PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/1 Edition

A pair of new ads are up on TV (courtesy of Tom Corbett and Joe Sestak), critics lash out at the AG for using “Bonusgate” accomplishments as campaign talking points, and the state is paying way, way too much in unemployment insurance. This is Wednesday’s Buzz.

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Corbett’s Ad Highlights Hypocrisy, Inconsistencies

Harrisburg, PA — Tom Corbett’s new ad highlights his hypocrisy and many inconsistencies on important economic issues. Tom Corbett says that he will oppose a tax increase, but in his only budget vote he raised property taxes by 20 percent. Tom Corbett also flip-flopped on including fees in his no tax pledge, first saying he […]

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Meehan Tours STEM Center at DCCC, Touts Important Role of Education in Growing Nation’s Economy

Says funding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education must be priority DREXEL HILL, PA – Today, Pat Meehan toured Delaware County Community College’s new STEM Complex, a state of the art facility that enhances the college’s ability to provide world-class educational programs in the areas of science, technology, education, and math.  During the tour, […]

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Senator Orie calls for suspension of keystone exams

Today, State Senator Jane C. Orie (R-40) called on Governor Ed Rendell to suspend funding for the Keystone Exams, the Administration’s controversial end-of-year testing scheme. In a letter to the Governor, Sen. Orie stated, “With federal rejection of our Race to the Top application, the $250 million shortfall in federal funding, and the fact the […]

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

KANJORSKI, HINOJOSA, CHILDERS RELEASE LETTER TO SECRETARY VILSACK CALLING FOR SWIFT EXECUTION OF AFFORDABLE HOME LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM FIXES

20 Members of Congress Urge Action by USDA to Ensure That Rural Americans Can Use Homebuyer Tax Credit and Complete Home Purchases WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski (D-PA), Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX), and Congressman Travis W. Childers (D-MS) released a letter to Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

August 31st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments