Deadbeat Donald

Deadbeat Donald

The Trump cult is a tough nut to crack. It has stayed true to Dear Leader through thick and thin, whether he shakes down foreign leaders for domestic political purposes, soaks taxpayers for golf trips to his properties, acts like a sexual predator, reportedly calls...
All downhill from here on

All downhill from here on

Local governments everywhere are feeling the pandemic’s pinch on tax revenue. Nowhere is the pain more acute than in the Scranton School District, where revenue projections are calling into question the district’s ability to make payroll by year’s...
Under the dome

Under the dome

Given its expense, size, and inclination to cater to itself and the well-heeled special interests that shower its members with gifts and campaign funds, the Pennsylvania Legislature sometimes feels like a pandemic without end.
The more things change?

The more things change?

The financially beleaguered Scranton School District faces yet another challenge as tax revenue is projected to plunge by roughly $5 million due to the pandemic’s constriction of the economy. That much is new. What’s not is the way the school board dropped...