Philadelphia Democrat John McDaniel, former campaign manager for City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, was sentenced Tuesday to serve a year and a day in federal prison for wire fraud charges related to stealing $100,000 in campaign and PAC money.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) is looking to break up the state’s Prohibition-era monopoly of state liquor sales in the face of mounting union opposition.
A Pennsylvania sheriff was arrested Monday for allegedly threatening to cut off and eat a worker’s hands, beat a reporter, and coerce witnesses, according to USA Today.
A few weeks back, Mark Hemingway wrote an excellent cover story for the Weekly Standard on the growing scourge of “human rights commissions.” In it, Hemingway recounted how the owner of his favorite bar felt the eye of Sauron fall upon him for cracking a joke at noted racist Marion Barry’s expense. The First Amendment, you see, is no defense when someone’s feelings might be hurt:
Several Philadelphia labor groups allegedly used feces, urine, spit, and fire to persuade businesses to hire union labor and area businesses are fighting back.
Six GOP lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a proposal to make the “Keystone State” the nation’s 25th right-to-work state.
Union members represented 11.3 percent of the American workforce in 2012, a drop from 2011’s 11.8 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon took out a full-page ad in the New York Times Monday to protest natural gas fracking in New York state.
Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) was instrumental in securing millions of dollars in stimulus funds for the Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA)—money that federal auditors later found was used for shoddy and unsafe work at low-income housing units.