Posts Tagged ‘poll’
Medicaid expansion’s complex politics: The other Corbett poll revelation

Medicaid expansion’s complex politics: The other Corbett poll revelation

Show me the unskewed poll, please. You may have heard yesterday that things keep getting worse for the company man in the Capitol, Gov. Tom Corbett. A new poll found Pennsylvanians consistently see him as a nuisance they’re ready to get rid of, come 18 months from now, as just 24 percent of the state believes he deserves re-election, and 56 percent do not. Those...

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Poll shows Corbett’s priorities in wrong place, for real

Poll shows Corbett’s priorities in wrong place, for real

Show me the unskewed poll, please. Hope someone is getting used to this. Because every time we joke about how things couldn’t get any worse for Governor Tom Corbett, they just fucking do. This time, it turns out the governor’s priorities—all of them—are in the wrong place. And maybe you already knew that. But a new poll lays it out clearer than we could...

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DAILY GRINDER: Gov. Corbett Trails ‘Generic Democrat’ in Re-Election Bid

DAILY GRINDER: Gov. Corbett Trails ‘Generic Democrat’ in Re-Election Bid

Gov. Tom Corbett has announced—surprise!—he will seek re-election in 2014. According to a PPP poll, the governor trails a “generic Democrat” by 10 points today. That might make many of you libs giddy, but know this: it’s hard to put faith in “generic” anything, because candidates are almost never generic. They have a personality, a face, a voice...

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DAILY GRINDER: Judge Says He May Block Voter ID Law

DAILY GRINDER: Judge Says He May Block Voter ID Law

Commonwealth Court Judge Robert E. Simpson “hints” he may block the Pennsylvania voter ID law this time around. And by hints, I of course mean he flat-out said it. “I’m giving you a heads-up,” he told lawyers after yesterday’s testimony, according to the Inquirer, “I think it’s a possibility there could be an injunction here.” Gov....

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Obama Beats Romney in ‘Sugar Daddy’ Poll

Obama Beats Romney in ‘Sugar Daddy’ Poll

Pictured: Not Seeking Arrangement Only because I have a policy of publishing every single Pennsylvania politics poll that ever comes across my desk, always (or when it’s hilarious), it will now be noted that SeekingArrangement.com, America’s “oldest sugar daddy dating website,” has conducted a presidential poll. The site went state-by-state, asking...

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New Poll Shows Philadelphians Willing to Pay More for Services

According to a new poll conducted by the Pew Research Center Charitable Trusts, Philadelphians are increasingly worried about the local tax burden. But if we need to pay more, shit, we will. The survey, conducted between January 4 and January 19, found that 70 percent of residents find city taxes to be a “somewhat serious” or “very serious” problem. That’s...

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DAILY GRINDER: More Liquor Laws Proposed

The Pennsylvania GOP submitted a bill that would create separate license categories for large and small liquor stores (something they’ve contemplated in the past) and are looking to eliminate the current 18-percent liquor tax in favor of a per-gallon tax. It’s all part of a slow-bleed plan to make the whole thing private. At least that’s what it seems like....

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