Friday, April 26, 2013
Spring Book Sale
10 AM-4:30 PM
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Friends of the Carrick Library will hold a book sale at the library at 1811 Brownsville Road from 10 AM -4:30 PM. Adult, Teen & Children's materials will be priced to sell. Proceeds benefit the library. Call 412-882-3897.
Pennsylvania State Senator John Eichelberger and Representative Stephen Bloom have submitted proposals for a constitutional convention in their respective chambers. They cite recent legislative problems, budget issues, the size of government and term limitations as reasons a convention is needed. Nathan Benefield Director of the Commonwealth Foundation says conventions are often called for by the public when legislatures cannot fix problems on their own. To hold a convention requires an agreement on terms, then they must be approved by voters in a referendum.
Were you disappointed with the President's initial remarks following the violence in Charlottesville?