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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Perzel Listed as One of the 12 Dirtiest State Lawmakers in the Nation

League of Conservation Voters Adds Representative John Perzel to the Inaugural State-Level Dirty Dozen Philadelphia – Today, the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV), which works to turn environmental values into national priorities, announced the inaugural state-level Dirty Dozen program. Pennsylvania State Representative John Perzel is one of 12 candidates for state office from around […]

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Callahan Unveils Plan to Spur Job Creation and Repair the Economy

Callahan Criticizes Dent for Supporting Failed Economic Policies and for having the Wrong Priorities BETHLEHEM, PA. – Today Congressional challenger and Bethlehem Mayor John Callahan laid out his Five-Point Plan to spur job creation and repair the economic damage caused by years of failed policies supported by Congressman Charlie Dent. The pillars of Callahan’s jobs […]

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KANJORSKI AND CASEY ANNOUNCE OVER $2.2 MILLION FOR SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION CENTER EXPANSION PROJECT FROM U.S. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION FUNDING

Original Innovation Center Created More Than 115 New Jobs, and Expansion Will Continue to Create Even More WILKES-BARRE – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11), Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), and Willie Taylor, Regional Director of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Philadelphia Regional Office announced $2,263,500 for the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business & Industry’s […]

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Kanjorski’s district has highest unemployment rate in state

Statistics expose 26-year incumbent’s failed economic policies Hazleton, PA – The unemployment rate in Paul Kanjorski’s congressional district is now the highest in the entire state of Pennsylvania, continuing to show that the 26-year incumbent’s failed economic policies are destroying our regional economy and costing area residents thousands of jobs. Kanjorski’s district has “significantly higher unemployment” […]

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Pat Toomey Fights to Eliminate Corporate Taxes by Raising Taxes on Middle Class Families

Harrisburg, PA — Wall Street derivatives trader has a long record of fighting for corporate special interests over Pennsylvania families. As a Congressman, he took to the House floor and fought to deregulate Wall Street, and he was the chief advocate for Social Security privatization, which would put seniors’ retirement savings in the hands of […]

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Casey Announces Certification of Owens-Illinois Workers For Trade Adjustment Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to certify laid-off Owens-Illinois (O-I) workers in the Clarion area for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). “This is wonderful news for former Owens-Illinois workers,” said Senator Casey.  “Being granted this Trade Adjustment Assistance will allow for these workers to […]

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Mike Kelly Advances to Top Level of Young Guns Program

Pennsylvania Republican Reaches ‘Young Gun’ Status with Clear Path to Victory Washington– The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced today that Republican Mike Kelly (PA-03) has reached ‘Young Gun’ status, the premiere level of its three-tiered Young Guns program. By advancing to the program’s top tier, Kelly has proven his ability to build a winning […]

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More Evasive Answers and Denials from Washington Politician Joe Sestak on Earmark Scandal

Where’s the Accountability, Joe? Allentown – As reporters across Pennsylvania asked Congressman Sestak to clarify why he earmarked $350,000 for a forbidden pork project, Congressman Sestak offered vague answers that only prompted more questions.  It is time for Congressman Sestak to come forward and live up to the “accountability” he talks about so often on […]

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