The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:31 EDTWed, 23 Jul 2014 20:15:31 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAgencies' disclosure staggeringhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589812.htmlEstimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers. It is our hard-earned money, after all.Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTLegislature should have stalled 1060http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589663.htmlIt's not uncommon for Pennsylvania lawmakers to hold public hearings at various locations across the state to gather public input on projects or other proposals.Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTName change too costlyhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589574.htmlAn often quoted piece of advice suggests that if people take care of their pennies, nickels and dimes, then the dollars take care of themselves. That's a good practice for individuals, families and government.Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPennsylvania's political climate troublinghttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589459.htmlLooking back at the Pennsylvania General Assembly's 2014-15 budget-preparation exercise, it's good that it didn't result in any noticeable disruption in state service.Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTBellwood showing patiencehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/589402.htmlFor the Bellwood-Antis School District, it's good news that the teaching staff has decided not to withhold services at the start of the coming school year if the instructors don't have a new contract in place by that time.Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT