today’s news … Tuesday, October 1, 2013

today’s news and information gleanings from here and there!

Question for today“I’m taking a stand against the law and will do everything I can to defund, delay, dismantle or repeal it” – US public servant, representative Joe Pitts in this Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era article.

SHUTDOWN

  • “The federal government’s fiscal year ends on Tuesday. And nothing except Official Washington’s intransigence and, lets face it, stupidity, has brought us to this point.” – Harrisburg Patriot-News
  • The County Treasurer is responsible for collecting taxes on approximately 106,000 of the 189,000 taxable properties in Lancaster County.” Click here to view The Judicial Tax Sale Information at the County Treasurer’s Office Website.
  • Boys playing on girls teams? “A court ruling that allowed girls to play on boys teams in Pennsylvania will reportedly be reconsidered this week, potentially paving the way for a ban on cross-gender play in the state.” – FOX 43 TV
  • Lancaster Newspapers publishes salaries of county government employees. Will Columbia’s government employees salaries be published next?

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