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G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG

POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: This column is jointly authored by Dr. G. Terry Madonna and Dr. Michael Young. Madonna is a professor of public affairs and Franklin & Marshall College, and Young is a former professor of politics and public affairs at Penn State University and managing partner of Michael Young Strategic Research.

Articles by G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG

POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Toomey at the gate POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Toomey at the gate
2 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa, is running for his first re-election since his victory in 2010, probably against Democrat Joe Sestak. It’s bound to be one of the most interesting U.S. Senate races of 2016. [Read More]
Commentary: Kane part of a bigger problem Commentary: Kane part of a bigger problem
4 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general, is having some bad days. A year ago she was the toast of state politics, in 2012 becoming the first women and first Democrat to win the office. These days she looks more like toast herself as she struggles to hold on to that office. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Voting vs. merit picks for judges POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Voting vs. merit picks for judges
7 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Theory and practice are often at odds — no more so perhaps than in American government. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: RIP: The school property tax POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: RIP: The school property tax
9 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Governors propose and legislatures dispose. That particular political adage could be one that Tom Wolf, the Democratic governor of Pennsylvania, might ponder as he begins the likely lengthy process of steering his budget and tax proposals through the state’s Republican-dominated Legislature. [Read More]
Politically Uncorrected: Battle lines form on Wolf budget Politically Uncorrected: Battle lines form on Wolf budget
12 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed, “Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society.” Gov. Tom Wolf’s new budget with its imposing array of new taxes promises to determine exactly how much Pennsylvanians are willing to pay for a civilized society. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Philly has hosted earlier conventions POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Philly has hosted earlier conventions
15 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It’s official. Philadelphia has been selected to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention scheduled to begin July 25, 2016. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Romney's ghosts of elections past POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Romney's ghosts of elections past
17 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Much chatter amid even more controversy has met the news that Mitt Romney may be running again for president. Whether he should or shouldn’t, whether he will or won’t are questions to be answered over the next several months. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: First impressions don't always matter POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: First impressions don't always matter
19 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Bet on it! Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is going to have a rough first year in office. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: 2015 a year of challenge, change in Pennsylvania POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: 2015 a year of challenge, change in Pennsylvania
23 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
As a new year begins, it’s an auspicious time to assess where we have been the past 12 months, where we are going the next 12 months and what challenges and change might confront us along the way. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Is the eight-year cycle in Pa. dead? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Is the eight-year cycle in Pa. dead?
27 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf’s historic win over incumbent Tom Corbett is no exception. Why Wolf won has been discussed widely and fully analyzed. [Read More]
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