Casey, Specter Applaud $3.8 million for Weatherization Projects in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Arlen Specter (D-PA) applauded the announcement that the Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $3.8 million to three organizations in Pennsylvania to continue the state’s success and innovation under the Weatherization Assistance Program. These funds were made available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act(ARRA). “The federal funding that […]

August 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Tom Corbett: The Only Candidate Who Has Raised Property Taxes

Harrisburg Republican’s sole career budget vote was to hike property taxes by 20% SHALER: Even as he is promising millions of dollars in new spending, Tom Corbett is running for Governor on a “no new taxes” pledge.  But the one time he was responsible for enacting a budget, Corbett cast the deciding vote in favor […]

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Post-Gazette: Pa. again left out of federal education program

Read the story here. Pennsylvania once again has lost its bid to win as much as $400 million in Race to the Top money for education. The U.S. Department of Education today announced 10 winners: Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and the District of Columbia. The amounts range […]

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Lentz to Tour Aztec Solar Power, Leading Installer of Solar Energy Systems, for Eleventh Stop of Economic Tour on Wednesday

Springfield, PA –  Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, announced that he would be touring Aztec Solar Power on Wednesday for the eleventh stop of his 10-week, 25-stop economic tour. The King of Prussia-based company is a leading installer and designer of solar energy systems for homes and […]

August 24th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment