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Barry Shutt has a simple routine when he comes to the state Capitol. He heads for the cafeteria entrance, opens his folding chair next to a pillar, and sets up his sign. "Pension reform," the sign begins. "Borrowing money is not a fix. It kicks the can ...
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Barry Shutt has a simple routine when he comes to the state Capitol. He heads for the cafeteria entrance, opens his folding chair next to a pillar, and sets up his sign. About two days a week, most every week, Shutt is here, by his pillar, talking to anyone who will listen about the urgency of paying down the state's $53 billion debt to its two retirement funds -- and doing so without borrowing more money. "I just kind of got frustrated, and said, well, no one's talking about what has to be done," said Shutt, 67, a resident of Dauphin County. "She came out with her state trooper," said Shutt. Shutt isn't much of a protester. When conservative Republicans held a press conference next to his outpost to decry the tax increases proposed in the new governor's budget, Shutt joined the media gaggle and stayed after to argue with an Allegheny County representative (at one... "I've talked to, I bet you, two dozen legislators about this," Shutt said. On his list of grievances: inaction on the state's pension debt, past failings that contributed to the debt's rise, and proposed solutions he can't stomach. Shutt is a retired state employee, so he benefits from the General Assembly's 2001 pension boost, a move he criticizes.
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Spike, the network that brought you “Bar Rescue” and “Ink Master,” is introducing a reality series about furniture. ” The 10-week series will pit 13 furniture designers against each other for a chance to win $100,000 and “the opportunity to launch their furniture nationally. ” But the competition isn’t as simple as designing and building something that is structurally sound and great to look at – the contestants will have to “use unconventional materials, rethink classic furniture pieces, and incorporate a variety of... American industrial designer Nolen Niu and Gore Design Company founder Brandon Gore will join Common to judge the competitors and eliminate one person each week. Hailing from Chicago, Ellison is the owner of BKE Designs. Rew has been making furniture since he was 10. The Spokane, Washington, carpenter teaches at a woodworking shop on the weekends and likes to create with reclaimed wood. Craig Bayens. Furniture maker and designer Bayens, from Louisville, Kentucky, has a passion for woodwork and metal, and tries to be “100% environmentally friendly. Building furniture started out as a hobby for Brown, but it quickly turned into a career. She is a furniture designer and builder from Golden,.
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