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MAYOR ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR CITY’S CULTURAL HERITAGE PLANNING EFFORT

MAYOR ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF PUBLIC MEETINGS FOR CITY’S CULTURAL HERITAGE PLANNING EFFORT Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced today that the second set of public meetings on the development of the City’s cultural heritage plan, called PreservePGH, will be taking place as advertised beginning tonight at 6:30 p.m., at the Southside Markethouse.  PreservePGH is one of […]

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Senator-Elect Pat Toomey Makes Key Hires to Senate Staff

Senator-Elect Pat Toomey Makes Key Hires to Senate Staff   Allentown – Senator-Elect Pat Toomey announced a number of key hires for his Washington D.C. Senate office, including a Chief of Staff, Communications Director, Director of Operations, and several Legislative Aides.   Joining Senator-Elect Toomey’s team as the Chief of Staff will be Christopher Gahan. […]

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PA GOP Touts News of Mike Kelly Declining His Gov’t Health Plan, Will They Encourage Other Republicans to do the Same?

PA GOP Touts News of Mike Kelly Declining His Gov’t Health Plan, Will They Encourage Other Republicans to do the Same? PA Dems Invites PA GOP to Join Call to Encourage GOP Reps to Reject Government Health Care   Harrisburg, PA – Last week, the Pennsylvania Republican Party touted news that Rep.-elect Mike Kelly would […]

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Pittsburgh Earns Top 10 Ranking as Best Place for Military Retirement

Pittsburgh Earns Top 10 Ranking as Best Place for Military Retirement First-of-its-kind ranking highlights Pittsburgh as one of the best places for military retirees to maximize benefits, raise families and launch second careers Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced today that the City of Pittsburgh has ranked no. 8 in the overall top 10 “Best Places for […]

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SEN. KITCHEN INVITES PUBLIC TO ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOP

SEN. KITCHEN INVITES PUBLIC TO ENERGY CONSERVATION WORKSHOP PHILADELPHIA, DEC. 6, 2010 — Residents can gain a basic understanding of the best and most cost-effective ways to reduce their energy usage at the final free Energy Conservation Workshop of the season, sponsored by state Sen. Shirley Kitchen (D-Philadelphia), the Energy Coordinating Agency and Greater Brewerytown […]

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MAYOR RAVENSTAHL, SENATOR FONTANA, COMMUNITY OPEN NEW BROOKLINE FITNESS CENTER

MAYOR RAVENSTAHL, SENATOR FONTANA, COMMUNITY OPEN NEW BROOKLINE FITNESS CENTER Brookline Recreation Center expands fitness opportunities Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, State Senator Wayne Fontana, and community leaders gathered today to celebrate the opening of a new fitness facility located on the lower level of the Brookline Recreation Center. “The Brookline Recreation Center remains a true keystone […]

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Casey Statement After Tax Votes

Casey Statement After Tax Votes WASHINGTON, DC—Following the defeat of two tax cut measures today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement: “Today, I voted for legislation that would extend tax cuts for all Pennsylvanians.  This legislation also included a continuation of expired unemployment insurance, a series of tax incentives that have created […]

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/7 Edition

The Pennsylvania Society galas are this weekend and we’ve got you covered, check out our preview of all the events. In other news, Pat Toomey announced his Chief of Staff would be Christopher Gahan, former Chief of Staff to Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH), Rick Santorum says he will make a decision about his presidential bid next year and, last but not least, you can now buy your lottery ticket at Wawa. Good Tuesday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

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