Metcalfe Discharge Resolution Forces Democrats to Advance

Metcalfe Discharge Resolution Forces Democrats to Advance Illegal Alien Apprehension & Deportation Legislation to House Floor HARRISBURG—Calling today’s surprising Pennsylvania House State Government Committee 13-9 vote to advance his immigration reform legislation to the House floor one small victory for Pennsylvania citizens, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) also warned that House Democrat Leadership still has […]

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Fact Check: New Sestak Ad Hides Joe’s Record of Raising Taxes on the Middle Class and Support for Corporate Giveaways

Fact Check: New Sestak Ad Hides Joe’s Record of Raising Taxes on the Middle Class and Support for Corporate Giveaways  Allentown, PA – Congressman Joe Sestak’s latest attack ad throws a lot of mud, but leaves out a lot of information about his own record – like his record of voting for massive new tax […]

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Casey Urges New Approaches for Combating Poverty

Casey Urges New Approaches for Combating Poverty WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced S. 3845, the National Opportunity and Community Renewal Act, legislation to utilize 21st century technology, ideas and policy proposals to confront the complex issues of poverty in America. “Last year, 43.6 million people in the United States, or one in […]

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PA GOP: Vice President Biden Will Have Tough Time Explaining Failed Agenda To Pennsylvania Youth

PA GOP: Vice President Biden Will Have Tough Time Explaining Failed Agenda To Pennsylvania Youth   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pennsylvania.   “Democrats can send all of the surrogates they want, but it’s not going to change the fact […]

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Lentz And Philadelphia Inquirer Reject Republican Pledge

Lentz And Philadelphia Inquirer Reject Republican Pledge Meehan, House Republicans Support Economic Agenda That Adds Trillions To Debt Springfield, PA – Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, called on his Republican opponent Pat Meehan to join him in rejecting the Republican Party’s “Pledge for America” after the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board […]

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Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Endorses Pat Meehan

Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Endorses Pat Meehan DREXEL HILL, PA – Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced his support for Pat Meehan during a stop in Delaware County yesterday.  Congressman McKeon would assume Chairmanship of the House Armed Services Committee should Republicans win back the majority on […]

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Casey Urges Southwest to Continue Services in PA Provided by AirTran

Casey Urges Southwest to Continue Services in PA Provided by AirTran   WASHINGTON, DC— Following news of the proposed acquisition of AirTran by Southwest Airlines, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) wrote to Southwest CEO Gary Kelly urging that flight service at Pennsylvania airports served by AirTran be maintained.  Senator Casey cited the economic benefits associated […]

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Arlen Specter Speaks on the Senate Floor About Gridlock in the Senate

Arlen Specter Speaks on the Senate Floor About Gridlock in the Senate “The Congress is gridlocked leaving the nation’s business floundering.” Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator Arlen Specter (D-PA) took to the Senate floor to speak about the political gridlock in the Senate. Please find the Senator’s floor statement as prepared for delivery pasted below: […]

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York County Republican Delegation Statement on Dedication of Highway to Korean War Veterans

York County Republican Delegation Statement on Dedication of Highway to Korean War Veterans   HARRISBURG ― The York County Republican House delegation today issued the following statement on the passage of House Bill 2461 by Rep. Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion), designating State Route 462 from its intersection with U.S. Route 30 in West Manchester Township, […]

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Casey, Specter Announce over $5.1 million for Pennsylvania Broadband Project

Casey, Specter Announce over $5.1 million for Pennsylvania Broadband Project   WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Arlen Specter (D-PA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded $5,110,628 in federal funds to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to research barriers to the use of broadband by manufacturers and […]

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