Blogs by Month: 1 2010

Leadership in Fiscal Crises

01.26.10 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[0]

Download MP3 Far too many cities in the Empire and Keystone States face serious fiscal problems in the months ahead. The big challenge for local governments is to balance their budgets to avoid bankruptcy, state takeovers, and ...

Get Out in Front of the Headlines

01.19.10 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[6]

Download MP3 All too often lawmakers in Albany and in Harrisburg react to the tragedy and mayhem of the headlines instead of getting out in front of the headlines. We see this time and time again. Laws or proposed laws banning ...

Be True to Your School

01.12.10 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[4]

Download MP3 The Beach Boys once had a hit song that was called "Be True To Your School." That was a good value then and is a good value now. That's why I was so impressed last month when hundreds of parents, students, and ...

Hope For a New Year

01.05.10 | Dr. Stephen Coleman | Comments[0]

Download MP3 Now that 2010 is underway, I would like to share my hopes for the Empire and Keystone states. I hope that in 2010 Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell does his job along with all of the lawmakers in Harrisburg. Last year ...