KITCHEN: PUBLIC HEARING TO FOCUS ON HOUSING AUTHORITIES IN PA

KITCHEN: PUBLIC HEARING TO FOCUS ON HOUSING AUTHORITIES IN PA Public is welcome to attend   HARRISBURG, OCT. 1, 2010 — The public is invited to attend an upcoming Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee public hearing about housing authorities in the commonwealth, according to state Sen. Shirley Kitchen, chairwoman of the committee.   The […]

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KANJORSKI COMMENTS ON CFTC-SEC STAFF REPORT ON STOCK MARKET VOLATILITY

KANJORSKI COMMENTS ON CFTC-SEC STAFF REPORT ON STOCK MARKET VOLATILITY   Capital Markets Subcommittee Chairman Convened First Congressional Hearing to Examine May 6 “Flash Crash”   WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (D-PA), the Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises, today joined in releasing and commented […]

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Week in Review: Onorato Gains Momentum, Corbett Digs Himself Deeper on Economic and Budget Issues

Week in Review: Onorato Gains Momentum, Corbett Digs Himself Deeper on Economic and Budget Issues   While Dan Onorato demonstrated a solid grasp of Pennsylvania’s challenges at the first general election debate and polls showed the race significantly tightening, Tom Corbett’s inexperience was on full display, and he actually proposed hitting workers with a multibillion-dollar […]

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Murphy Gets NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorsement

Murphy Gets NARAL Pro-Choice America Endorsement As Congressman, Mike Fitzpatrick supported abortion ban even in cases of rape and incest (Washington, DC)  – Patrick Murphy’s campaign continued to rack up endorsements on Friday, as Nancy Keenan, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, announced that her organization is throwing its support behind Murphy in his race against […]

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Toomey to Campaign with Enron Lobbyist Who Cost Pennsylvania Families Billions

Toomey to Campaign with Enron Lobbyist Who Cost Pennsylvania Families Billions Reed Also a Scandal-Plagued Abramoff Associate Harrisburg, PA – Today, Pat Toomey will campaign with Ralph Reed, a lobbyist for Enron who helped usher in electricity deregulation in Pennsylvania that cost consumers billions. Reed was hired by Enron at the behest of Karl Rove […]

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House to vote on Lentz legislation to strengthen gun permit process, keep guns from criminals already denied a permit in Pa.

House to vote on Lentz legislation to strengthen gun permit process, keep guns from criminals already denied a permit in Pa. Proposal will be offered as amendment to Castle Doctrine bill (H.B. 40) on Monday HARRISBURG, Oct. 1 – The House will consider a proposal offered by state Rep. Bryan R. Lentz that would prohibit […]

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Gov. Ridge, MSC Unveil Landmark Industry-Wide “Commitment to the Community” Guiding Principals

Gov. Ridge, MSC Unveil Landmark Industry-Wide “Commitment to the Community” Guiding Principals Pittsburgh, Pa.– Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) leadership and Gov. Tom Ridge, an MSC strategic advisor, formally unveiled a sweeping set of principles by which the industry will live by “each and every day” and “embrace.” These principles were first rolled out […]

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Senate Passes Alloway Mentored Youth Hunting Legislation

Senate Passes Alloway Mentored Youth Hunting Legislation   HARRISBURG – The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would create a mentored youth hunting program for young Pennsylvania sportsmen, according to the bill’s sponsor Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33).   Senate Bill 1272 would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to enact regulations pertaining to a mentored youth […]

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PA GOP: Leadership? Kanjorski Chooses To Campaign Rather Than Address The Largest Tax Increase In Our Nation’s History

PA GOP: Leadership?  Kanjorski Chooses To Campaign Rather Than Address The Largest Tax Increase In Our Nation’s History   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Congressman Paul Kanjorski’s vote to adjourn the House without acting as the largest tax increase in the history of the nation is […]

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