh

Rotunda Ramblings - Episode 31

This week's podcast features an interview with Andrew Ritter, a senior associate with Capital Associates! We talk about his career path through the House, to the office of Gov. Tom Corbett, and his move and perspectives from the private sector.
Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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