Casey Applauds Passage of Small Business Bill

Casey Applauds Passage of Small Business Bill WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today applauded Senate passage of legislation to provide tax cuts to small businesses and increase their access to capital.  Senator Casey released the following statement: “I have heard from small business owners all across Pennsylvania about their struggles in this economy […]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

COSTA ACTS TO PROTECT SENIORS’ RENT REBATE CHECKS

COSTA ACTS TO PROTECT SENIORS’ RENT REBATE CHECKS              HOMESTEAD, Sept. 16, 2010 – State Sen. Jay Costa (D- Allegheny) today introduced legislation that would ban landlords from reaping an individual’s rent rebate check. “These state benefits are designed to help low income senior citizens and disabled people make ends meet, not serve as some […]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA/Municipoll Shows Toomey Leading 45%-36%

The results of our latest PoliticsPA/Municipoll are out and the Republican Pat Toomey continues to lead the Democrat Joe Sestak, this time by 9 points. Democrats are still wary about Joe Sestak with 23% of Democratic respondents telling us they are undecided about who they would vote for, as opposed to 13% of Republicans being undecided.

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/20 Edition

The President is back in the state for the 2nd time in as many weeks, the Marcellus Shale tax debate is heating up in Harrisburg, and it seems Sen. Specter has one last fight left in him. Good Monday morning, welcome to the Buzz, hope you don’t get a case of the Mondays.

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA’s Up & Down: 9/17 Edition

Gov. Rendell and the two marquee Democratic statewide candidates had costly gaffes this week, but, Pat Toomey continues to lead in the polls. It was great to see the President in the state, but the school he picked for his speech raised some eyebrows. Finally, the Governor’s MSNBC appearance in DC explained a lot. Here’s your Up & Down for the week.

September 17th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Rubber Stamp Report Highlights Cozy Relationship Between Bryan Lentz, Nancy Pelosi and the Liberal Elite

Rubber Stamp Report Highlights Cozy Relationship Between Bryan Lentz, Nancy Pelosi and the Liberal Elite DREXEL HILL, PA – After months of Bryan Lentz attempting to distance himself from the liberal policies of Nancy Pelosi and the liberal elite, the Meehan for Congress campaign unveiled the Rubber Stamp Report to serve as a helpful reminder […]

September 16th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Vitali introduces ‘spacing bill’ to reduce Marcellus drilling’s impact

Vitali introduces ‘spacing bill’ to reduce Marcellus drilling’s impact Well sites would have to be spaced two miles apart   HARRISBURG, Sept. 16 – State Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, today introduced H.B. 2740 that would minimize the impact of natural gas drilling on Pennsylvania’s landscape by requiring at least a two-mile space between drill sites […]

September 16th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments