Politics Archive

Governor Gives Montgomery County A Tourism Boost

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett paddled a kayak across the Schuylkill River

State Politicians Duke It Out Over Education Funding

Education funding is the prime subject as state politicians have done

Representative Plans Twin Public Budget Meetings

Now that the state budget is approved, Lower Pottsgrove's representative wants

Think Summer’s Hot? You Shoulda Been At Capitol

Crowded. Claustrophobic. Sweaty. Miserable. Those were descriptions of state budget discussions

Township Board Supports Local Police Radar Use

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners last week voted unanimously to support state legislation

Painter Appointed To House Commerce Committee

The state representative for Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Limerick has a

Farm Goods Might Help Seniors On Fixed Budgets

A state program is making vouchers available to qualified senior citizens

Schools’ Funding A Hostage In Budget Standoff

Gov. Tom Corbett has limited options in dealing with the $29

State Budget Passed, Not Signed; Opposed By Painter

Members of the Pennsylvania House passed a $29.1 billion state budget

Legislature Considers Teacher Layoff Rules Changes

Tenure has been one of the sole determinants of who-goes-first during

House Budget Banks On Liquor Stores Sale Money

After months of discussion and delay, the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee

More District Residents Pocket Property Tax Savings

The number of Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford Area and Perkiomen Valley school

Senate Complicates Proposal To Downsize Legislature

The idea of reducing the size of Pennsylvania's Legislature seemed pretty

Vlahos Takes Oath As Township’s New Commissioner

With Video. Sanatoga insurance executive James Vlahos accepted the Lower Pottsgrove

Law Proposes Trooper ID Checks At PA Liquor Stores

Pennsylvania's state police currently do not conduct age-compliance ID checks at

School Districts Prominent In PA Budget Scramble

The Pennsylvania Legislature goes back to work Monday in its attempt

Size of PA’s Expensive Legislature Gets A New Look

A study by the Pew Charitable Trust concludes Pennsylvania's Legislature is

In Township, 6,396 Registered For Today’s Primaries

Lower Pottsgrove, according to county records, is home to 3,232 registered

5 Feet Could Make A Difference In Pottsgrove Bus Fleet

The Pottsgrove School District plans to buy two new buses for

PA Senate Said Closer To ‘Slaying Property Tax Beast’

Pennsylvania state senators say they think THIS is the year to

Spending May Not Matter In States’ Graduation Rates

A new report indicates there seems to be little connection between

Last-Minute Tax Help Available At Painter’s Office

You know you waited too long. You know the income tax

Spadt Says He’ll Resign From Lower Pottsgrove Board

The long-time commissioner and former Board of Commissioners' president said Monday

Proposed Law Seeks To Help Seniors, Property Investors

Investors could pay real estate taxes on senior citizens' homes with