The AHCA: the perfect bill…to hate

Deeply flawed health-care bill will raise taxes, unemploy local Congress members By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Having read through the new Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act, the — the American Health Care Act — I’m left with just one thought: I guess we’re going to find out how Lloyd Smucker, Pat Meehan and Ryan Costello fare in the private sector if this mess somehow...

Hoffman named to UCF curriculum post

By Julianne Besznyak, Correspondent, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — As was the case with the job of Assistant Superintendent, a familiar face will be filling the job of Unionville-Chadds Ford School District Director of Curriculum and Instruction — current Patton Middle School Principal, Tim Hoffman. The district Board of Education moved Monday night to appoint of Hoffman to replace John Nolen,...

Delusions and confusion; or just another day in Harrisburg

State pols continue to labor under budget, tax delusions By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Ah, nothing says “holiday seasons” like the ongoing state budget stalemate. Perfectly, both Democrats and Republicans continue to labor under impressive delusions about the current state of the commonwealth — and the outcomes of some proposed legislation that would provide cornerstones for a possible...