Uninsured rates on the rise in Pa. and across U.S., underscoring need for health reform

Health Reform Milestone: Consumer Protections Go Into Effect Today Uninsured rates on the rise in Pa. and across U.S., underscoring need for health reform HARRISBURG, PA (September 23, 2010) – Today marks a milestone in the long road to reforming the nation’s health care system, as several important consumer protections will take effect on or […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Bryan Lentz and Big Talker Radio Host Dom Giordano Wait to Hear if Pat Meehan Will Join Them at Town Hall

Bryan Lentz and Big Talker Radio Host Dom Giordano Wait to Hear if Pat Meehan Will Join Them at Town Hall Springfield, PA – Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, called on his Republican opponent Pat Meehan to join him in a town hall debate moderated by conservative radio […]

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Confirmed: Biden to Headline Rally at Penn State University Park

Vice President Joe Biden will be the headliner at a Democratic political rally at Penn State next week, the Associated Press reported this morning.  An announcement from the national Democratic Party confirmed that the event — an “organizing rally” — will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday on the University Park campus.  Click here to […]

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New Analysis: Pennsylvanians Would Save $4,264 Million, Cut Oil Use By 1,695 Million Gallons Per Year With New Clean Car Standards

New Analysis: Pennsylvanians Would Save $4,264 Million, Cut Oil Use By 1,695 Million Gallons Per Year With New Clean Car Standards   Philadelphia, PA—New fuel efficiency and global warming pollution standards for cars and light trucks would save Pennsylvania residents $4,264 million at the gas pump and cut oil use in the state by 1,695 […]

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Sestak: As Middle Class Struggles, Congressman Toomey Fights for More Tax Breaks for the Ultra-Wealthy

Forbes Magazine: “The Super-Rich Get Richer” As Middle Class Struggles, Congressman Toomey Fights for More Tax Breaks for the Ultra-Wealthy MEDIA, Pa. – Yesterday, Forbes magazine reported that the super-rich got even wealthier this year, even as the economy struggled. While Wall Street CEOs and oil tycoons saw their net worth soar, new data from […]

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Casey Statement on the Inquirer and Daily News Auction

Casey Statement on the Inquirer and Daily News Auction WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement today on the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News auction:“I hope that the interests and concerns of the employees of the Inquirer and Daily News are given a high priority at today’s auction.  These hard working […]

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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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