We at Casa Jane send out good thoughts and gratitude to the nation's veterans on this Memorial Day weekend.
John Murtha is quoted in “War-funding bill nears final passage in Congress,” by David Rogers. The gist is there are limits on what a Democratic congress can do when a Republican is president. (5/25)
Now this is very intriguing, in “A political tool goes corporate,” by John D. McKinnon we find this paragraph. If anyone knows any details please feel free to share!
Some experts caution that the techniques of campaigning aren’t sure-fire. A Temple University professor, Kevin Arceneaux, says he found that one microtargeting campaign actually made targeted voters less likely to support the intended beneficiary, a Democratic candidate for the state House in Pennsylvania.
Briefly noted: Morgan, Lewis, & Bockman (5/23)
Jennifer S. Forsyth writes on 5/23:
Muvico Entertainment LLC has signed up to put in a move and entertainment complex at Uptown Worthington, a 100-acre, mixed-used community being developed at the site of the former Worthington Steel factory in Malvern, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.
Three Pennsylvania farmers are mentioned in “With corn prices rising, pigs switch to fatty snacks,” by Lauren Etter (5/21)
Hershey’s Chocolate World is discussed in “More pop for corporate museums,” by Betsy McKay on 5/21. Hershey’s Chocolate World is frequently brought up in my house, too, usually by children asking for another visit there.
Joe Frazier’s legal troubles with his daughter are briefly outlined in “Round One (Best of the Law Blog),” by Peter Lattman (5/23)
The Sushi Economy by Philadelphia Magazine writer Sasha Issenberg is reviewed by Henny Sender on 5/23
Bob Nusbaum, a Pittsburgh area financial planner and two of his clients are profiled in “Financial planning for the not-yet-rich,” by Jeff D. Opdyke (5/23)
In a list of target amounts of electricity from renewable sources, Pennsylvania is looking for 18% by 2020, according to “Senate pushes utilities on ‘green’sources,” by John J. Fialka (5/25)
Penn professor Barry Ziober is mentioned in “Coaxing cancer researchers to take your money,” by Amy Dockser Marcus (5/22)
Wharton professor Peter Carrelli is quoted in “Corporate tuition aid appears to keep workers loyal,” by Erin White (5/21)
Other Interesting Tidbits
Social networking and politics outlined in “BO, U R So Gr8,” by Amy Schatz (5/26)
“Industry by industry: the stars and their stocks” (numerous authors 5/21) highlights 44 stock analysts. Of those 4 are women and 5 (all male) are easily identifiable as non-white (photos are included). Just noting this.