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PennEnvironment Applauds Executive Order to Protect State Forests

PennEnvironment Applauds Executive Order to Protect State Forests Statement of David Masur, PennEnvironment Director   [Philadelphia, PA] – PennEnvironment applauds Governor Ed Rendell for signing an Executive Order today to ban any further leases for Marcellus Shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania’s state forests. While the drilling industry appears to be using its access and influence […]

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Trivedi Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Trivedi Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Trivedi’s Pledge is Best to Protect Social Security and Medicare for Our Seniors ELVERSON, Pa. – One week before Election Day, the momentum is with Manan Trivedi as he receives an influential endorsement. The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM), an […]

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Emails show Meehan authorized his own stays at New York luxury hotel even though he claimed otherwise in last night’s debate

Oh Really Pat? Emails show Meehan authorized his own stays at New York luxury hotel even though he claimed otherwise in last night’s debate  Springfield, PA – Last night, when Bryan Lentz asked Pat Meehan why he thought taxpayers should have paid nearly $5,000 so that he could stay at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York […]

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Joe Sestak Asks Retirees to Vote for Protecting Social Security

Joe Sestak Asks Retirees to Vote for Protecting Social Security PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – With just one week before Pennsylvanians head to the polls, U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak called on retirees everywhere to do what they can to Get Out the Vote next week to protect Social Security against threats of privatization. After spending the […]

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PennFuture praises Governor Rendell for action protecting

PennFuture praises Governor Rendell for action protecting Pennsylvania’s land and waters from damage by Marcellus Shale drilling; Urges Senate to return to work now to Keep the Promise to pass drilling severance tax  (Harrisburg, PA – 10/26/2010) – Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) today praised Governor Rendell for signing an Executive Order stopping new leases […]

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Waite Decries Insulting Republican Attacks

Waite Decries Insulting Republican Attacks WAYNE, Pa. –State House candidate Walt Waite today decried attacks from his opponent, Joe Hackett, and Harrisburg Republicans that have distorted Waite’s record and insulted the hardworking men and women who are the backbone of Pennsylvania’s economy. In front of an audience of supporters, including veterans and blue-collar workers, Waite […]

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MAYOR OFFICIALLY REOPENS NEWLY RENOVATED MARKET SQUARE

MAYOR OFFICIALLY REOPENS NEWLY RENOVATED MARKET SQUARE (PITTSBURGH) Oct. 26, 2010 –   Mayor Luke Ravenstahl this morning was joined by community leaders, non-profit and business leaders,  for the official reopening of the newly renovated Market Square. This $5 million improvement project under Mayor Ravenstahl is the culmination of several years of public process, made possible […]

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Hutchinson Endorses Natural Gas Proposal Aimed at Job Growth and Energy Independence

Hutchinson Endorses Natural Gas Proposal Aimed at Job Growth and Energy Independence   FRANKLIN – Rep. Scott Hutchinson (R-Venango/Butler), Republican chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, today lent his support to a package of natural gas-related legislation aimed at creating thousands of new jobs in Pennsylvania while moving the Commonwealth toward energy […]

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PA GOP: Onorato’s “Role Model” Rendell Bankrolling Campaign

PA GOP: Onorato’s “Role Model” Rendell Bankrolling Campaign HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding news that Ed Rendell’s Political Action Committee gave $25,000 to Dan Onorato’s gubernatorial campaign.   “Ed Rendell’s more than a role model to Dan Onorato, he’s also his benefactor,” Gleason said. “Dan Onorato […]

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