Just a little over two years ago, Columbia was the subject of a Lancaster Online editorial: “Local government boards, including Columbia Borough Council, need to stop playing games with the public’s right to know.”
The big money interests want Smucker | $525,400 of Smucker’s funds come from Political Action Committees | “The Political Action Committee (PAC) is a popular term for a political committee organized for the purpose of raising and spending money to elect and defeat candidates. Most PACs represent business, labor or ideological interests.”
Small money wants King | $2,882 of opponent Jess King’s funds come from PACs; though her small individual contributions exceed Smucker’s 35 times over.
Though an LNP – Always Lancaster article in today’s newspaper shows 60 to 70% of both candidates’ funding comes from out-of-state interests.
Dictators hate media | “Former Post-Gazette cartoonist Rob Rogers says he was fired for making fun of Trump” – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Likes the despots in Russia, China, Egypt, Turkey, the Philippines, North Korea | “Donald Trump Really Wishes He Were A Dictator” – The Huffington Post
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Yes!| Military Times‘ review about Mr. Rogers – the movie.
Be their neighbor? NO!!!!! | “Why New York state is suing the Trumps: 5 questions answered” – The Conversation
This week’s inspections at Lancaster Online.
Click here to go to the state’s Website of inspections … and the listing of the violations at each location. The statewide directory lists inspections for all municipalities in York County and Lancaster County.
… except those in Columbia – Columbia persists in having its own inspection system with its own forms and inspection items – rather than the one used statewide.
“Elder Abuse: A public health issue that affects all of us” – The Administration for Community Living