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Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education

Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Officer Daniel Faulkner Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act, a bill that provides college tuition assistance for the children of firefighters, police officers and EMS workers killed in the line […]

September 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District

NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Paul Kanjorski for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District. “The NRA-PVF is endorsing Paul Kanjorski because he has […]

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Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases

Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases Washington–Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) introduced the Free Market Sugar Act, a bill to eliminate the USDA sugar program and stop federal government sugar purchases. Ending the program would save approximately $1.4 billion over the next ten years. Currently, the USDA runs a program that loans money […]

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Congressman Sestak Addresses Importance of Making VA Inspection Reports Publicly Available

Congressman Sestak Addresses Importance of Making VA Inspection Reports Publicly Available Testifies before House Veterans Affairs Committee about His Legislation to Protect Elderly Veterans    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-07) was proud to appear today before the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee to give testimony on his bill, HR 3843, the Transparency for […]

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Trivedi Wins Endorsement of Reading Education Association, Has Support of Teachers

Trivedi Wins Endorsement of Reading Education Association, Has Support of Teachers While Gerlach Has Received Backing of Educators in the Past, Teachers Now Behind Trivedi ELVERSON, Pa. – Confirming that teachers have come together behind Trivedi’s campaign, the Reading Education Association (REA) has announced today their strong endorsement of Manan Trivedi, the Democratic nominee for […]

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Sierra Club Steps Into 6th District to Endorse Trivedi After Two Cycles of Staying Neutral

Sierra Club Steps Into 6th District to Endorse Trivedi After Two Cycles of Staying Neutral While This Leading Environmental Group Has Left Gerlach Alone in the Past, This Year They Support Trivedi   ELVERSON, Pa. – After not endorsing in Congressman Jim Gerlach’s elections in recent years, the Sierra Club has thrown their influential support […]

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Thompson Rallies with Students for Education Rights

Thompson Rallies with Students for Education Rights   Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today told a rally of a thousand students that, “You have every right to determine your own educational needs; you have every right to determine your future career path; and, you have every right to make your own destiny.”   […]

September 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Lentz applauds House passage of bill to ban synthetic marijuana in Pa.

Lentz applauds House passage of bill to ban synthetic marijuana in Pa. Just because it’s legal doesn’t mean it’s safe; smoking K2 causes rapid heart rates, hallucinations, seizures, paranoia and sometimes death                                                                                                                                HARRISBURG, Sept. 29 – State Rep. Bryan R. Lentz, D-Delaware, said Pennsylvania is one step closer to banning a drug known as […]

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