MAYOR NUTTER, PROJECT H.O.M.E. JOIN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CELEBRATE STIMULUS-FUNDED PERMANENT HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETERANS AND OTHERS

MAYOR NUTTER, PROJECT H.O.M.E. JOIN REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CELEBRATE STIMULUS-FUNDED PERMANENT HOUSING FOR HOMELESS VETERANS AND OTHERS Philadelphia, September 29, 2010 – Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that 2101 W. Venango Street in the Tioga section of Philadelphia, an existing, fifty-four unit apartment building acquired through the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), would be […]

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House to Consider Sestak Co-Sponsored Legislation to Protect American Workers, Prevent Chinese Currency Manipulation

House to Consider Sestak Co-Sponsored Legislation to Protect American Workers, Prevent Chinese Currency Manipulation Toomey’s Defends China at the Expense of American Workers MEDIA, Pa. — The House of Representatives today is expected to consider legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak to prevent China from manipulating its currency. This action is necessary because […]

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New Polls Show Growing Momentum for Dan Onorato as Election Nears

New Polls Show Growing Momentum for Dan Onorato as Election Nears Franklin & Marshall College Poll puts gubernatorial race within margin of error   PITTSBURGH: Voters are increasingly responding to Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato’s experience and plans for growing the economy and reforming Harrisburg, with another major poll showing that as Pennsylvanians begin to […]

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KANJORSKI OPENING STATEMENT FOR FUTURE OF HOUSING FINANCE HEARING

KANJORSKI OPENING STATEMENT FOR FUTURE OF HOUSING FINANCE HEARING WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (D-PA), the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises, is participating in a Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “The Future of Housing Finance: A Review of Proposals to Address Market Structure […]

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Poll: Jane Orie Vulnerable in 40th District State Senate Race

Poll:  Jane Orie Vulnerable in 40th District State Senate Race   Ross Twp., Pa. —  With just over one month left before the November 2 election, criminally indicted Senator Jane Orie has dropped below 50% on the current vote, placing her in a tight race with challenger Dan DeMarco for the 40th District State Senate […]

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Lentz Misleads Voters, Breaks Promise to Forgo Taxpayer-Funded Car

Lentz Misleads Voters, Breaks Promise to Forgo Taxpayer-Funded Car How can he reform Washington if he refused to do it in Harrisburg? DREXEL HILL, PA – After criticizing his opponent in 2006 for using a taxpayer-funded car, Bryan Lentz flip-flopped in 2009 and began using a taxpayer-funded Ford Escape hybrid.   During Lentz’s 2006 campaign […]

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Toomey Releases New Ad on Sestak’s Washington Ways

Toomey Releases New Ad on Sestak’s Washington Ways Say It Ain’t So, Joe Allentown – In a new television ad, U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner Pat Toomey expresses his disappointment with how Congressman Sestak has become just another Washington politician. The ad will run statewide on broadcast television for an indefinite period […]

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PITTS’ WORST VOTES: WHY DOES WATER HAVE TO BE CLEAN?

PITTS’ WORST VOTES:  WHY DOES WATER HAVE TO BE CLEAN?   A study of Congressman Joe Pitts’ votes by the Herr 2010 campaign makes clear a common thread:  a close correlation with the interests of large corporations and their lobbyists.  And lowly sewer systems don’t seem to have many lobbyists.   Vote 31:  H.R. 1262, […]

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Harper Amendment Makes Environment a Winner Under Marcellus Shale Tax Bill

Harper Amendment Makes Environment a Winner Under Marcellus Shale Tax Bill   HARRISBURG – Continuing her advocacy on behalf of the environment, Rep. Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) successfully amended legislation imposing a tax on natural gas drilling to ensure sufficient tax revenue is committed to environmental initiatives.   Senate Bill 1155, as amended, now awaits a […]

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Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families Blocked

Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families Blocked   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Republicans today blocked a bill by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), that would have saved jobs and strengthened state safety nets for our country’s most vulnerable families.  The Job Preservation for Parents in Poverty Act (S. […]

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