Casey Announces $800,000 Grant Awarded for East Liberty Development Revitalization

Casey Announces $800,000 Grant Awarded for East Liberty Development Revitalization WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $800,000 to East Liberty Development Inc. for its continued revitalization of the East Liberty area.  The project features the building of a large retail space. […]

October 21st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PA GOP: Lentz’s Dirty Tricks

PA GOP: Lentz’s Dirty Tricks   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Spokesman Mike Barley released the following statement following today’s admission by Democrat Bryan Lentz that he worked to recruit a third party candidate to appear on the ballot. “Bryan Lentz is up to the same dirty tricks that his political mentors in Harrisburg […]

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MAYOR UNVEILS FIRST OF FIVE RESTORED CITY ART SCULPTURES

MAYOR UNVEILS FIRST OF FIVE RESTORED CITY ART SCULPTURES (PITTSBURGH)  Oct. 20, 2010      Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and community leaders this afternoon unveiled a newly restored City-owned sculpture, Untitled, by local artist James Myford, at Emerald View park, part of Grandview Park located in the City’s Mt. Washington neighborhood.   “Combining local art with the natural […]

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Meehan Donor to Hold Secretive Meeting to Undermine Nation’s Energy Policy

Meehan Donor to Hold Secretive Meeting to Undermine Nation’s Energy Policy Springfield, PA – Secretive, closed-door meetings are also popular among some of Pat Meehan’s donors according to recent news reports. The New York Times today detailed how two billionaire, oil-industry brothers who are backing Meehan’s campaign will be holding a secretive meeting this coming […]

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Republicans for Environmental Protection Endorses Gerlach for Re-Election

Republicans for Environmental Protection Endorses Gerlach for Re-Election Republicans for Environmental Protection, a national grassroots organization of stewardship-minded Republicans, is pleased to endorse Jim Gerlach for re-election to the U.S. House from Pennsylvania’s 6th District. “Congressman Gerlach has consistently been one of the top leaders in the House Republican Caucus on environmental issues. We are […]

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Durbin to Join Murphy, Call for Social Security COLA Relief

Durbin to Join Murphy, Call for Social Security COLA Relief Senator Durbin joined Patrick Murphy and local seniors to call on Congress to pass the Seniors Protection Act, providing a Cost of Living Adjustment for seniors (Bristol, PA) – On Wednesday, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin joined Patrick Murphy and a dozen seniors at the Lower […]

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Another Day, Another Broken Promise From Bryan Lentz

Another Day, Another Broken Promise From Bryan Lentz First it was the car, then per diems, then ghost voting, now its expenses DREXEL HILL, PA – It has been well documented that Bryan Lentz flip-flopped on the promises he made as a candidate in 2006.  He’s broken promises on taking a taxpayer funded car after […]

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Santorum: “Pat Toomey is exactly the right candidate for what this country is looking for, what the people of Pennsylvania are looking for.”

Santorum: “Pat Toomey is exactly the right candidate for what this country is looking for, what the people of Pennsylvania are looking for.” When Will Rick Santorum Officially Endorse Pat Toomey? Harrisburg, PA – Pat Toomey has said his record is “pretty hard to distinguish from Rick Santorum’s” and yesterday Rick Santorum praised Toomey, but […]

October 21st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Curry’s SIDS education bill becomes law

Curry’s SIDS education bill becomes law  Five years in the making, the new law will save babies’ lives   HARRISBURG, Oct. 20 – State Rep. Lawrence Curry’s bill to prevent infant deaths has been signed into law by Governor Rendell.   House Bill 47 requires hospitals and nurse midwives to educate new parents on Sudden […]

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Altmire Holds Commanding Lead: 12-Point Advantage in Independent Poll

Altmire Holds Commanding Lead: 12-Point Advantage in Independent Poll According to an independent Susquehanna Polling & Research poll conducted for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Congressman Jason Altmire continues to maintain a commanding lead in the race for Pennsylvania’s 4th Congressional District.  The 12-point lead comes one week after Republican challenger Keith Rothfus’s campaign released its own […]

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