PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 10/11 Edition

President Obama and the Roots brought out the crowds in Philly, Gov. Christie is coming to Williamsport today for Tom Corbett and the New York Times Magazine stopped by Levittown to profile the eighth congressional district. Good Monday morning and welcome to the Buzz where it is certainly not a holiday for us, and apparently not for legislative leaders in Harrisburg either.

October 11th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

NY Times Goes Door to Door in Levittown

PATRICK MURPHY, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s Eighth Congressional District, stood at a podium last week in the parking lot of a small business with the muscular name of Iron Horse Excavating.  Click here to continue reading.

October 10th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA’s Up & Down: 10/8 Edition

In this week’s Up & Down, we take on the state Republican party for spinning the departure of Rep. Patrick Murphy’s chief of staff the wrong way, the Dahlkemper camp had a rough week, Tom Corbett is in some trouble over a tax proposal he made and State Rep. Kotik is jumping the gun a little bit. On the up side, the state Democratic party should have a good weekend with the President, Vice-President, the star of ‘Glee’ and the Roots all in the state to campaign this weekend.

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Features | No Comments

Lentz applauds Delaware County Council for supporting regional airport authority proposal

Lentz applauds Delaware County Council for supporting regional airport authority proposal In letter to DVRPC, Andy Lewis calls for more efficient use of regional airport capacity SWARTHMORE, Oct. 8 – State Rep. Bryan Lentz, D-Delaware, said local support is growing for a proposal to alleviate increased flight traffic and overcrowded conditions at Philadelphia International Airport […]

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Week in Review: Corbett Proves He’s a Harrisburg Insider who is Hostile to Workers, Devoted to Special Interests

Week in Review: Corbett Proves He’s a Harrisburg Insider who is Hostile to Workers, Devoted to Special Interests   Tom Corbett continued his struggle to demonstrate a basic understanding of economic policy, while proving that he is just another Harrisburg insider who would rather raise taxes on workers than stand up to special interests, particularly […]

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

10 Days and 4 Broken Promises from Bryan Lentz

10 Days and 4 Broken Promises from Bryan Lentz Still no explanation from Lentz on his dramatic switch on reform issues DREXEL HILL, PA – Since last week, it has been well-documented that Bryan Lentz has broken four promises that he made on substantial reform issues. Here’s a recap:   LENTZ PROMISE: He said he […]

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Fitzpatrick Raised Your Property Taxes, Took Pay Raises for HimselfNew Murphy Ad

Fitzpatrick Raised Your Property Taxes, Took Pay Raises for HimselfNew Murphy Ad: As County Commissioner, Mike Fitzpatrick raised Bucks County property taxes seven times while giving himself $20,000 in pay raises (Bristol, PA) – Patrick Murphy’s campaign has rolled out its third TV ad highlighting Mike Fitzpatrick’s record of raising property taxes seven times for […]

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

AP: Toomey Admits He Favors China Ahead of American Workers

AP: Toomey Admits He Favors China Ahead of American Workers Toomey’s Stance Is Out-of-Touch with Pennsylvania – Opposes State’s Entire House Delegation Congressman Toomey finally admitted that he would side with China at the expense of American workers on a bill aimed at preventing China from manipulating its currency. Today, the Associated Press reported that […]

October 8th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments