Justice Department: No record of Marino approval

The Justice Department has “no record” of former U.S. Attorney Tom Marino having approval from superiors to serve as a reference on Dunmore businessman Louis DeNaples’ December 2005 casino license application, a department spokeswoman told The Citizens’ Voice newspaper, which is owned by the same company as The Times-Tribune, on Thursday.

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Rep. Fattah Stands Up for Workers, Supports Governor Rendell’s Executive Order on Home Health Aides

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) today expressed strong support for Governor Ed Rendell’s action to protect homecare attendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive Order 2010-04 will give homecare workers the ability to organize, fight for fair wages and gain access to health benefits, in addition to reducing turnover as a means to stabilize the workforce and improve care.

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PoliticsPA’s Up & Down: 9/24 Edition

This week, polls put a damper on the mood in the Sestak and Onorato campaigns even though both made good strategic moves, Tom Marino had a terrible week in the press, Mike Kelly and Mike Fitzpatrick had good poll numbers, and finally, the Institute of Terrorism Research & Response failed to live up to their contract and on top of that, they gave bad information to the Commonwealth. Here’s your Up & Down.

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Anonymous Advertisers Rush In to Rescue Meehan’s Campaign After Disastrous Debate Performance

Anonymous Advertisers Rush In to Rescue Meehan’s Campaign After Disastrous Debate Performance Springfield, PA – An outside special interest group that refuses to reveal who its donors are even as it spends hundreds of thousands of dollars on television commercials in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District rushed in to try and rescue Pat Meehan’s faltering campaign […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

BAD PITTS VOTE #36: TRYING TO DERAIL AMTRAK

BAD PITTS VOTE #36:  TRYING TO DERAIL AMTRAK   September 24, 2010 —  From the vast archive of bad votes by Congressman Joe Pitts, the Herr 2010 campaign has drawn one which, had it been successful, would have clogged Southeastern Pennsylvania highways with more than a million additional cars.   Bad Pitts Vote #36:  The […]

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Joe Sestak Details His Efforts to Hold Wall Street Accountable in Conference Call with PA VOTE 2010 Volunteers

Joe Sestak Details His Efforts to Hold Wall Street Accountable in Conference Call with PA VOTE 2010 Volunteers Harrisburg, PA – In advance of the upcoming movie premiere “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” Admiral Joe Sestak joined PA VOTE 2010 volunteers on a conference call to discuss the efforts by Democrats in Congress to hold […]

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ALTMIRE VOTES TO EXPAND TAX RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

ALTMIRE VOTES TO EXPAND TAX RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) voted for legislation that will cut taxes and improve access to capital for small businesses. The Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297) passed the House by a vote of 237-187 and will now be sent to […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

NRSC: As Fall Begins, What Happened To Joe Sestak’s Failed Recovery Summer?

As Fall Begins, What Happened To Joe Sestak’s Failed Recovery Summer?   WASHINGTON – With only 40 days until voters cast their ballots in Pennsylvania, liberal U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) and his party’s so-called “Recovery Summer” have failed to deliver the economic revival that Democrats promised when they launched their empty rhetoric in June […]

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Casey Calls on Insurers to Reverse Decision to Drop Child Plans

Casey Calls on Insurers to Reverse Decision to Drop Child Plans Casey also calls on HHS to compel insurers to reverse decision   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today sent a letter to the America’s Health Insurance Plans calling on the insurers that announced that they would no longer offer child-only health plans […]

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Joe Sestak Statement on Tax Extensions

Joe Sestak Statement on Tax Extensions U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak today released the following statement, in response to reports that Washington leaders are planning to put off a contentious debate on extending middle class tax relief until after the midterm elections: “This is no time to shy away from this fight — because we’re […]

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