After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
In his 2015 budget address, Gov. Tom Wolf urged dissenters, "If you don't agree with my ideas, here is my request: please come with your own ideas. It's not good enough to just say no and continue with the same old same old." Talk is one thing -- action is another.Wolf's recent veto of a responsible budget that shields working famili […]
"What chumps!"-- Chief Justice John Roberts, June 29, 2015Roberts' intellectual complexity does not prevent him from expressing himself pithily, as he did with those words when dissenting in a case from Arizona. Joined by Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, Roberts' dissent should somewhat mollify conservatives who are disma […]
As you read this, Pennsylvania's budget deadline once again will have come and gone, leaving lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf trying to explain how, in failing to agree on a spending plan, they bungled one of their core responsibilities.Fortunately, this latest budget impasse -- late budgets are hardly unique in the commonwealth -- will have little if any im […]