Passage of Murphy-Ryan Bill A Win For US Jobs and Manufacturing

Passage of Murphy-Ryan Bill A Win For US Jobs and Manufacturing (Washington, D.C.) – Upon passage today of the Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act (HR 2378) by the House of Representatives, Congressman Tim Murphy, the bill’s co-author, released the following statement:   “This is truly a historic moment. For years American manufacturers and workers […]

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Lentz Silent on Tax Hike for Seniors

Lentz Silent on Tax Hike for Seniors 47 House Democrats Implore Pelosi to Stop Looming Tax Hike on Seniors DREXEL HILL, PA – 47 House Democrats today signed a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calling for her to hold a vote to prevent the upcoming tax increase on dividends and capital gains. The letter […]

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House OKs Harper-Amended Marcellus Shale Bill; Ample Funding Directed to Key Environmental Programs

House OKs Harper-Amended Marcellus Shale Bill; Ample Funding Directed to Key Environmental Programs   HARRISBURG – The state House has approved legislation imposing a tax on natural gas extraction in the Commonwealth, directing a substantial portion of the revenue to environmental programs, thanks to an amendment offered by Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery).   “The growth […]

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PennFuture praises state House for passage of natural gas severance tax that helps funds Growing Greener, urges Senate to consider bill immediately to Keep the Promise made to the citizens

PennFuture praises state House for passage of natural gas severance tax that helps funds Growing Greener, urges Senate to consider bill immediately to Keep the Promise made to the citizens (Harrisburg, PA – September 29, 2010) – Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) today praised the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for its passage of SB 1155, […]

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Casey Bill Calls for Evaluation of Military Spouse Employment Programs

Casey Bill Calls for Evaluation of Military Spouse Employment Programs   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced legislation to ensure that military spouse employment programs are properly serving military families.  The legislation requires a complete review of programs to address concerns raised by servicemembers that these programs are underfunded and may not […]

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Casey Bill to Help National Guard and Reserve Members Navigate Benefits

Casey Bill to Help National Guard and Reserve Members Navigate Benefits   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced legislation to provide more information and assistance to members of the National Guard and Reserves as they and their families navigate the services and benefits available to them.  Senator Casey’s Transition Assistance Advisors Act […]

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IRS Announces Info for Casey Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

IRS Announces Info for Casey Adoption Tax Credit Expansion WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the IRS released information on how to file for the expanded adoption tax credit secured earlier this year by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). Senator Casey secured a $1.2 billion expansion of the adoption tax credit to raise the maximum credit from $12,150 […]

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Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education

Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Officer Daniel Faulkner Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act, a bill that provides college tuition assistance for the children of firefighters, police officers and EMS workers killed in the line […]

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NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District

NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Paul Kanjorski for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District. “The NRA-PVF is endorsing Paul Kanjorski because he has […]

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Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases

Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases Washington–Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) introduced the Free Market Sugar Act, a bill to eliminate the USDA sugar program and stop federal government sugar purchases. Ending the program would save approximately $1.4 billion over the next ten years. Currently, the USDA runs a program that loans money […]

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