TURN THIS SICKO IN!
— Taking a break this afternoon. —
As a trial nears in a landmark fair funding case, Republican legislative leaders want to block evidence that Pennsylvania’s Black and Hispanic students fare worse on traditional measures of academic achievement than their white peers.
At a Wednesday hearing, attorneys for House Speaker Bryan Cutler and Senate President Jake Corman told Commonwealth Court Judge Renée Cohn Jubilirer that the evidence is irrelevant because the plaintiffs in the case are not alleging intentional racial discrimination.
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From today’s LNP article, “Ronks family has long history of animal abuse, from selling a rabid puppy to terrible kennel conditions,” (click here).
OMG! Thank you to an emailer today. The below is in LNP’s print edition today, in Section I: Real Estate, page I4. That’s a lot of money even for a Lancaster County Judge who used to be the District Attorney!
Under financing for the hotel expansion, base rent payment will go up by $150,000 a year, starting in 2017, and increase by 3 percent each year through 2029.
The agreement Council approved also calls for a share in profits from the new hotel, as with the existing hotel. Those payments and profit sharing more than make up for what the hotel would pay if it were taxable, according to city officials.
Gray said he’s talked to the School District of Lancaster about perhaps splitting the profit sharing. While details haven’t been worked out, he said he was thinking the split would be close to half. Council would have to approve such a deal.
From the October 12, 2016 LNP article, “Lancaster City Council approves $30M Marriott hotel expansion,” (click here).
Can we expect LNP to report accurately whether these payments have been made? Of course not. That’s why LNP is breaking every journalism code of ethics in this country.