Senator Orie: new independent fiscal office needed to help reform budget process

Senator Orie:  new independent fiscal office needed to help reform budget process The Pennsylvania Constitution requires the General Assembly to pass a budget that “shall not exceed the actual and estimated revenues and surplus available in the same fiscal year.”  In other words, Pennsylvania must adopt a balanced budget. Over the past eight years, one […]

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Joe Sestak Joins Lead Seniors Advocates to Blast Social Security Privatization Scam

Joe Sestak Joins Lead Seniors Advocates to Blast Social Security Privatization Scam Joe Warns of Risk to Social Security if Toomey and Other Extremists Like Delaware’s O’Donnell are Elected MEDIA, Pa. – It is critical that we honor our commitment to America’s seniors by ensuring that their retirement security is not endangered by Congressman Toomey’s […]

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Pat Meehan Shows True Colors by Opposing Job Creation Bill that Moderate Republicans in U.S. Senate Support

Pat Meehan Shows True Colors by Opposing Job Creation Bill that Moderate Republicans in U.S. Senate Support Springfield, PA – Today Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, praised moderate Senate Republicans in Washington, DC, for crossing Party lines to support legislation that will help small businesses create jobs. […]

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Lentz MIA from Legislative Duties

Lentz MIA from Legislative Duties DREXEL HILL, PA – Over the last two days, State Rep. Bryan Lentz missed several votes during the legislative session in Harrisburg.  This current session will only last twelve days, and Lentz is unable to commit even this short span of time to do the job the voters in his […]

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The Corbett Record: Higher Spending, Questionable Mismanagement

The Corbett Record: Higher Spending, Questionable Mismanagement Corbett tries to tell audiences what they want to hear, but his words don’t make sense and his actions don’t match up   PHILADELPHIA: Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato said today that while Harrisburg Republican Tom Corbett is contradicting himself on the campaign trail – calling for “across […]

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PA GOP: Why Is Congresswoman Dahlkemper Hiding?

PA GOP: Why Is Congresswoman Dahlkemper Hiding?  Dahlkemper Refuses To Hold Town Hall Meeting During August Recess HARRISBURG– Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason questioned why Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper avoided having any town hall meetings during the August recess, traditionally a time reserved for members of Congress to meet with their constituents.   “At […]

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KANJORSKI OPENING STATEMENT FOR HEARING ON PROGRESS UPDATE ON HOUSING FINANCE AND GSES

KANJORSKI OPENING STATEMENT FOR HEARING ON PROGRESS UPDATE ON HOUSING FINANCE AND GSES   WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (D-PA), the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises, will hold a Subcommittee hearing entitled “The Future of Housing Finance: A Progress Update on the GSEs.”  […]

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