Casey Announces Over $4.8 Million in Grants Going to Pennsylvania to Promote Public Health & Prevention Priorities

Casey Announces Over $4.8 Million in Grants Going to Pennsylvania to Promote Public Health & Prevention Priorities   WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $4,805,763 to public health facilities throughout Pennsylvania to support a variety of public health programs.  “Providing support in […]

September 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Casey Seeks Workplace Flexibility for Working Families

Casey Seeks Workplace Flexibility for Working Families WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act to give workers the right to request flexible work options to allow workers to balance responsibilities at work and at home.  This legislation would encourage workers and employers to work out mutually beneficial arrangements […]

September 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

John Boehner Brings His Corporate Special Interest-Backed Agenda To Pennsylvania

John Boehner Brings His Corporate Special Interest-Backed Agenda To Pennsylvania Republican Candidates Shoud Reject Boehner’s Lobbyist-Led Agenda and Refuse to Attend Tonight’s Speech Harrisburg, PA – Tonight, John Boehner will bring his corporate special interest-backed agenda to Pennsylvania and embrace Republican candidates who share his views. He will give a speech to the Pennsylvania Republican […]

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Yet Another Report Finds Latest Sestak Ad Patently False – Will Sestak Finally Remove It?

Yet Another Report Finds Latest Sestak Ad Patently False – Will Sestak Finally Remove It? Allentown, PA – Yesterday, WTAE-TV News aired a fact check on Congressman Joe Sestak’s latest attack ad against Pat Toomey and found it to be false. Congressman Joe Sestak’s latest ad accuses Pat Toomey of being “Wall Street’s top lobbyist.”  […]

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Casey Highlights Rx Drug Take-Back Sites Around PA Tomorrow

Casey Highlights Rx Drug Take-Back Sites Around PA Tomorrow WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today was joined by Bernie A. Strain Jr., coordinator of Pennsylvania’s P2D2 Program, to raise awareness of the nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative.  They discussed the value of proper drug disposal to prevent increased pill abuse and theft and […]

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NRCC: Small Businesses Face Uncertainty As Murphy Refuses to Stop Obama Tax Hike

Small Businesses Face Uncertainty As Murphy Refuses to Stop Obama Tax Hike With Election Day in Sight, Vulnerable Democrats Refuse to Listen to American People on Devastating Tax Increases   Washington- One week is left until Congress is scheduled to adjourn and the White House and Democrat leaders have acknowledged that a Congressional vote on […]

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Justice Department: No record of Marino approval

The Justice Department has “no record” of former U.S. Attorney Tom Marino having approval from superiors to serve as a reference on Dunmore businessman Louis DeNaples’ December 2005 casino license application, a department spokeswoman told The Citizens’ Voice newspaper, which is owned by the same company as The Times-Tribune, on Thursday.

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

Rep. Fattah Stands Up for Workers, Supports Governor Rendell’s Executive Order on Home Health Aides

Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) today expressed strong support for Governor Ed Rendell’s action to protect homecare attendants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Executive Order 2010-04 will give homecare workers the ability to organize, fight for fair wages and gain access to health benefits, in addition to reducing turnover as a means to stabilize the workforce and improve care.

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

PoliticsPA’s Up & Down: 9/24 Edition

This week, polls put a damper on the mood in the Sestak and Onorato campaigns even though both made good strategic moves, Tom Marino had a terrible week in the press, Mike Kelly and Mike Fitzpatrick had good poll numbers, and finally, the Institute of Terrorism Research & Response failed to live up to their contract and on top of that, they gave bad information to the Commonwealth. Here’s your Up & Down.

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