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Fraternities at Penn can be fined $500 for ‘insensitive messages’

(Breitbart) A new policy at the University of Pennsylvania levies a $500 fine on any fraternity that uses “insensitive” language. A report from The UPenn Statesmen details...

Unions and their Impact on Teachers

(Commonwealth Foundation - by Colleen Hroncich) Conventional wisdom tells us unions are good for teachers. But is this true? While teachers’ unions have certainly...

Government Unions ‘All-In’ for Wolf, Give Over $10 Million in Political...

(Commonwealth Foundation) Pennsylvania’s government unions have crossed the $10 million mark in political support for Gov. Tom Wolf, according to a Commonwealth Foundation analysis...

PA State Troopers Association Endorses Barletta for U.S. Senate

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) today announced it has endorsed Republican Lou Barletta for the United States Senate. “Congressman Barletta has been a tremendous...

Lawmakers Must Prioritize Pro-Worker Legislation

(Commonwealth Foundation - by Jessica Barnett) With a few session days left, lawmakers must prioritize legislation to align state law with federal law and...

Fighting Back

A favorite bromide of the Left is tolerance. Tolerance to them, of course, is complete and total agreement with their view of America. Deviate...

Only debate between PA Gubernatorial candidates

(Pennlive) The first and only debate between Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates could have been as mentally challenging as a game of "Jeopardy!" but it didn't provide...

PA State Troopers Association Endorses Wolf for Governor

The Pennsylvania State Troopers Association (PSTA) today announced it has endorsed Democrat Tom Wolf for a second term as governor of Pennsylvania. “Gov. Wolf is...

F&M Poll: Trump Motivating Force in Upcoming Mid-Term Elections

The 27th consecutive year of polling in Pennsylvania.  Below are the highlights of the September 2018, Franklin & Marshall College Poll. Complete results can be found at http://www.fandm.edu/fandmpoll Six in...

Federalism has Gone to ‘Pot’

(PA Townhall) In this era of political enmity on demand, you can be forgiven for missing a bipartisan bicameral bill introduced this summer by...

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