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Tim Hartman

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How to tell you’ve been living in Pa. for too long | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 9, 2019

It's already snowed in some parts of Pa. And with it, an annual worry has taken hold. See if this sounds familiar to you.

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The Pittsburgh sinkhole’s other victim | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 2, 2019

This week, a judge thwarted Pittsburgh's gun control efforts, which were adopted in response to the Oct. 2018 murders at Tree of Life synagogue.

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How campaign finance reform *actually* works in Harrisburg | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 26, 2019

Published reports this week yielded some blockbuster revelations about the unorthodox ways that Pa. elected officials spend campaign money.

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Pa. fixed your robocall problem. This is a recording | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 19, 2019

A new state law is supposed to clamp down on robocalls. We'll see how that long that one lasts.

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We found the one thing heavier than the average college student’s backpack | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 12, 2019

Just a guess - but this might be a big contributor to declining enrollment at Pa. State System universities.

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Weed in state stores? What could possibly go wrong? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 5, 2019

A Democratic state lawmaker from Delaware County wants to legalize recreational marijuana and sell it through Pennsylvania's more than 600 state stores

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The Pa. Liquor Control Board has some transparency problems | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 28, 2019

A Cambria County lawmaker is suing the Pa. Liquor Control over lack of access to information on the availability of liquor licenses

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State lawmaker? Nice work if you can get it | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 21, 2019

Pennsylvania's Legislature, one of the nation's largest, and best-paid, is doing less actual lawmaking, a published report found this week

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That vaping? It’ll kill ya | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 14, 2019

After a series of mysterious deaths, the federal government announced this week that it was moving to ban flavorings for eCigarettes.

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How (not) to take the politics out of redistricting | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 7, 2019

A Wolf administration's commission returned its recommendations to improve legislative and congressional redistricting. How much has changed?

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It’s time to settle that school lunch debt | Editorial Cartoon

By: - August 31, 2019

School districts are turning to collection agencies. Nope - no such thing as a free lunch.

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So that’s what it takes to get a little property tax relief | Editorial Cartoon

By: - August 24, 2019

Spoiler: It's going to require a road trip unless, or until, the Legislature finally acts.