The state’s Independent Fiscal Office has released its cost analysis of the labor agreements that Gov. Tom Wolf have negotiated with three labor unions representing commonwealth employees. The cost analysis now clears the way for the contracts to be signed and a retroactive July 1 raise to be paid to state employees.
Source: Pay raises, increased costs in new Pa. state government employee contracts leave taxpayers with a $1.1 billion bill – pennlive.com
The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania blamed Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday for a “culture of disrespect” he claimed led to the shooting of six
Source: US attorney blames Philadelphia DA for ‘culture of disrespect’ that led to police shootings | TheHill
Simply transferring private unions’ and employers’ broken pension promises onto taxpayers is not a viable solution.
Source: Congress Poised to Give Unions a Massive Bailout
Police officers in Philadelphia were subjected to taunts and physical assault by members of the community during a tense alleged drug bust that ended with six officers being shot, all of whom are thankfully expected to recover.
Source: WATCH: Philly Cops Taunted, Shoved After Responding To Drug Bust Where Six Cops Were Shot | Daily Wire
Sen. Lisa Baker, who took charge of the Senate panel in late 2018, announced her intent to hold hearings on gun control last week, after gunmen in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio killed 31 people in mass shootings.
Source: Guns will be on the agenda during Sept. 24, 25 state Senate hearings | Pennsylvania Capital-Star
These moms are leading parent opposition in their community to what they consider obscene and pornographic curriculum.
Source: 2 California Moms Sound Alarm About Lewd Sex Ed Coming to Schools
Family Policy Alliance® is proud to highlight Tim Goeglein’s new book, American Restoration: How Faith, Family and Personal Sacrifice Can Heal Our Nation which was recently released. Tim is a Family Policy Alliance Board member and we asked him to give us a quick note about American Restoration so we could share it with you. […]
Source: American Restoration: How Faith, Family, and Personal Sacrifice Can Heal Our Nation – Family Policy Alliance
Christian small-business owners across the country are under threat as gay activists try to force them to affirm homosexuality. This assault on religious liberty could define the 2016 campaign for the White House
Source: Losing their shirts | WORLD News Group
Blaine Adamson is headed to the Kentucky Supreme Court to defend his right to decline to print T-shirts for a gay pride festival in Lexington, Ky. The festival happened in 2012. Court arguments are scheduled for Aug. 23.
Source: Christian printer case moves forward – Religious Liberty – WORLD