James Roosevelt Jr., Rep. Mike Doyle, PA Senior Launch “Pennsylvania Seniors to Save Social Security” Coalition

James Roosevelt Jr., Rep. Mike Doyle, PA Senior Launch “Pennsylvania Seniors to Save Social Security” Coalition Pennsylvania Seniors to Save Social Security call on Republican candidates to reject the Toomey-Bush plan to privatize Social Security Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party launched the “Pennsylvania Seniors to Save Social Security” coalition in a press […]

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Casey Honored as “Best in Congress” for Working Moms

Casey Honored as “Best in Congress” for Working Moms WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) was honored today as one of the “Best of Congress” by Working Mother Media and Corporate Voices for Working Families. Senator Casey was one of 30 Members recognized for having family-friendly policies in their offices and being one of the […]

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Economists Side with Meehan: Extend 2001, 2003 Tax Cuts

Economists Side with Meehan: Extend 2001, 2003 Tax Cuts Survey of economists finds extension of tax cuts for all income levels is the “most important thing Congress can do to help the economy” DREXEL HILL, PA – Pat Meehan, the Republican candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, today highlighted growing support from economists […]

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Bryan Lentz Gets Rubber Stamp of Approval from Howard Dean

Bryan Lentz Gets Rubber Stamp of Approval from Howard Dean DREXEL HILL, PA – Former liberal Vermont governor, presidential candidate and chairman of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean will headline a fundraiser for Rep. Bryan Lentz in Radnor tonight. Dean joins a long list of prominent left-wing politicians such as Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer […]

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MAYOR RAVENSTAHL SUBMITS 2011 BUDGET AND UPDATED FIVE-YEAR PLAN TO ICA

MAYOR RAVENSTAHL SUBMITS 2011 BUDGET AND UPDATED FIVE-YEAR PLAN TO ICA Budget reflects $451 million cash infusion from parking plan that prevents state takeover of pension fund, layoffs and service cuts (PITTSBURGH) Sept. 22     Mayor Luke Ravenstahl today submitted his proposed FY 2011 Operating Budget and updated Five-Year Financial Plan to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA).  […]

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Legislative Budget and Finance Committee releases new report on property tax reassessments authorized by Levdansky resolution

Legislative Budget and Finance Committee releases new report on property tax reassessments authorized by Levdansky resolution   HARRISBURG, Sept. 22 – The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee today released a study aimed at finding ways to improve the state’s fragmented method of reassessing property values.   House Finance Committee Chairman David Levdansky, D-Allegheny/Washington, introduced the […]

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Casey Bill Helps Veterans Purchase Small Businesses

Casey Bill Helps Veterans Purchase Small Businesses   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Help Veterans Own Franchises Act (S. 3818), a bill that establishes tax incentives for franchisors who offer qualified veterans a discounted franchise fee and a tax credit to the veteran who purchases a franchise.  Congressman Aaron Schock […]

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MAYOR NUTTER TO CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF INVESTING IN PHILADELPHIA’S NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH THE HOUSING TRUST FUND, RELEASE OF REPORT ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPENDITURES

MAYOR NUTTER TO CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF INVESTING IN PHILADELPHIA’S NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH THE HOUSING TRUST FUND, RELEASE OF REPORT ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPENDITURES Philadelphia, September 22, 2010 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by representatives from affordable housing developers, contractors and advocates as he celebrated the five-year anniversary of the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund, […]

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Kelly Announces Contract with 3rd Congressional District

Kelly Announces Contract with 3rd Congressional District Pledge Focuses on Budget Reforms, Constituent Service & Transparency   Link: http://www.mikekellyforcongress.com/kelly-announces-contract-with-3rd-congressional-district/   Butler, PA – Mike Kelly (R-Butler), the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District, held a series of news conferences on Wednesday to announce his “Kelly Contract with the 3rd Congressional District.”  Kelly is facing […]

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Casey, Schwartz, Families USA Discuss New Health Care Consumer Protections

Casey, Schwartz, Families USA Discuss New Health Care Consumer Protections WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today discussed new health care provisions going into effect on Thursday.   Senator Casey was joined by U.S. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and representatives of Families USA on a conference call highlighting important new consumer protections available to Pennsylvanians […]

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