Statement of OFA-PA Director Elizabeth Lucas Urging Congress to Pass Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extension

Statement of OFA-PA Director Elizabeth Lucas Urging Congress to Pass Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extension  Philadelphia – With federal funding for extended unemployment insurance benefits running out earlier this week, 800,000 Americans have already lost their benefits and nearly two million Americans are expected to lose them by the end of December. In response, Organizing for […]

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Gillen’s District Office, Website and Facebook Page Are Up and Running to Serve Constituents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2010   Gillen’s District Office, Website and Facebook Page Are Up and Running to Serve Constituents   READING – While he won’t be officially sworn into office until January, Rep.-elect Mark Gillen (R-Berks) on Wednesday launched his legislative website and Facebook page and opened the doors of his district office […]

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Corbett Refuses to Remove Extremist from Transition Team, Stacks Team with Marcelles Lobbyists

Corbett Refuses to Remove Extremist from Transition Team, Stacks Team with Marcelles Lobbyists PA Dems Call on Corbett to Investigate Conflicts of Interests on the Team; Renew Call to Remove Extremist Harrisburg, PA – Tom Corbett hasn’t even been sworn in as Governor yet, but already his decisions are raising serious questions about his judgment. […]

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IDAHO CD-1 CONGRESSMAN-ELECT LABRADOR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL CONGRESSIONAL STAFF HIRES

December 2, Boise.    Congressman-elect Raul Labrador today announced the hiring of three additional members to his permanent staff.   For his Washington, D.C. office, Congressman-elect Labrador is pleased to announce that John Goodwin has been appointed chief of staff and Mike Cunnington has been named scheduler and personal assistant. Phil Hardy has been appointed to […]

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STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER REGARDING THE FIFA WORLD CUP DECISION

STATEMENT FROM MAYOR NUTTER REGARDING THE FIFA WORLD CUP DECISION Philadelphia, December 2 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter has released the following statement regarding the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) 2022 World Cup award decision. “While I am disappointed that the United States was not chosen for the 2022 World Cup, I am extremely […]

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/2 Edition

President Obama nominated two people for the federal bench in Pa., Gov. Rendell is on the transportation funding talking circuit again, November tax collections did not meet expectations and in case there was any confusion, just call him G.T. Good Thursday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 12/1 Edition

All those ads during campaign season generated a lot of revenue for local TV stations, Rick Santorum is approaching a decision on whether he will run for President, Sen. Casey is pushing for an extension of unemployment benefits and Tom Corbett met with his transition team. Good Wednesday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

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Senate Passes Casey Protections Against Smuggled Food

Food safety legislation passed today includes provisions authored by Senator Casey to protect U.S. against smuggled food   WASHINGTON, DC- Language from bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) was included in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act which passed the Senate today.  The provisions, from Senator Casey’s EAT SAFE Act, add personnel […]

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Bob Casey Blocks Bipartisan Effort To Repeal Job-Killing IRS Mandate In Democrat Health Care Overhaul

WASHINGTON – In a harsh blow to Pennsylvania’s families and job creators, liberal U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) yesterday voted in favor of an extreme, job-killing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) paperwork mandate contained in the Democrats’ costly, unpopular health care overhaul.   With Casey’s refusal to join all voting Republicans and 21 Democrat Senators in […]

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Casey Urges Passage of Bill to Preserve Unemployment Insurance

Casey Urges Passage of Bill to Preserve Unemployment Insurance  After today, two million Americans and 83,000 in PA to lose coverage WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today urged his Senate colleagues to pass an extension of unemployment insurance for another year when the measure comes to the floor this afternoon.  Without action, these benefits […]

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