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Casey Statement on the State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC— Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “Domestically, the country faces many challenges to put people back to work, invest in our workers and foster long-term economic prosperity.  We face continued foreign and domestic threats and our fighting men and women are still serving […]

January 26th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Representative Mike Kelly’s Statement on the State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C.—Representative Mike Kelly (PA-03) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address: “While it’s encouraging that President Obama thinks we need to get serious about our national debt, it’s downright troubling that he thinks a spending freeze at 2010 levels will do the trick.  We are in debt […]

January 26th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Rep. Murphy’s Response to State of the Union Address

(Washington, DC) — In response to tonight’s State of the Union address, Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) released the following statement: “Americans are eager for a job growth agenda out of Washington. Eager for less government spending and getting back to basics on what makes us great as a nation: competitiveness, resourcefulness, and drive to always […]

January 26th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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1/26 Morning Buzz

Pennsylvania’s DC delegation responds to the State of the Union. Spoiler alert: Democrats liked it a lot. Republicans, less so. PoliticsPA will have the partisan responses to President Obama’s call for bipartisanship throughout the day.

January 26th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook | No Comments

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Gov. Tom Corbett unveils his Pennsylvania government reform plan

Published: Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 2:06 PM     Updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 3:04 PM By JAN MURPHY, The Patriot-News A biennial budget tops Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett‘s much awaited government reform plan aimed at improving state government, rooting out waste and fraud, and making government more fiscally responsible and accountable. He points out 20 […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Mike Turzai ready to start legislating big changes in Harrisburg

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 By Tracie Mauriello, Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau Kurt Weber/Post-Gazette Mike Turzai HARRISBURG — During his first year as House majority leader, Mike Turzai expects robust debate on his aggressive plans to privatize liquor sales and reduce welfare spending, but he plans to start out with a few bills he views as slam […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Santorum: ‘Life is a civil right’

(CNN) – Republican 2012 presidential hopeful Rick Santorum ramped up his criticism of President Barack Obama’s stance on abortion writing Monday for the National Review. This follows a controversy sparked Thursday when the former senator made comments to CNSnews.com comparing abortion with slavery and criticizing Obama’s stance on abortion. In the article Santorum explains the […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment