The Daily Numbers: 60
degrees at 4 a.m.
degrees, today’s expected high
degree dip in temperatures overnight.
inches of snow tomorrow
people toting a petition with 60 signatures who protested proposed new Pa. abortion restrictions in front of Sen. Tom McGarrigle’s office yesterday.
when Pat Meehan will not be a candidate for U.S. Senate. He’s decided not to get in race for GOP nod to oppose U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr.
vote in U.S. Senate on nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary.
vote in favor from Sen. Pat Toomey
opposed from Sen. Bob Casey.
tie-breaking vote in favor from Vice President Mike Pence.,
billion dollar budget gap in Pa.
billion spending plan.
broadbased tax increase
increase in sales or personal income tax.
billion dollars in other tax levies.
million dollars more for education
dollar an hour proposed minimum wage, up from current $7.25
win for Villanova over Georgetown.
Call me a Phanatic
: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.
Serious kudos to Patriots’ wide receiver Chris Hogan for wearing that HEADStrong bracelet in the Super Bowl.
I Don’t Get It
: When it someone going to step up and do something about violence in Chester. I don’t get it.
: Kudos to SEPTA riders on the Market-Frankford El who are for the most part simply shrugging their shoulders and going about their business amid the latest equipment problems to dog the transit agency.
: “Champion of school choice. Great pick for education secretary.”
- Sen. Pat Toomey, on new Educations Secretary Betsy DeVos.