PA & VA: Rising profits, sea levels and a lot of conservative hot air

Corporate Profits at 18 Year High, Workers Must Suck it Up: President and CEO of the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and self-proclaimed "Real Mayor" of Bucks and Montgomery tells city council not to pass a bill that would require paid sick leave. via Young Philly Politics

PA Gov. Corbett Puts Wall St. Profits ahead of State Budget: Pennsylvania's Governor doesn't want to tax natural gas despite overwhemling majority approval. via Beaver County Blue

Another Local Meeting to Take Up the Threat of Rising Sea Levels in Hampton Roadss : Even though Virginia's Attorney General is plugging his ears about climate change, Hampton Roads is holding public meetings to discuss preparation for rising sea levels. via Michael-in-Norfolk