Political News/Clips

Yes, there is life after public office for retiring legislators and staff—

Former President Pro Tempore of the Senate Robert Jubelirer announced this week he was forming a lobbying and procurement consulting business called Jubelirer & Associates based in Altoona.

Former Senate Majority Leader Chip Brightbill accepted a position with the governmental affairs law firm of Stevens and Lee this week.

Joe Conti, former Senator and chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee which had jurisdiction over liquor issues, was named this week by Gov. Rendell to the newly created, $150,000 a year post of “CEO” of the Liquor Control Board, over the objections of Board chairman John Newman.

Long-time Jubelirer political operative Mike Long will leave the Senate to join the political consulting firm of Hallowell & Branstetter which will add his name to its letterhead.

NewsClips: Santorum Preps for Future as Pundit, Lecturer

Joe Conti Named to New LCB CEO Post

Split Vote Approves Conti for LCB Post

PA Liquor Control Board Hires Ex-Senator

Critics Say LCB Post is a Stiff Belt of Patronage

LCB Chairman Vows to Work With Conti

Editorial: A CEO for LCB, Same Old Song and Dance

Here are some NewsClips from around the state on political issues and some after-election analysis.

Editorial: Deals for Conti, McNaughton Indicate Little Has Been Learned

John Baer: Politics as Usual? Seems Like It for Ed

Piccola Eyes Running for Judicial Seat

Pay Raise Fallout Fails to Dim Interest in Supreme Court

Election Money Talks

Bumsted: Twisted House

Editorial: Make Sure Lobby Law Committee Looks Out for Public

A Bigger Push for a Smaller Legislature

For PA Society, It’s Business of Politics

PA Society Toasts Public Good

Philly Mayoral Race Pays Visit to Manhattan

Evans Tries Again for Mayor’s Job

Who’s In, Who’s Out, Philadelphia Mayoral Race

Whispers: Onorato Building Huge War Chest

Editorial: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Santorum

Court: Some Fumo-Aide Papers Must be Private

Con. Tim Murphy Reported Under Investigation


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