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Chester County GOP endorses Terence Farrell for second term

Chester County GOP endorses Terence Farrell for second term West Chester_ The Republican Committee of Chester County on Tuesday, February 15th, endorsed Chester County Chairman Terence Farrell for a second, four-year term as county Commissioner. “I am honored by the confidence the Republican Committee people have shown in their nominating me to lead the GOP […]

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Pitts Honored by Land Trust Alliance for Conservation Work

Pitts Honored by Land Trust Alliance for Conservation Work   Washington– Last night at a reception on Capitol Hill, the Land Trust Alliance honored Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) for his work on behalf of farmland and open space conservation. Rep. Pitts co-chairs the Land Conservation Caucus and supported the Conservation Easement Incentive Act in the […]

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Casey Introduces Bill to Help Minority and Women-Owned Businesses

Casey Introduces Bill to Help Minority and Women-Owned Businesses   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced a bill aimed at protecting minority and women-owned businesses. The bill will prevent contractors from fraudulently adding minority and women-owned businesses to bids without the intention of following through to deliver work to listed sub-contractors. In […]

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Brubaker Re-Introduces Bill to Expand Health Care to Low-Income Pennsylvanians

Brubaker Re-Introduces Bill to Expand Health Care to Low-Income Pennsylvanians   HARRISBURG – Sen. Mike Brubaker (R-36) re-introduced legislation today that would expand access to health care services for uninsured low-income Pennsylvanians.   Senate Bill 591 would create the Keystone Care Program to encourage doctors, hospitals, nurses, physician assistants and other health care providers to […]

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Casey Calls for Accounting of DoD Research Expenditures

Casey Calls for Accounting of DoD Research Expenditures   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today called on the Department of Defense to establish an accurate accounting and auditing system for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) contracts.  In a letter to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen and Chief […]

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Alloway Introduces Legislation to Make Tax Credits Available to Small Breweries

Alloway Introduces Legislation to Make Tax Credits Available to Small Breweries   HARRISBURG – Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33) introduced legislation this week that would make tax credits available for capital improvements at Pennsylvania’s small breweries.   Senate Bill 275 would create a permanent Malt Beverage Tax Credit of up to $200,000 for small breweries […]

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POOR PEOPLE’S ADVOCATE CHERI HONKALA ANNOUNCING RUN FOR PHILADELPHIA SHERIFF ON A PLATFORM OF NO EVICTIONS

POOR PEOPLE’S ADVOCATE CHERI HONKALA ANNOUNCING RUN FOR PHILADELPHIA SHERIFF ON A PLATFORM OF NO EVICTIONS Cheri Honkala vows to serve the interests of the people instead of the interests of the banks by “Keeping Families in Their Homes” until the economic climate in Philadelphia changes. PHILADELPHIA Formerly homeless mother and National Director of the […]

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Montco Democrats endorse slate of candidates led by Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards

Montco Democrats endorse slate of candidates led by Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards        Plymouth Meeting, PA (February 18, 2011) – With a great display of unity, the Montgomery County Democratic Committee last night endorsed its slate of candidates, led by commissioner candidates Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards, for the 2011 county-wide elections.               Shapiro, a four-term […]

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Markosek introduces bill to reduce accidents caused by distracted

Markosek introduces bill to reduce accidents caused by distracted and inexperienced drivers   HARRISBURG, Feb. 18 – State Rep. Joseph F. Markosek, D-Allegheny/Westmoreland, has again introduced legislation aimed at reducing vehicle accidents caused by distracted and inexperienced drivers.   Under the bill, adult drivers would be required to use hands-free cell phones while driving. Teen […]

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Joe Grace Launches Website Showing Better Ways to Spend Councilman DiCicco’s $424,647 DROP Payment

Joe Grace Launches Website Showing Better Ways to Spend Councilman DiCicco’s $424,647 DROP Payment Website offers voters a constructive outlet to express their anger with DiCicco’s misuse of the DROP program CITY HALL – First District City Council candidate Joe Grace today unveiled a new website that shines a bright light on Councilman Frank DiCicco’s […]

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