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Openly gay Pa. Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, was blocked from talking about the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday on the floor of the Pennsylvania House by a ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 09:18 AM PDT with 127 Recommends
It's possible that soon, Pennsylvanians 60 and older crushed by soaring local property taxes will be able to have them reduced by "volunteering" to work at a local school to earn property tax credits.
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 08:16 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Pennsylvania State Senate While Pennsylvania has proven to be stubbornly Democratic in ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 08:31 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
A bill that would provide universal health care coverage for all Pennsylvanians is being considered in the PA Legislature, and a new study about the plan says it would be just as healthy for the ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 04:05 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
There are currently 60 health care centers across Pennsylvania where people who have illnesses or injuries but don't have the money for treatment can go for care. The Corbett administration is now ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 01:17 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Every ten years, following the census, the political party in power gets to redraw the lines of congressional districts. This process, called redistricting , is often used by the party in power to ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 01:47 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The term anti-democracy may seem automatically hyperbolic, but if you believe knowing things like the political party of the major contenders in a race and the correct day (or month, for that matter)
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 09:53 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC has been making more and more news of late. ALEC which prides themselves as a: "Nonpartisan individual membership organization of state legislators ...
by ProgressMoShuffle
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed May 09, 2012 at 04:21 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
by themann1086
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Oct 13, 2006 at 09:47 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
PA House Republican Daryl Metcalfe (12th District - Butler county), after introducing legislation to stop enforcement of any new federal guns and ammunition restrictions in Pennsylvania, is now ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 01:47 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Earlier this week I wrote an article on Pennsylvania House Bill 1077, The Woman's Right to Know Act. A bill, which would require medical providers to offer an ultrasound prior to an abortion. HB1077 ...
by ProgressMoShuffle
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Feb 25, 2012 at 07:37 AM PST with 11 Recommends
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I report about a new deregulation of the controversial ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 01:37 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA. In the Worst Pennsylvanians of the Week, a PA Supreme Court Justice who was convicted of using state-paid court ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 07:14 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
It doesn't greatly disappoint me that there are Republicans in the PA Legislature who hate the idea of "welfare" so much that they want to take away millions of dollars that were supposed to go to ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 12:05 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 04:30 PM PST with 6 Recommends
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, Counterpoint PA's homage to the Keith Olbermann: ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 03:41 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I talk about a new report from the US Bureau of ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 02:54 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I talk about a dramatic stand-off over LGBT ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 03:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA.
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 05:01 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In Counterpoint PA's special homage to Keith ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 03:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends