ALTMIRE VOTES TO EXPAND TAX RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

ALTMIRE VOTES TO EXPAND TAX RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) voted for legislation that will cut taxes and improve access to capital for small businesses. The Small Business Jobs Act (H.R. 5297) passed the House by a vote of 237-187 and will now be sent to […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

NRSC: As Fall Begins, What Happened To Joe Sestak’s Failed Recovery Summer?

As Fall Begins, What Happened To Joe Sestak’s Failed Recovery Summer?   WASHINGTON – With only 40 days until voters cast their ballots in Pennsylvania, liberal U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) and his party’s so-called “Recovery Summer” have failed to deliver the economic revival that Democrats promised when they launched their empty rhetoric in June […]

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

Casey Calls on Insurers to Reverse Decision to Drop Child Plans

Casey Calls on Insurers to Reverse Decision to Drop Child Plans Casey also calls on HHS to compel insurers to reverse decision   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today sent a letter to the America’s Health Insurance Plans calling on the insurers that announced that they would no longer offer child-only health plans […]

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

Joe Sestak Statement on Tax Extensions

Joe Sestak Statement on Tax Extensions U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak today released the following statement, in response to reports that Washington leaders are planning to put off a contentious debate on extending middle class tax relief until after the midterm elections: “This is no time to shy away from this fight — because we’re […]

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Pat Meehan Turns Back on Community and Accepts Endorsement of Extreme Gun Rights Group

Pat Meehan Turns Back on Community and Accepts Endorsement of Extreme Gun Rights Group Springfield, PA – At the same time that editorial boards and law enforcement officials across the region are backing Bryan Lentz’s efforts to keep concealed weapons out of the hands of criminals by closing the “Florida Loophole”, Pat Meehan has accepted […]

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

NRA-PVF Endorses Jason Altmire for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District

NRA-PVF Endorses Jason Altmire for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District   Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Jason Altmire for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District. “The NRA-PVF is endorsing Jason Altmire because he has been a strong […]

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

Joe Applauds Passage of Small Business Bill

Joe Applauds Passage of Small Business Bill Condemns Toomey’s Silence on Measure that Will Create Jobs, Support Middle Class; Assails his Archconservative Allies for Obstructing Vital Legislation MEDIA, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak today hailed final passage of the Small Business Jobs Act, a bill that will provide $12 billion in tax credits […]

September 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 4 Comments

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