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Congressman Thompson Sworn in to 112th Congress; Will Focus on Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth

Congressman Thompson Sworn in to 112th Congress; Will Focus on Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth   Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today took the oath of office as a Member of the 112th Congress.  Vowing to put great focus on deficit reduction, Thompson said:   “The Congress and the Administration under President Barack […]

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ALTMIRE TESTIFIES IN SUPPORT OF TMK IPSCO BEFORE U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

ALTMIRE TESTIFIES IN SUPPORT OF TMK IPSCO BEFORE U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to support TMK IPSCO’s petition for relief from imports of drill pipe and drill pipe collars from China. If the ITC rules that the artificially […]

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NRCC: Mark Critz Disregards American People, Votes to Maintain Job-Killing Agenda by Voting for Pelosi for Speaker

Mark Critz Disregards American People, Votes to Maintain Job-Killing Agenda by Voting for Pelosi for Speaker First Vote Foreshadows Another Irresponsible Session for House Democrats as They Preserve the Status Quo   Washington— Despite America’s resounding rejection of the failed policies forced on the American people over the last four years, Mark Critz showed that […]

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Rep. Pitts Remarks on the Opening of the 112th Congress

Rep. Pitts Remarks on the Opening of the 112th Congress   Washington–At noon today, the 112th Congress opened with the election of Speaker John Boehner and passage of rules governing House operations. Congressman Joe Pitts (PA-16) was sworn in to his eighth term in the House. Rep. Pitts’ statement follows: “The top priority of the […]

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ALTMIRE STATEMENT REGARDING UPCOMING VOTE TO REPEAL 2010 HEALTH CARE REFORM LAW

ALTMIRE STATEMENT REGARDING UPCOMING VOTE TO REPEAL 2010 HEALTH CARE REFORM LAW   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) today released the following statement regarding the upcoming vote to repeal the 2010 health care reform law.   “I voted against the 2010 health care reform bill because I believe it is a flawed, […]

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Hypocrisy Alert: Marino, Barletta To Accept Same Government Health Insurance They Railed Against and Will Vote to Deny Their Constituents

Hypocrisy Alert: Marino, Barletta To Accept Same Government Health Insurance They Railed Against and Will Vote to Deny Their Constituents Harrisburg, PA- After months of silence and side stepping questions, The Daily Item reports today that Representatives Lou Barletta and Tom Marino will take the government issued health insurance available to Members of Congress, the […]

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ALTMIRE STATEMENT ON THE BEGINNING OF THE 112TH CONGRESS

ALTMIRE STATEMENT ON THE BEGINNING OF THE 112TH CONGRESS   (Washington, D.C.) — Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) was sworn in for his third term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Consistently recognized as one of Congress’s most independent members, Congressman Altmire is also the only member of Congress who has never missed a […]

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Marsico Named Majority Chair of House Judiciary Committee

Marsico Named Majority Chair of House Judiciary Committee   HARRISBURG-State Rep. Ron Marsico (R-Lower Paxton) has been appointed, by Speaker Sam Smith, to serve as majority chair of the House Judiciary Committee for the 2011-12 legislative session.   “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead a committee that is hands-on with so many […]

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President Signs Critz’s Legislation to Name Indiana Post Office after Jimmy Stewart

President Signs Critz’s Legislation to Name Indiana Post Office after Jimmy Stewart   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Mark S. Critz (PA-12) announced today that President Barack Obama has signed into law H.R. 5606, a bill that designates the United States Postal Service located at 47 South 7th Street in Indiana as the “James M. ‘Jimmy’ […]

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Casey Statement on New Congress

Casey Statement on New Congress WASHINGTON, DC— Following the start of the 112th Congress and the swearing-in of new senators, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement: “As a new session of Congress begins, I hope that the spirit of bipartisanship we saw in December continues into the New Year.  Job creation and […]

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