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The Washington Post’s Broder sizes up the Pa. gov race

Because the history of this office is weighty in terms of national politics, with figures including Rendell, Tom Ridge, Dick Thornburgh, Milton Shapp, Bob Casey and Bill Scranton all playing prominent roles in their parties, the outcome may be more important than the highly publicized fight for Arlen Specter’s Senate seat.

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

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/2 Edition

The DSCC released a new ad attacking Pat Toomey, Dan Onorato gave us some more details about a severance tax and DNC Chair Tim Kaine is giving a major speech in Philly next week. Good morning, it’s a busy Thursday here in the Buzz.

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

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PA GOP: Dahlkemper to Kelly: Pay Attention To ME, Not Pediatric Cancer!

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was disgusted to learn that 3rd District Democrat Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper was criticizing Republican candidate Mike Kelly for choosing to attend a fundraiser for pediatric cancer over a political debate. “I didn’t think Kathy Dahlkemper could go any lower after voting for government-run health care, but […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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PA GOP Announces 45th State Senatorial District Conferee Meeting

HARRISBURG–Today, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania (PA GOP) announced that a 45th State Senatorial District Conferee Meeting will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 9:00 am at the Holiday Inn Monroeville, 2750 Mosside Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146, to nominate a candidate to fill the Republican Party’s position on the ballot for the upcoming […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Has a Magic Extraction Process Been Discovered by Corbett Campaign?

PITTSBURGH: As part of their defense of Tom Corbett’s refusal to back a commonsense levy on the extraction of natural gas, his campaign argued that he opposed it because, the Associated Press reported, “a new tax might drive the industry out of Pennsylvania.” That would be pretty impressive given that the natural gas deposits are […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Casey Tours Tioga County Wind Project

MAINESBURG, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today toured AES Armenia Mountain Wind LLC, a wind project located in Tioga and Bradford Counties. AES Armenia Mountain Wind LLC is one of the largest wind projects in Pennsylvania.  Senator Casey was joined by Tioga County Commissioners as well as officials from AES and the American […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PA GOP: Onorato Flip-Flops On Marcellus Shale Severance Tax

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Dan Onorato’s flip-flop on the Marcellus Shale severance tax issue. “I thought the summer was coming to an end, but Dan Onorato is still breaking out the flip-flops,” Gleason said.  “In January, Onorato was against this industry-killing tax, but now he […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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The Corbett Plan: Billions in Costs for Pennsylvania Taxpayers

GOP nominee’s major donors will reap the rewards while taxpayers are left to clean up the mess HARRISBURG: Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato said today that Harrisburg Republican Tom Corbett is protecting big oil and gas corporations at the expense of the water Pennsylvanians drink and the safety of the state’s families. Click here to […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Lentz Holds Town Hall Forum on Jobs and Economy in Crum Lynne for Sixteenth Stop on Economic Tour

More than 25 people discuss job creation, Bush-era tax policy, campaign finance reform Springfield, PA – Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, held a town hall forum on jobs and the economy at American Legion Post 777 in Crum Lynne last night for the sixteenth stop of his […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments