PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/24 Edition

Rep. Boehner will be in Harrisburg, Rep. Dent is regretting a joke he made about the Ethics Committee, and the head of Philly’s housing authority got the ax. Good Friday morning, look for Up & Down this afternoon, but for now, here is the Buzz.

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

Congress Passes Small Business Jobs Bill

Congress Passes Small Business Jobs Bill   Washington, DC – September 23, 2010 – Today U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (D-PA14) joined a majority of Members of Congress in voting for the Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297), a bill to expand much needed lending to millions of small businesses – and to offer tax incentives […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Rep. Pitts Supports Republican Pledge to America

Rep. Pitts Supports Republican Pledge to America Local town hall meetings contributed to agenda Washington–Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) expressed his support for the newly announced House Republican governing agenda, A Pledge to America. The agenda is the product of months of engagement through town hall meetings and the America Speaking Out website. Rep. Pitts participated […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Critz Praises Tax Cuts and Loans for Small Businesses

Critz Praises Tax Cuts and Loans for Small Businesses Congress passes legislation to spur economic growth and create new jobs   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Mark S. Critz (PA-12) voted today to spur economic development and create new jobs by encouraging the growth of American small businesses.  The Small Business Jobs Act increases much-needed lending […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Casey Votes for Transparency in Elections

Casey Votes for Transparency in Elections WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement after Senate Republicans voted down the Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Elections (DISCLOSE) Act to bring new transparency to campaign ads in response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case that increases […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Doyle Autism Bill Approved by House

Doyle Autism Bill Approved by House Bill would expand training and continuing education for autism service providers   Washington, DC – September 23, 2010 – This afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5756, the Training and Research for Autism Improvement Nationwide (“TRAIN”) Act, legislation introduced by Congressman Doyle (D-PA14) and Congressman Chris Smith […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Pat Toomey: Never Stops Working for Wall Street

Pat Toomey: Never Stops Working for Wall Street Harrisburg, PA – With the upcoming premiere of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” we wanted to remind Pennsylvania voters that Pat Toomey’s Wall Street story is movie material – it could be titled: Pat Toomey: Never Stops Working for Wall Street. Tonight, Admiral Joe Sestak will join […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PA GOP: Tim Holden Throws Mud, Fails To Address His Failed Leadership

PA GOP: Tim Holden Throws Mud, Fails To Address His Failed Leadership   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Spokesman Mike Barley released the following statement in reaction to Congressman Tim Holden’s negative television ad campaign:   “Tim Holden’s negative campaign proves what we thought all along: he knows that his seat is not safe […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Uninsured rates on the rise in Pa. and across U.S., underscoring need for health reform

Health Reform Milestone: Consumer Protections Go Into Effect Today Uninsured rates on the rise in Pa. and across U.S., underscoring need for health reform HARRISBURG, PA (September 23, 2010) – Today marks a milestone in the long road to reforming the nation’s health care system, as several important consumer protections will take effect on or […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Bryan Lentz and Big Talker Radio Host Dom Giordano Wait to Hear if Pat Meehan Will Join Them at Town Hall

Bryan Lentz and Big Talker Radio Host Dom Giordano Wait to Hear if Pat Meehan Will Join Them at Town Hall Springfield, PA – Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, called on his Republican opponent Pat Meehan to join him in a town hall debate moderated by conservative radio […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments