Monthly Archives: August 2012

More reactions to Republican National Convention

Here are some additional reactions to Paul Ryan’s speech acceptance speech as the Republican vice presidential nominee:

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92nd state House candidates spar over transportation spending

YDR editorial board interview with the candidates for the 92nd state House seat.

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Face the Facts: Pump prices climb, but gas tax stays flat

Face the Facts takes a look at gas prices on the rise but the federal gas tax hasn’t budged.

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Video: York Mayor Kim Bracey and others gather in downtown York ahead of the Democratic National Convention

  York Mayor Kim Bracey and other south central Pennsylvania political figures gathered in downtown York Thursday ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. “I am overwhelmingly excited,” said Bracey, who plans to attend her first national political … Continue reading

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Face the Facts: Want to retire and keep insurance? Fewer employers say OK

Face the Facts looks at the big slump in health benefits for retirees over the years.

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Local delegate at Republican National Convention calls Ann Romney “superb”

Lisa Wingert (pictured to the left) is chairwoman of the Manchester Township Board of Supervisors and a delegate at the Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District. Here’s her thoughts on last night and what she’s been up to … Continue reading

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Face the Facts: Without a budget deal, more Pentagon cuts due

Face the Facts looks at the Pentagon’s budget, and how they’ll soon be facing cuts despite a budget that’s nearly doubled in the past 10 years.

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Face the Facts: One of every 50 federal dollars buys food stamps

Face the Facts discusses the mushrooming costs of food stamps in the US.

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith explains controversial abortion comments

In this video, Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith addresses comments he made earlier in the day in which he seemed to compare out-of-wedlock child bearing with rape.

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Face the Facts: Nest eggs shaken, cracked and scrambled — average American soldiers on with less

Face the Facts addresses the wealth gap between median households for whites and minorities.

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