Dan Onorato Issues Labor Day Statement

PITTSBURGH: Today Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato issued the following statement in commemoration of Labor Day: “Throughout our history, Pennsylvania’s workforce has helped lead our nation to economic prosperity – from the industrial age to today’s innovation economy.  Our workforce will continue to be the key to our economic growth, and on Labor Day we […]

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Callahan Releases First TV Ad of Campaign for Congress

Ad Contrasts Main Street Mayor Callahan with Wall Street Congressman Dent BETHLEHEM, PA. – Today Bethlehem Mayor and Congressional Challenger John Callahan released his first television ad in the race for Pennsylvania’s 15th Congressional District. The ad, “Main Street vs. Wall Street,” highlights Mayor Callahan’s record of working to bring over 5,000 jobs to the […]

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PA GOP: Not So Happy Labor Day Holiday For The Growing Number Of Unemployed

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the latest national unemployment numbers: “Unfortunately, with unemployment rising to 9.6% and another 54,000 Americans out of work as a result of the Democrat’s big-government agenda, many will not be experiencing a happy Labor Day this year,” Gleason said.  “It is […]

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White House Considering Meehan Tax Proposal

Washington Post reports Obama considering payroll tax holiday to spur employment DREXEL HILL, PA – Late last night, the Washington Post reported that the Obama administration is “seriously weighing” a package of tax breaks on businesses designed to spur hiring and create jobs. The report preceded today’s announcement that the unemployment rate again increased to […]

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Rapid Response: Toomey Still Supports Social Security Privatization

Toomey’s Admission of Support Comes a Week After Toomey Denies Ever Supporting Privatization Harrisburg, PA — Just a week after Pat Toomey told reporters that he never supported privatizing Social Security, a claim that’s been roundly disproved, Toomey told a Wall Street Journal reporter that he still supported Social Security privatization, and even “embraces” the […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: What People are Saying about the Toomey-Sestak Race

What People Are Saying: “Fortunately, taxpayers know a ruse when they see it.  Members like Reps. Sestak . . . are either out-of-touch or in an alternate reality if they think their actions represent what is in the realm of acceptable behavior for a member of Congress.” (Tom Schatz, President, Council for Citizens Against Government […]

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HERR: “CREATE MORE JOBS FOR AMERICAN WORKERS”

This year’s Labor Day is a bittersweet occasion.  On the one hand, it is always in order to pay respect to the accomplishments of America’s working men and women and the labor unions which represent them.  On the other, it is dispiriting to see how many jobs have been lost since the beginning of the […]

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Fitzpatrick Holds Small Business Roundtable

Quakertown business leaders talk with Fitzpatrick about jobs, economy Aug 2006       Aug 2010        % Increase National Unemployment Rate: 4.7%                9.6%                  104%[1] National Debt: $8.5 Trillion   $13.4 Trillion      59%[2] QUAKERTOWN, Pa–As the Labor Day weekend began today, Mike Fitzpatrick held a roundtable discussion with a group of business owners and employers to hear their concerns about the economy and job growth.  The […]

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Casey, Harrisburg Community Discuss Kindergarten Readiness Initiative

Hosts discussion on early childhood education; tours the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Child Care Center HARRISBURG, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today held a roundtable discussion on early childhood education. Following the discussion, Senator Casey toured the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) Child Care Center, a facility the Senator’s late father, Governor Robert […]

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John Callahan’s Recovery Bummer: Unemployment at 9.6%

The Democrats’ “Recovery Summer” Ends with a Thud Washington- House Democrats’ summer recess is almost over and it’s time for John Callahan and his out-of-touch friends to face the music. With another failed attempt at recovery under their belts, Democrats are facing a bruising uphill battle this November. With unemployment at an unacceptably high 9.6 percent and way above […]

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