Meehan Condemns Micozzie for Siding with Gun Lobby

Meehan Condemns Micozzie for Siding with Gun Lobby LANSDOWNE—today retired Army Captain Shannon Meehan, the Democratic nominee for the 163rd State House district condemned his opponent, Representative Nick Micozzie, for not only voting in favor of HB-40, expanding the so-called “Castle Doctrine,” but also voting against allowing debate on amendments to that bill—such as A-9034—which […]

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Lentz Proves Weak on Reform Again

Lentz Proves Weak on Reform Again Following flip-flop on cars and per diem, Lentz votes to water down reform provisions he previously supported DREXEL HILL, PA – Following reports last week of Bryan Lentz’s hypocrisy on a pledge to not take a taxpayer-funded car and not take per diem reimbursements, Lentz broke yet another campaign […]

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PITTS’WORST VOTE #25: TERRORISM INSURANCE? DON’T NEED IT

PITTS’WORST VOTE #25:  TERRORISM INSURANCE?  DON’T NEED IT   Given Congressman Pitts’ usual concern for the interests of insurance companies, the Herr 2010 campaign researchers found it odd that he would disregard them on this issue.   Vote #25:  H.R. 2761, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007   Insurance companies spread risk […]

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PA GOP: Patrick Murphy’s Chief of Staff Jumping Ship To Campaign With Rahm

PA GOP: Patrick Murphy’s Chief of Staff Jumping Ship To Campaign With Rahm Staffers seeing writing on the wall, leaving Murphy before loss HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Spokesman Mike Barley released the following statement regarding news that 8th District Democrat Congressman Patrick Murphy’s chief of staff is abandoning his position to run former […]

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Lentz says House failed to protect Pennsylvanians from violent criminals, strengthen state’s gun permit process

Lentz says House failed to protect Pennsylvanians from violent criminals, strengthen state’s gun permit process HARRISBURG, Oct. 4 – State Rep. Bryan R. Lentz said the House failed to protect Pennsylvanians from violent individuals who abuse a loophole in state law to legally carry guns with an out-of-state permit after being denied a gun permit […]

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Murphy Honored for Helping to Keep America’s Factories Humming

Murphy Honored for Helping to Keep America’s Factories Humming National Assoc. of Manufacturers Recognizes Murphy’s Work (Pittsburgh, PA) – The National Association of Manufacturers today named Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) a recipient of the “NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence” for working to create U.S. manufacturing jobs. The award is presented to legislators who support […]

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Casey Announces Over $47 Million in Grants Going to Pennsylvania to Boost Infrastructure

Casey Announces Over $47 Million in Grants Going to Pennsylvania to Boost Infrastructure   WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $47,408,809 to transit agencies throughout Pennsylvania to boost infrastructure by maintaining bus and rail systems.  “Providing support to our transit agencies to update their equipment […]

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Costa’s ‘Officer Down’ bill wins unanimous passage in the House

Costa’s ‘Officer Down’ bill wins unanimous passage in the House Second bill enhancing police training poised for final House vote   HARRISBURG, Oct. 4 – The state House of Representatives today unanimously passed state Rep. Dom Costa’s H.B. 2629, which would create an Officer Down Alert System to help catch those suspected of killing or […]

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