Matzie bill would regulate life insurance policies

HARRISBURG, Sept. 3 – State Rep. Robert F. Matzie, D-Allegheny/Beaver, has introduced legislation (H.B. 2682) that would prohibit life insurance companies from profiting from death benefits through the use of retained asset accounts. “After reading several articles about this issue and how it’s affected families, especially those of service men and women who gave the […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

US SENATE CANDIDATE JOE SESTAK MEETS WITH ORTHODOX LEADERSHIP

Orthodox Union convenes key meeting for candidate to explain stances and dialogue on foreign & domestic issues Yesterday, Congressman Joe Sestak, the Democratic nominee for US Senate from Pennsylvania met with Jewish leaders in Lower Merion, PA, at an event sponsored by the Orthodox Union (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America), the nation’s largest […]

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA: Obama coming in for Sestak on Sept. 20

“We’re honored that the President would do an event with Joe during his trip to Pennsylvania,” said spokesman Jonathon Dworkin in a statement. “He and Joe may have had their differences, but they can agree that it is critical to elect a Senator who will put Pennsylvania’s working families first.”

September 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Casey Calls on Admin to Act on China Currency Manipulation

WASHINGTON, DC— Following a preliminary decision this week by the U.S. Department of Commerce suggesting that it would not investigate currency manipulation by China, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on the Commerce Department to reconsider and to protect American manufacturing from China’s unfair trade practices. “Given the importance of this issue to businesses in […]

September 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments