KASUNIC APPLAUDS EXPANSION OF SELF-DEFENSE GUN LAW

KASUNIC APPLAUDS EXPANSION OF SELF-DEFENSE GUN LAW   HARRISBURG, October 14, 2010 — State Sen. Richard A. Kasunic today called the state Senate’s passage of the so-called “Castle Doctrine” legislation as a victory for law-abiding citizens who defend themselves and their loved ones in their own home.   “This measure expands the provision of our […]

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Senate approves public pension relief measure

Senate approves public pension relief measure Reforms would save $3 billion, reduce taxpayer burden The Senate today approved legislation designed to provide $3 billion in savings to Pennsylvania’s public pensions while addressing an impending spike in costs for those plans, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-16), author of an amendment that significantly reforms those programs. […]

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SENATE APPROVES INDEPENDENT FISCAL OFFICE BILL

SENATE APPROVES INDEPENDENT FISCAL OFFICE BILL Measure increases accountability, monitoring of budget, state spending The Senate today approved legislation intended to fundamentally reform Pennsylvania’s budgeting process while monitoring spending and increasing accountability in state government, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-16). Senator Browne amended House Bill 2497, the public pension reform bill, with language formally […]

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Toomey Praises PA Company that Helped to Free Chilean Miners

Toomey Praises PA Company that Helped to Free Chilean Miners Allentown –U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner Pat Toomey praised the Pennsylvania company, Center Rock, Inc., that helped free the Chilean miners.  When news of the incident first broke in August, the owners and workers of the Somerset County-based Center Rock Inc. offered […]

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“Billion Dollar Bryan” Lentz’s Real Record on Spending

“Billion Dollar Bryan” Lentz’s Real Record on Spending How can we trust Bryan Lentz to cut spending in Washington if he refused to cut spending in Harrisburg? DREXEL HILL, PA – Bryan Lentz has said repeatedly over the course of the campaign that he supports cutting spending in order to reduce the deficit, but Lentz’s […]

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FONTANA LAUDS SENATE VOTE ON PRIVATE TRANSFER FEE LEGISLATION

FONTANA LAUDS SENATE VOTE ON PRIVATE TRANSFER FEE LEGISLATION  HARRISBURG, October 14, 2010 – Legislation introduced by state Sen. Wayne D. Fontana to prohibit the future use of private transfer fees in Pennsylvania passed the Senate today and now goes to the House of Representatives for consideration.   “This is a true consumer protection bill,” […]

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Bill to Honor Fallen State Police Troopers Sent to Governor

Bill to Honor Fallen State Police Troopers Sent to Governor A bill designating a portion of I-84 as the “Fallen Trooper Memorial Highway” now just needs Governor Rendell’s signature, according to Senator Lisa Baker, R-20.  The designated stretch will run from Lackawanna County to the Pennsylvania-New York state line.  Baker said the designation would honor […]

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PA GOP: Carney Said He Reads The Newspaper During Debates

PA GOP: Carney Said He Reads The Newspaper During Debates Carney Admits In Interview That While In Congress, “I go back in the cloakroom and read the newspaper during debates”  HARRISBURG – With Election Day right around the corner, Congressman Chris Carney revealed yesterday that during debates in the U.S. House of Representatives on legislation […]

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Pat Toomey Receives Endorsement of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Executive Board

Pat Toomey Receives Endorsement of Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Executive Board Allentown – U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner Pat Toomey received the endorsement of the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Executive Board.  Philadelphia’s Fraternal Order of Police represents 14,600 active and retired officers of the Philadelphia Police […]

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