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Joe Sestak to Congressman Toomey: Where’s Your Education Plan?

Joe Sestak to Congressman Toomey: Where’s Your Education Plan? With school back in full swing throughout Pennsylvania, U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak wrote to his opponent, Congressman Toomey, about the conspicuous lack of information about his ideas about education. While Joe has made improving the quality of our education system a key part of his […]

September 14th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Murphy Breaks Ground on Yardley Flood Prevention Project

Murphy Breaks Ground on Yardley Flood Prevention Project The Bucks County Congressman secured funding for the installation of a new system to help prevent flooding of roads and homes (Yardley, PA) – Next time the Delaware River rises over its banks, Yardley’s storm water system will be better prepared to handle the floodwaters. Thanks to […]

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LCV Action Fund Endorses Patrick Murphy for Re-Election in Pennsylvania’s 8th District

LCV Action Fund Endorses Patrick Murphy for Re-Election in Pennsylvania’s 8th District Washington, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, today announced its endorsement of Patrick Murphy (PA-08) for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Murphy received an excellent […]

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Casey Statement on Obama Back-to-School Speech in PA

Casey Statement on Obama Back-to-School Speech in PA WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement ahead of President Obama’s visit to Pennsylvania today to deliver a back-to-school address at the Masterman School in Philadelphia: “I applaud President Obama for choosing to deliver his back-to-school speech in Pennsylvania.  Reinforcing the importance of […]

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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) in Washington, D.C. to support TMK IPSCO, U.S. Steel, and other manufacturers’ petition for relief from Chinese imports. On October 15, the ITC will issue […]

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/14 Edition

The President is giving his “back to school” speech in Philly, Corbett and Onorato will share a stage, and Harrisburg is being sued for its incinerator debt. Good Tuesday morning and welcome to the Buzz where were getting whiplash from all the high profile politicos crisscrossing the state.

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As His Fellow Democrats Denounce Largest Tax Hike In American History, Why Is Joe Sestak Standing With Obama-Pelosi Economic Agenda?

WASHINGTON – With national unemployment hovering near 10 percent, a growing number of Democrats are abandoning embattled liberal U.S. Representative Joe Sestak (D-PA) and their Washington leaders as the Obama Administration prepares to allow for the largest job-killing tax increase in American history. Politico reports today that, “[D]emocrats are pressuring Speaker Nancy Pelosi to extend Bush-era income […]

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Casey, Specter Announce over $32 million for Pennsylvania Broadband Projects

WASHINGTON, DC-U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Arlen Specter (D-PA)today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) have awarded $32,301,619 in federal funds to two organizations to develop broadband infrastructure and increase outreach in Pennsylvania. The funding is available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). “The […]

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Did Halliburton Donate Money to Americans for Job Security?

Shadowy front group refuses to disclose who is funding television ads Springfield, PA – Americans for Job Security last week announced that they had launched a $300,000, month-long series of television attack ads against Representative Bryan Lentz’s campaign for Congress. Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, today called on his […]

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Critz Introduces Legislation to Extend US Route 219

Bill will drive economic growth by connecting Cambria County to New York EBENSBURG, PA — Congressman Mark S. Critz (PA-12) joined with local officials today to announce that he has introduced H.R. 5951, the Corridor N Extension Act of 2010. This bill would extend Corridor N (US Route 219) of the Appalachian Development Highway System […]

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