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Weekly Wrap-Up: What People are Saying about the Toomey-Sestak Race

What People Are Saying: “But so far Pat Toomey has controlled the conversation in their nationally watched statewide contest . . . Beyond his early advantages, Toomey has done more with the available weapons. The political environment does not bode well for politicians linked to Obama’s policy agenda, and a stream of commercials have painted Sestak […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Libertarian Voter Registration Hits New High while Republican and Democrat Registration Flounders

Harrisburg – For the first time ever, the number of registered Libertarian voters has exceeded 37,000 in Pennsylvania.  The numbers available as of August 16, 2010 indicate 37,310 registered Libertarians in the Commonwealth. This is up from 36,473 registered Libertarian voters as of March 29, 2010, an increase of over 2% in that time period. […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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TOM CORBETT TALKS ABOUT HIS PLAN TO REVITALIZE PENNSYLVANIA’S ECONOMY AT SPECIALTY FOODS COMPANY IN LEBANON COUNTY

-Says it is time to decrease the tax burden on businesses across the state – Palmyra – Republican Gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett spoke about the importance of turning around Pennsylvania’s economy and improving the jobs market as he toured ASK Foods, Inc. in Palmyra. The recent economy has taken a toll on many of Pennsylvania’s […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Wall Street: Mr. Toomey’s Neighborhood Tour Wrap Up

Harrisburg, PA — Yesterday, the “Wall Street: Mr. Toomey’s Neighborhood Tour,” made its final stop in Williamsport. Over the past four days, Pat Toomey, a former Wall Street derivatives trader, traveled the Commonwealth on a 23 county tour trying to re-write his 25 year career of fighting for Wall Street at the expense of middle-class […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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STATEMENT FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS ON DEFAMATORY COMMENTS MADE BY JOHN DOUGERTY, HEAD OF IBEW LOCAL UNION 98, AGAINST AHMEENAH YOUNG, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER AUTHORITY

HARRISBURG, Aug. 18. As Chair of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus (PLBC), I am writing to express my support for Ahmeenah Young, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority.  Recently, John Dougherty, Business Manager of IBEW Local Union 98, made defamatory comments against Ms. Young.  Dougherty claimed that the Convention Center is engaged […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Pallone working to create a job-creating climate

Offers bill to reward businesses that increase their payrolls HARRISBURG, Aug. 27 – State Rep. John Pallone has introduced a bill that would reward businesses that increase their payrolls without cutting the number of employees. House Bill 2674 would create the Commonwealth Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit: Businesses with 100 or fewer employees would […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Lou Barletta’s dangerous demagoguery would cost Northeastern PA jobs

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Yesterday, within minutes of Congressman Paul Kanjorski’s announcement that Northeastern Pennsylvania was under consideration to be the home for the Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC), Lou Barletta issued a press release vowing to fight against the Center, which would employ up to 1000 federal employees. “I realize that […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Shifting Positions, Scant Record Undermine Tom Corbett’s Tough Talk

As the campaign goes on, Harrisburg Republican’s budget credibility is further questioned PITTSBURGH: With less than 70 days until the General Election, a portrait is emerging of Harrisburg Republican Tom Corbett as a candidate who says what the audience in front of him wants to hear, but whose experience and ability to deliver do not […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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