Thursday, July 20, 2017
Blog Page 336
By Larry Miller of the Philly Tribune Last Thursday, Gov. Tom Corbett signed five bills into law that would significantly affect the criminal justice system of Pennsylvania, among them a measure that gives Commonwealth judges more options when sentencing juveniles...

Media D*versity

Media advocacy has always focused on the shortcomings of regulators and media giants.  Although the faults of both regulators and the media industry are significant, advocates rarely discuss the role candidates for national office might play in rousing interest...
Just six months into his four-year term as a Federal Communications Commissioner, Ajit Pai is more than ready to deal with issues that will help increase the number of minority broadcast station owners, breathe back life into AM radio,...
A study in Research in Higher Education found that, “majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) proves to be the most profitable for minority students, whether they actually pursue the STEM field professionally or not.” According to a story in The Huffington Post, the...
"If there's a mandate in yesterday's results it's a mandate to find a way for us to work together," said House Speaker John Boehner the day after President Obama won re-election and Republicans lost seats in the House. The GOP was...
By Iris Estrada Visiting hole-in-the-wall Latino restaurants, upping the number of Spanish-language ads, and passionately promoting the DREAM Act — the Obama campaign took strong measures to appeal to the Latino community in Florida. A smart move considering Latinos make up...
AT&T will invest $14 billion dollars over the next three years to expand and enhance its wireless and wireline IP broadband networks.

Congressman Bobby Scott

Name: Congressman Bobby Scott Title/Occupation: U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District Organization: United States Congress What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  Robert Cortez “Bobby” Scott is currently serving his tenth term as the U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 3rd congressional district. ...
MetroPCS has made a strong case for a business plan that targets lower income consumers as the company released strong third quarter 2012 earnings figures. MetroPCS reported that its third quarter 2012 revenues totaled $1.3 billion, an increase of four...
Patrick Murphy defeated freshman Rep. Allen West on election day.  Problem is, West is having problems with that reality.  West has filed a lawsuit and demanded a recount even though the margin of victory is not close enough for...