Bill would end COLA raises in capital

Three years ago, Bill McIntyre, a 70-ish retiree from nearby Camp Hill, became a local celebrity overnight because of just three words -- "Get a life." The sarcastic comment came in an e-mail from state Sen. Bob Mellow, D-Lackawanna, in response to Mr. McIntyre's persistent criticism of the 16 to 34 percent pay raises that legislators voted themselves in July 2005. Read More