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News & Brews March 17, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Republican lawmakers unveil "Prioritize PA" plan for small businesses This week, a group of Senate Republicans announced a package of five bills aimed at delivering financial and tax relief…

News & Brews March 16, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Wolf to ease some restrictions Yesterday, Gov. Wolf announced he would ease some COVID restrictions, including expanding capacity to 75% for restaurants that self-certify (and 50% for those that…

News & Brews March 15, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Pension 'oops' may have cost taxpayers millions On Friday, the state's largest pension plan revealed that a calculation error made last year may have cost taxpayers $25 million while…

News & Brews March 12, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! How much will your school district receive from $1.9T stimulus? PA is slated to get more than $13 billion of the latest $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package. PennLive has…

News & Brews March 11, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Are PA school districts profiting from COVID? We keep hearing schools need more money to re-open....but do they really? The Commonwealth Foundation's Jennifer Stefano joined Fox News' Laura Ingraham…

News & Brews March 10, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Voters will see GOP primary contest for Supreme Court In advance of yesterday's filing deadline, three Republicans and one Democrat filed to run for a single vacancy on the…

News & Brews March 9, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! WSJ: 'Philadelphia's union thuggery' Ah, Philly. You've made the Journal Editorial Page. But don't jump for joy too quickly. The Ed Board looks at (paywall) the stranglehold "Big Labor"…

News & Brews March 8, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Bartos to launch Senate bid today The Inquirer reports that MontCo Republican Jeff Bartos plans to launch his U.S. Senate campaign today, making him "the most high-profile Republican to…

News & Brews March 5, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Wolf overspends budget by nearly $1 billion Most of us have probably overspent here and there, right? But probably not to the tune of nearly $1 billion -- of…

News & Brews March 4, 2021

Get News & Brews in your inbox each day: Subscribe here! Philly labor leader and political donor indicted...again IBEW 98 leader John J. "Johnny Doc" Dougherty was indicted yesterday (again), this time for threatening a contractor. He is already awaiting…