Daily Archives: 1, February 25, 2019

Hey Rep. Austin Davis, D-Allegheny County Maybe Pennsylvania Rural Residents Are Tired Of Subsidizing Urban Areas

$1 Billion And Counting For State’s Taxpayer-Funded Stadiums

Weekly Press• Wed, Sep 22, 2010

Part One of Two: State paid for 56 stadiums since 1999

Whether professional sports corporations could survive without subsidies for their playing fields, courts, rinks and diamonds is a legitimate question for the taxpayers providing those subsidies.

Between 1999 and 2009, state taxpayers in Pennsylvania coughed up more than $500 million for sports performance arenas, while county and municipal taxpayers – who also pay the state taxes – were saddled with a similar amount for those facilities in their regions.

More than $1 billion in taxes went into the stadiums, arenas and other facilities built in Pennsylvania during the administrations of Governors Tom Ridge (R) and Ed Rendell (D). Continue reading

Let’s Talk

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Acting State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick (at right) discussed the governor’s latest plan for sustainable funding for the state police with the House Appropriations Committee on Monday. Seated beside him are (from left) Major Edward Hoke and Major Scott Price. (House GOP Appropriations Committee website)

Controversial state police funding plan offered as a conversation starter, acting commissioner says

Updated 4:52 PM; Posted 4:52 PM

By Jan Murphy | jmurphy@pennlive.com

Gov. Tom Wolf’s latest attempt to raise money for the Pennsylvania State Police by imposing a fee of up to $166 per person on municipalities that rely on the department for police protection may not be the “end-all, be-all” solution but it’s an idea that is hoped will get the conversation started with the General Assembly. Continue reading

Our Mothers And Daughters Should Be Included In The US Military Draft Rules Unelected Federal Judge

Congress does what to debate and go on record regarding these modern day messy issues. They would much prefer unelected federal judges decide issues of such import. Nothing we can do the court has spoken you know.

And these far reaching unilateral rulings allow our elected congressman and senators to focus on more pertinent issues such as dealing with the current epidemic of lynchings by designating lynching a federal “hate crime”. Thereafter when someone is lynched and it is subsequently discovered that the unfortunate individual was lynched due to being hated and falls into a federal protected class the lynchers can also be charged with a federal “hate crime” in addition to the lynching of course by the state or commonwealth where said lynching occurred.

Women should be included in US military draft, judge rules, after case brought by men’s rights group

Judge Gray Miller in the southern district of Texas said it was unconstitutional to only apply the draft to men, because women can now serve in combat roles too. The US military has not enforced …
Daily Telegraph|32 minutes ago

Boys Excel At Girls Track Meet

Transgender sets record at CT Girls Track Meet

Transgenders Easily Finish 1st, 2nd At Connecticut Girls Indoor Track Championships (VIDEO)

Andraya Yearwood, a 17-year-old junior at Cromwell High School, is one of two transgender high school sprinters in Connecticut, transitioning to female and competing at a high level in track and field. Yearwood came in at second in the 55-meter dash at the …
Total Pro Sports|21 hours ago