On Thursday evening, a flurry of articles announced that Gov. Tom Corbett had a plan to use Medicaid funds to help 500,000 Pennsylvanians buy private insurance on the federal exchange. Remarkably, none of the stories (The Associated Press, The Inquirer, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) included a comment from Democrats, unions, hospitals, or healthcare advocates who insist that Gov. Corbett should simply adopt the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.
on Monday, December 09, 2013 at 4:30 PM
A popular app called Uber, which lets users order personal drivers through their computer or smartphone, has posted a job listing for a new logistics manager to expand service in Philadelphia. The description says the company is looking for someone "to help drive growth" and suggests that former fleet dispatchers should apply.
on Friday, December 06, 2013 at 4:00 PM
In a packed Council session yesterday, which drew dozens of land bank supporters, one bill drew chuckles from observers and Council President Darrell Clarke: a ban on employers discriminating against mothers that need to lactate on the job.