Monday, December 31, 2012
New Year’s Eve Family Celebration
Kids may not always be able to stay up late to see it arrive but they still love to welcome the New Year! Ring in 2013 with the whole family at Phipps and participate in an early countdown at 8:45 p.m. - all before youngsters head off to bed.
The Pennsylvania Tourism Office reported to a state House Committee that efforts to market itself as a destination for tourists is falling behind neighboring states due to six years of funding cuts now a $10 million budget being outspent by New York 5-1 and Virginia 3-1. Reporting studies showing Pennsylvania losing 37 million visitors-spending $7.7 billion and over $400 million lost in state tax revenue due to underfunding tourism efforts. The report concluded that an investment in tourism generates more income for the Commonwealth.
If Democrats decide to filibuster Judge Gorsuch nomination should Republicans deploy the nuclear option allowing his confirmation with a simple majority?