Pat Toomey Releases New Ad on Health Care

Pat Toomey Releases New Ad on Health Care Allentown – Fresh from receiving the support of the Pennsylvania Medical Society PAC earlier this week, today, U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner Pat Toomey released a new television ad highlighting the health care issue. The ad features a local Delaware County family doctor and […]

September 16th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 4 Comments

CARNEY: U.S. MUST STOP GIVING MILITARY AID TO SAUDI ARABIA

CARNEY: U.S. MUST STOP GIVING MILITARY AID TO SAUDI ARABIA Washington, DC – Congressman Christopher Carney (PA-10) today called on the Obama administration to stop the pending sale of advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia. In a letter to the president, Congressman Carney expressed strong opposition to the proposed sale of high technology armaments to Saudi […]

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PA Dems: Corbett’s New Ad Ignores Record on Spending

Corbett’s New Ad Ignores Record on Spending Harrisburg, PA – Today, Tom Corbett released a new ad that ignores his record on requesting and spending taxpayer dollars. “As Attorney General, Tom Corbett has requested higher spending in his office every year,” said Mark Nicastre, spokesman with the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. “Even this year as agencies […]

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/16 Edition

Everyone’s favorite Specter quote has been revived…in Florida, Dan Onorato is on a mission to call out Corbett on his spending proposals, and everyone wants to know if they are on this now famous anti-terror list. Good Thursday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

September 16th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

PA GOP: Will Bryan Lentz Rubberstamp The State House Democrats’ Backroom Tactics?

PA GOP: Will Bryan Lentz Rubberstamp The State House Democrats’ Backroom Tactics?   HARRISBURG– Republican Party of Pennsylvania Spokesman Mike Barley released the following statement regarding the state House Democrats’ attempts to circumvent normal procedure by passing transportation funding through the Appropriations Committee instead of the Transportation Committee.   “Once again, Bryan Lentz is in […]

September 15th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

TOM CORBETT TALKS ABOUT HIS PLAN TO REVITALIZE PENNSYLVANIA’S ECONOMY AT A BUCKS COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY

TOM CORBETT TALKS ABOUT HIS PLAN TO REVITALIZE PENNSYLVANIA’S ECONOMY AT A BUCKS COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY -Says it is time to decrease the tax burden on businesses across the state – Quakertown – Republican Gubernatorial candidate Tom Corbett spoke about the importance of turning around Pennsylvania’s economy and improving the jobs market as he toured […]

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KANJORSKI STATEMENT ON ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE FUNDING FOR HAZLETON INTERMODAL CENTER

KANJORSKI STATEMENT ON ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE FUNDING FOR HAZLETON INTERMODAL CENTER   WASHINGTON – Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (PA-11) released the following statement on the announcement by State Rep. Todd A. Eachus (D-Luzerne) today that the state has committed $4.8 million in funding over the next four years to Hazleton’s Church Street Station Intermodal Transit […]

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Lentz says Sunday shooting highlights need to close gun permit loopholeH.B. 2536 would have prevented shooter from legally carrying weapon with Fla. permit

Lentz says Sunday shooting highlights need to close gun permit loopholeH.B. 2536 would have prevented shooter from legally carrying weapon with Fla. permit SWARTHMORE, Sept. 15 – State Rep. Bryan R. Lentz, D-Delaware, said a weekend homicide in Philadelphia highlights the need for his legislation to close a loophole that allows an individual to carry […]

September 15th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Senator Orie: new independent fiscal office needed to help reform budget process

Senator Orie:  new independent fiscal office needed to help reform budget process The Pennsylvania Constitution requires the General Assembly to pass a budget that “shall not exceed the actual and estimated revenues and surplus available in the same fiscal year.”  In other words, Pennsylvania must adopt a balanced budget. Over the past eight years, one […]

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Joe Sestak Joins Lead Seniors Advocates to Blast Social Security Privatization Scam

Joe Sestak Joins Lead Seniors Advocates to Blast Social Security Privatization Scam Joe Warns of Risk to Social Security if Toomey and Other Extremists Like Delaware’s O’Donnell are Elected MEDIA, Pa. – It is critical that we honor our commitment to America’s seniors by ensuring that their retirement security is not endangered by Congressman Toomey’s […]

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