The Pennsylvania Senate Race: Distinguished Public Service vs. Extreme Wall Street-backed Agenda

The Pennsylvania Senate Race: Distinguished Public Service vs. Extreme Wall Street-backed Agenda September 19, 2010 Six weeks to go in the race for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania. President Clinton praised Joe Sestak for his integrity as Joe continued his campaign to put working families first. Meanwhile, Congressman Toomey defended his position opposing hate crime legislation […]

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

HERR: THE COUNTDOWN OF JOE PITTS’ 40 WORST VOTES HAS BEGUN!

THE COUNTDOWN OF JOE PITTS’ 40 WORST VOTES HAS BEGUN!   September 17, 2010 — It’s a tough job, but somebody had to do it:  counting down Congressman Joe Pitts’ forty worst votes.  It’s widely known that Congressman Pitts has a long record of voting “NO” on bills that would help our district’s working men […]

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

Casey, Specter Announce Over $8.6 Million Going to Pennsylvania to Boost Health Professions Workforce

Casey, Specter Announce Over $8.6 Million Going to Pennsylvania to Boost Health Professions Workforce Grants Focus on Health Workforce Training, Diversity and Disparities WASHINGTON, DC–U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Arlen Specter (D-PA) today announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $8,600,981 to Pennsylvania in grants to strengthen and expand the […]

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

Senator Casey Joins Local Senior to Oppose Republican Efforts to Privatize Social Security

Senator Casey Joins Local Senior to Oppose Republican Efforts to Privatize Social Security Harrisburg, PA – Today, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined a local senior at PA VOTE 2010 press conference at the Heinz-Menaker Senior Center in Harrisburg to discuss the importance of protecting and preserving Social Security for older Pennsylvanians and future generations. Senator […]

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

Murphy Refuses to Join Blue Dogs’ Call Against Higher Taxes

Murphy Refuses to Join Blue Dogs’ Call Against Higher Taxes Thirty-one House Democrats Now Support Cut Extension LEVITTOWN, Pa-Today, after touring Fiberglass Technologies in Levittown, Mike Fitzpatrick renewed his call for Congressman Murphy to join thirty-one moderate Democrats who have called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to extend all the tax cuts currently set to […]

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

Will Lentz be a Rubber Stamp for Pelosi Tax Hike?

Will Lentz be a Rubber Stamp for Pelosi Tax Hike? DREXEL HILL, PA – On Wednesday, 31 House Democrats, including Rep. Jason Altmire (D-PA), signed a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer urging them to “consider legislation to extend all of the income tax cuts” due to expire at […]

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

Captain Shannon Meehan (Ret), Candidate for the 163rd House District Calls on Representative Nick Micozzie to Support Closing the Deadly “Florida Concealed Carry Loophole”

Captain Shannon Meehan (Ret), Candidate for the 163rd House District Calls on Representative Nick Micozzie to Support Closing the Deadly “Florida Concealed Carry Loophole”   LANSDOWNE—Today, retired Army Captain Shannon Meehan, the Democratic nominee for State Representative in the 163rd House District, called on Representative Nick Micozzie to support and strongly urge action on House […]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Hearing To Probe Terrorist List Contract

Hearing To Probe Terrorist List Contract   The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, which has jurisdiction over homeland security matters, will hold a public hearing to dig more deeply into the controversial no-bid contract state government had with The Institute of Terrorism Research and Response.   Senator Lisa Baker, who chairs the committee, […]

September 20th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments