NEW AD: Jim Gerlach Is Keeping The 6th District “Down”…

NEW AD: Jim Gerlach Is Keeping The 6th District “Down”…   ELVERSON, Pa. – Manan Trivedi started airing his fourth television ad of the general election across the district today. Congressman Jim Gerlach has spent years down in Washington, voting with the Washington special interests over the people of the 6th District. Last night, in […]

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Toomey on Global Warming’s Causes: “Very Much Disputed”

Toomey on Global Warming’s Causes: “Very Much Disputed” Congressman Toomey Agrees with Christine O’Donnell on Global Warming MEDIA, Pa. – This week, the Washington Post and Thinkprogress.org reported that Congressman Toomey doubts the role of human activity as the cause of global warming – a position that puts him in the same camp as fellow […]

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Herr Embraces President’s Infrastructure Proposal

Herr Embraces President’s Infrastructure Proposal   October 13, 2010 —  Lois Herr, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District, is applauding the Obama Administration’s announcement that it will ask the lame-duck Congress next month to approve a $50 billion infrastructure program.   “This Initiative is overdue, as we work to create good […]

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Kelly Receives Two Major Business Endorsements, Including U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Kelly Receives Two Major Business Endorsements, Including U.S. Chamber of Commerce   Link: http://www.mikekellyforcongress.com/kelly-receives-two-major-business-endorsements-including-u-s-chamber-of-commerce/   (Butler, Pa.)—During a week with several scheduled business tours in the 3rd Congressional District, Mike Kelly announced the support of two pro-business organizations further underscoring his commitment to business and job creation.    The United States Chamber of Commerce, representing […]

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KASUNIC BILL MANDATING STATE POLICE CADET CLASSES WINS COMMITTEE NOD

KASUNIC BILL MANDATING STATE POLICE CADET CLASSES WINS COMMITTEE NOD     Harrisburg, Oct. 12, 2010 – A state Senate committee today unanimously approved legislation introduced by State Senator Richard A. Kasunic (D-Fayette/Somerset) that would require the state to form new State Police cadet classes to fill trooper shortages.   The bill (Senate Bill 1456) now […]

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Senator Orie and Senator Rafferty Bill to Implement National Adam Walsh Child Safety Act

Senator Orie and Senator Rafferty Bill to Implement National Adam Walsh Child Safety Act Unanimously Adopted by the Senate Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jane Orie (R-Allegheny) and Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery) seeking to protect children from sexual predators  and adopt national standards to strengthen sex offender registration was unanimously approved by the Senate today. Senate […]

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State Senate Passes Baker Legislation to Mandate Counsel for Juveniles

State Senate Passes Baker Legislation to Mandate Counsel for Juveniles   The state Senate today approved Senate Bill 873, sponsored by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), which would mandate counsel for juveniles. “Juvenile justice is serious business, so why would we regard legal representation for juveniles as less necessary that it is for adults,” Baker said.  […]

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Fattah Commends Injunction to End DADT Enforcement as “Welcome and Long Overdue”

Fattah Commends Injunction to End DADT Enforcement as “Welcome and Long Overdue”   WASHINGTON D.C., Oct. 12, 2010 – Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), who voted in the House of Representatives this year to end the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy, issues the following statement commending the ruling by United States District Court Judge Virginia Phillips […]

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MEEHAN MEETS WITH YET ANOTHER TEA PARTY GROUP

 MEEHAN MEETS WITH YET ANOTHER TEA PARTY GROUP 60+ Advocates for Privatizing Social Security   Springfield, PA, October 12- Continuing to side with the Tea Party while not letting the voters know where he stands on their extreme views, Pat Meehan met today with the 60-Plus Association, a right-wing group which claims to advocate for […]

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PennFuture calls out Senate Republican leaders for stalling on Marcellus Shale drilling tax

PennFuture calls out Senate Republican leaders for stalling on Marcellus Shale drilling tax (Harrisburg, PA – October 12, 2010) – Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) today condemned the attempt by the Senate Republican leaders to kill the tax on Marcellus Shale drilling while claiming they want to pass a tax. “Senator Joseph Scarnati and the […]

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