Sunday, November 4, 2012
The good news is that ads will end after Tuesday. The bad news is Election Day is still two days away.
As we head into the last few days before the election, the campaign ads seem never ending. But do they influence voters or turn them off? Some people hang on to those ads which agree with their viewpoint but others just seem to be grating if you don't have a similar viewpoint. Many seem to be negative ads against the opponent rather than ones that point out the attributes of the candidate. So, you tell us. Take our poll and if there's a specific commercial that you want to point out, tell us in the comments section.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
More than 30 people congregated in front of U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy's Mt. Lebanon office on tax day.
More than 30 people protested outside of U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy's Mt. Lebanon office Tuesday calling on him to support the Buffett Rule. "We're speaking out on tax day because the middle class and working poor paid a higher tax rate than Mitt Romney, Wells Fargo and many other big corporations and rich people," said John Hemington of Peters Township. "The poor and middle class have been paying their fair share for a long time. It's time for the 1 percent to pay their fair share too." The Buffett Rule is a tax plan proposed by President Barack Obama that would require a minimum tax of 30 percent to individuals making more than a million dollars a year. It's named for billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has said it is unfair for him to …
Monday, October 3, 2011
An impact fee is among the plans announced Monday.
Gov. Tom Corbett today announced his plans to implement numerous recommendations of the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, including changes to enhance environmental standards, an impact fee, and a plan to help move Pennsylvania toward energy independence. “This natural resource will fuel our generating plants, heat our homes and power our state’s economic engine for generations to come,” Corbett said in a statement. “This growing industry will also provide new career opportunities that will give our children a reason to stay here in Pennsylvania. We are going to do this safely and we’re going to do it right, because energy equals jobs.” As a result of the public Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission meetings, there is now a "sensible and …