HERR: “CREATE MORE JOBS FOR AMERICAN WORKERS”

This year’s Labor Day is a bittersweet occasion.  On the one hand, it is always in order to pay respect to the accomplishments of America’s working men and women and the labor unions which represent them.  On the other, it is dispiriting to see how many jobs have been lost since the beginning of the […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Fitzpatrick Holds Small Business Roundtable

Quakertown business leaders talk with Fitzpatrick about jobs, economy Aug 2006       Aug 2010        % Increase National Unemployment Rate: 4.7%                9.6%                  104%[1] National Debt: $8.5 Trillion   $13.4 Trillion      59%[2] QUAKERTOWN, Pa–As the Labor Day weekend began today, Mike Fitzpatrick held a roundtable discussion with a group of business owners and employers to hear their concerns about the economy and job growth.  The […]

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Casey, Harrisburg Community Discuss Kindergarten Readiness Initiative

Hosts discussion on early childhood education; tours the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Child Care Center HARRISBURG, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today held a roundtable discussion on early childhood education. Following the discussion, Senator Casey toured the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) Child Care Center, a facility the Senator’s late father, Governor Robert […]

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John Callahan’s Recovery Bummer: Unemployment at 9.6%

The Democrats’ “Recovery Summer” Ends with a Thud Washington- House Democrats’ summer recess is almost over and it’s time for John Callahan and his out-of-touch friends to face the music. With another failed attempt at recovery under their belts, Democrats are facing a bruising uphill battle this November. With unemployment at an unacceptably high 9.6 percent and way above […]

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Sestak Still Not Telling the Whole Story about his Prohibited Earmark

Allentown – After days of denials, cover-ups, and a constantly evolving story, it is clear that Congressman Joe Sestak is still not telling the whole story about his latest earmark scandal. The Allentown Morning Call recently discovered that Congressman Sestak had earmarked $350,000 for a group named the Thomas Paine Foundation to build a wind turbine […]

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First Jobs-Gate, Now Earmark-Gate

Can Pennsylvanians Trust Joe Sestak’s Word On Anything? WASHINGTON – On the heels of his shady White House jobs-gate scandal, liberal U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) is scrambling to cover-up and explain away a $350,000 taxpayer-funded earmark request that potentially violated House ethics rules barring earmarks allocated to for-profit organizations. As the Associated Press reports, “Sestak […]

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Kathy Dahlkemper’s Recovery Bummer: Unemployment at 9.6%

The Democrats’ “Recovery Summer” Ends with a Thud Washington- House Democrats’ summer recess is almost over and it’s time for Kathy Dahlkemper and the out-of-touch majority to face the music. With another failed attempt at recovery under their belts, Dahlkemper and her friends are facing a bruising uphill battle to re-election this November. With unemployment […]

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Patrick Murphy’s Recovery Bummer: Unemployment at 9.6%

The Democrats’ “Recovery Summer” Ends with a Thud Washington- House Democrats’ summer recess is almost over and it’s time for Patrick Murphy and the out-of-touch majority to face the music. With another failed attempt at recovery under their belts, Murphy and his friends are facing a bruising uphill battle to re-election this November. With unemployment […]

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Matzie bill would regulate life insurance policies

HARRISBURG, Sept. 3 – State Rep. Robert F. Matzie, D-Allegheny/Beaver, has introduced legislation (H.B. 2682) that would prohibit life insurance companies from profiting from death benefits through the use of retained asset accounts. “After reading several articles about this issue and how it’s affected families, especially those of service men and women who gave the […]

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