Corbett’s Ad Highlights Hypocrisy, Inconsistencies

Harrisburg, PA — Tom Corbett’s new ad highlights his hypocrisy and many inconsistencies on important economic issues. Tom Corbett says that he will oppose a tax increase, but in his only budget vote he raised property taxes by 20 percent. Tom Corbett also flip-flopped on including fees in his no tax pledge, first saying he […]

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Meehan Tours STEM Center at DCCC, Touts Important Role of Education in Growing Nation’s Economy

Says funding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education must be priority DREXEL HILL, PA – Today, Pat Meehan toured Delaware County Community College’s new STEM Complex, a state of the art facility that enhances the college’s ability to provide world-class educational programs in the areas of science, technology, education, and math.  During the tour, […]

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Senator Orie calls for suspension of keystone exams

Today, State Senator Jane C. Orie (R-40) called on Governor Ed Rendell to suspend funding for the Keystone Exams, the Administration’s controversial end-of-year testing scheme. In a letter to the Governor, Sen. Orie stated, “With federal rejection of our Race to the Top application, the $250 million shortfall in federal funding, and the fact the […]

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KANJORSKI, HINOJOSA, CHILDERS RELEASE LETTER TO SECRETARY VILSACK CALLING FOR SWIFT EXECUTION OF AFFORDABLE HOME LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM FIXES

20 Members of Congress Urge Action by USDA to Ensure That Rural Americans Can Use Homebuyer Tax Credit and Complete Home Purchases WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (D-PA), Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX), and Congressman Travis W. Childers (D-MS) released a letter to Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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Lentz Follows Marching Orders from Nancy Pelosi

Lentz Endorses More Government Bailouts DREXEL HILL, PA – During an event yesterday with Senator Bob Casey, Bryan Lentz endorsed additional government bailouts by announcing his support for HR 5297.  Lentz announced his support just days after the Democratic leadership, under the direction of Nancy Pelosi, encouraged its members to play defense on economic issues. […]

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ACLU Appeals to PA Supreme Court On Behalf of Candidate Stricken From Ballot

Statute Used to Disqualify Independent Candidate’s Petition Signatures Was Declared Unconstitutional By A Federal Court In 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2010 ALLENTOWN, PA – The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania has appealed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court a Commonwealth Court decision removing from the ballot Carl Stevenson, an independent candidate running for […]

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Susan and Joe Sestak Visit Philadelphia Health Clinic

Highlight Need to Support Vital Social Services during Recession PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak and his wife Susan Clark-Sestak visited Philadelphia-area social services today where they called for more support for these vital resources. Meeting with staff and patients at the Woodland Avenue Health Center, Joe said that programs like these have […]

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Toomey Statement on Sestak Anti-Jobs Attack Ad

Allentown –  Toomey Communications Director Nachama Soloveichik released the following statement in response to Congressman Setak’s anti-jobs attack ad: “Joe Sestak has had all summer to think of something to say about his record in Washington, and he couldn’t come up with one thing that Pennsylvanians would like.  After Sestak voted 100% with Nancy Pelosi, […]

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On the Marcellus, an “Inflection” Point for New York

Will NYS leverage the potential of the Marcellus Shale into jobs and revenue during tough economic times? Or will it continue to hide behind the “Marcellus Maginot Line”? Everyone’s heard of the famous Mason-Dixon line that separates the commonwealth of Pennsylvania from the state of Maryland (and Delaware too, incidentally). But what do you call […]

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NRSC Response To Joe Sestak’s New Misleading TV Ad

WASHINGTON – National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) Press Secretary Amber Marchand issued the following statement and fact check today in response to liberal U.S. Representative Joe Sestak’s (D-PA) misleading new TV ad today. “Joe Sestak’s liberal rhetoric simply doesn’t match reality. Sestak’s misleading ad conveniently fails to mention the fact that the tax cuts he […]

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