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With the passage of the 2018-2019 state budget, the commonwealth will spend $32,714,991,000 in taxpayer money for the general fund. This translates to $89,630,112 a day, $3,734,588 an hour, … more
Have you ever been on a cruise? I had my first experience in February when my older daughter and I traveled on a large boat with about 1,300 others in the Caribbean. This was something we had … more
In mid-April, New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that could raise residents’ electric bills by $300 million each year. Legislators want to use the funds to bail out two nuclear power plants … more
Who doesn’t love price cuts? Paying less always feels like a win, whether it’s saving thousands on a home or pennies on a cup of coffee. Come July 1, residents and businesses across … more
For the first time since 1950, the census will ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens. It may seem innocuous, but the addition of the question — in essence, a door-to-door government … more
Someone recently asked us, “Do CEOs make great political leaders?” The reply? An emphatic “maybe.” The answer likely was not what they wanted to hear. We certainly have a good … more
The desire to live forever is often the attribute of a madman. At least, that’s how it’s portrayed in countless works of fiction. Think about every movie, play, novel and television … more
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s latest assessment of how bay states are doing when it comes to meeting pollution-reduction goals made news recently. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania’s … more
May and June are the times for graduations from high school or from college. This is a major milestone in one’s life that should be celebrated with parties and specially planned trips or … more
Newspaper staffs across the commonwealth work tirelessly, day in and day out, to deliver fact-based news and information. It is the pledge of dedicated journalists, who are also fellow members of the … more
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