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PennEnvironment Grades Politicians on Environmental Issues for 2009-2010 Legislative Session

PennEnvironment Grades Politicians on Environmental Issues for 2009-2010 Legislative Session State legislators from the region highlighted   [Philadelphia]—Only six state representatives from the Harrisburg/Lancaster/Reading/York area received an environmental score of 100% from the statewide environmental advocacy group PennEnvironment for the current legislative session, the group reported today. Sadly, not a single state senator in the […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Rep. Pitts’ Youth Advisory Council Collects Donations for Avondale Food Bank

Rep. Pitts’ Youth Advisory Council Collects Donations for Avondale Food Bank Washington–Yesterday, Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) and Nick Rongione, a senior at Solanco High School in Quarryvillle, visited the Mision Santa Maria food bank in Avondale to drop off donations. The donations were collected by the Congressman’s Youth Advisory Council, a group of 30 high […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Waters in favor of Marcellus Shale tax

Waters in favor of Marcellus Shale tax   PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 21 – State Rep. Ronald G. Waters, D-Phila./Delaware, is calling on the Senate to pass the Marcellus Shale tax and says implementing the tax should be a top priority before the end of the year.   Waters said the Marcellus Shale tax would help to […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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MSC Statement on Ongoing Legislative Developments in Harrisburg

MSC Statement on Ongoing Legislative Developments in Harrisburg “We’re regretful that there wasn’t closure brought toward achieving commonsense legislative initiatives” Canonsburg, PA – As the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s legislative session draws to a close, Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president and executive director Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement regarding the months of good-faith, broad-based discussions […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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BREAKING NEWS: Joe Sestak’s Bailout of Fannie and Freddie to Cost Taxpayers Twice as Much

BREAKING NEWS: Joe Sestak’s Bailout of Fannie and Freddie to Cost Taxpayers Twice as Much   Allentown – Today, the Washington Post reported that Congressman Joe Sestak’s bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “could more than double in size during the next three years.”   According to the Washington Post: “The federal bailout for […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Pennsylvania Taxpayers Continue To Foot Bill For Sestak’s Extreme Agenda In Washington

Pennsylvania Taxpayers Continue To Foot Bill For Sestak’s Extreme Agenda In Washington Sestak’s Broken Promise On Health Care Costs, Failure To Regulate Fannie, Freddie, Slams Pennsylvania Taxpayers   WASHINGTON – Two new reports reveal that Pennsylvania’s families and job creators continue to pay a massive price for embattled U.S. Representative Joe Sestak’s (D-PA) extreme partisan […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Meehan Continues to Stand With Special Interests Over SEPA Families and their Safety

Meehan Continues to Stand With Special Interests Over SEPA Families and their Safety Springfield, PA — Pat Meehan has made clear that he’s only going to look out for special interests who fund his campaign, not the middle class families of southeastern Pennsylvania. While Bryan Lentz has led the fight to eliminate a loophole that […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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VOTEVETS.ORG ENDORSES SHANNON MEEHAN; NAMES HIM AN EMERGING LEADER

VOTEVETS.ORG ENDORSES SHANNON MEEHAN; NAMES HIM AN EMERGING LEADER   Washington DC – VoteVets.org PAC, a national veterans organization, has endorsed Shannon Meehan in his race to become State Representative, and named him to the group’s Emerging Leaders program.   “Shannon has demonstrated his leadership abilities on and off the battlefield, and it’s that same […]

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA: Week’s polls suggest a surge for Dems

With just 11 days until the election, most expected Pennsylvania’s state-wide races to tighten up, especially in the battle for the U.S. Senate. But after some numbers released this week showed Democratic candidate Joe Sestak leading Republican hopeful Pat Toomey for the first time, no one’s exactly clear on how the race changed so quickly.

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 10/22 Edition

The Marcellus Shale tax is dead until there is a new Governor, the President is coming to Philly next weekend, and Pat Toomey is engaging in some interesting endorsement politics. Good Friday morning, look for Up & Down this afternoon, but for now, here is the Buzz.

October 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments