To Election Day, and beyond …

To Election Day, and beyond …

Pennsylvania doesn’t offer early in-person voting, and waits until Election Day morning to begin counting absentee ballots. Those two factors create the possibility of real chaos this year, as millions of the state’s voters are exercising their franchise...
Sleeping on the job

Sleeping on the job

Scranton Police Department’s “Operation Grabbing Straws” resulted in charges against numerous individuals allegedly engaged in making straw purchases of firearms. Meanwhile, the state legislature continues to do little or nothing regarding laws that...
Freedom to spread

Freedom to spread

Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic response took a hit Monday when Federal District Court Judge William Stickman ruled it unconstitutional, finding that it infringed on the right to free assembly, among others. In his decision, it’s apparent that Stickman’s...
Partisanship is a h*ll of a drug

Partisanship is a h*ll of a drug

Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and use the tax revenue to offset the state’s COVID-19 recovery costs is being met with the usual partisan sniping in the GOP-controlled legislature. Taking a page from the Trump...
Sing along with Josh

Sing along with Josh

State Attorney-General Josh Shapiro latest crusade has led his office to the doors of the Department of Environmental Protection and the natural gas drillers whose activities they are supposed to be regulating. According to the findings of a two- year state grand...