Opinion


The current Delaware River flow management plan, FFMP, includes targeted reservoir voids that could help mitigate flooding like this that occurred in 2006, before the FFMP was instituted in 2011. Revision 1 contains no such void targets.

New Jersey drops a bomb on the Upper Delaware

At the very close of an otherwise routine February 16 meeting of the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee of the Delaware River Basin Commission, New Jersey’s representative, Steven Domber, read a startling announcement that because New Jersey’s disputes with the other parties to the 1954 Supreme Court decree that governs the allocation of the Dela

Day without immigrants

Workers at three Sullivan County businesses participated in the Day Without Immigrants protest by not showing up to work on February 16. Those three businesses—related to food and agriculture—and their employees contribute a lot to the county in terms of taxes and the local economy.

Progress against gerrymandering

Pennsylvania is considered to be one of the most heavily gerrymandered states in the country. After the last census in 2010, Republicans in the House and Senate in Harrisburg had a commanding lead—Gov. Tom Corbett was a Republican, and the PA Supreme Court had a Republican majority.

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