CARNEY SUCCESSFUL IN PUSH FOR ORTHOPEDIC RESEARCH FUNDING

CARNEY SUCCESSFUL IN PUSH FOR ORTHOPEDIC RESEARCH FUNDING $30 million included in final version of House Defense Appropriations Bill Washington, DC –Congressman Christopher Carney (PA-10) announced that the 2011 Defense Appropriations Bill includes $30 million for orthopedic research funding, a provision Congressman Carney took the lead on in Congress. In February, Congressman Carney urged the […]

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Will Lentz Reimburse Taxpayers for his Free Ride?

Will Lentz Reimburse Taxpayers for his Free Ride? DREXEL HILL, PA – Two weeks since it was exposed that Bryan Lentz broke his promise to voters to forgo a taxpayer-funded vehicle, the Meehan for Congress campaign called on Lentz to reimburse the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the expenses incurred by Lentz for the use of […]

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Week in Review: As Onorato Momentum Builds, Oil & Gas Shill Corbett Doesn’t Think He Owes it to Voters to Explain His Positions

Week in Review: As Onorato Momentum Builds, Oil & Gas Shill Corbett Doesn’t Think He Owes it to Voters to Explain His Positions   The stakes are high and Tom Corbett doesn’t understand policy, doesn’t care about it or is just plain wrong for Pennsylvania.  The proof?  This week voters were treated to the ongoing […]

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Corbett Returns to the Scene of the Property Tax Hike

Corbett Returns to the Scene of the Property Tax Hike Harrisburg, PA – Today, Tom Corbett will visit Shaler, where he voted for a 20 percent property tax increase. Corbett’s visit comes on the heels of the revelation of his plan to hit Pennsylvania workers with a $3 billion tax. “Today, Tom Corbett returns to […]

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Meehan Finally Comes Out of Hiding: At Least on TV

Meehan Finally Comes Out of Hiding: At Least on TV Springfield, PA – Pat Meehan has finally come out of hiding – at least on television. For the first time this week, the Republican candidate started spending some of his own campaign funds to advertise his campaign on television throughout the region.   Up to […]

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Doyle Calls for $250 payment to Seniors on Social Security

Doyle Calls for $250 payment to Seniors on Social Security In lieu of a Social Security Cost-of-Living-Adjustment next year Washington, DC – October 15, 2010 – U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (D-PA14) announced today that he wants Congress to pass legislation before the end of the year to provide Social Security recipients with a one-time $250 […]

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SCAVO FOR SENATE OPPOSES HB2497 FARCE

Frank Scavo, PA Senate District 22 candidate voices concern and defines the typical Harrisburg insiders club pension fix as follows: “The latest attempt at covering up the pension crisis with  HB 2497 is being  labeled as the “SERS & PSERS pension reform bill”.  Unfortunately, the bill doesn’t provide real reform at all.  Instead, it provides […]

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Senate Passes Brubaker Workforce Development Legislation

Senate Passes Brubaker Workforce Development Legislation   HARRISBURG – The Senate approved legislation today sponsored by Sen. Mike Brubaker (R-36) that would support the Commonwealth’s workforce development efforts by continuing the Industry Partnerships program.   The Industry Partnerships program, which was created in 2005, brings together employers, educators and workforce representatives to ensure that workers […]

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Senate Sends Brubaker Electricity Procurement Legislation to the Governor’s Desk

Senate Sends Brubaker Electricity Procurement Legislation to the Governor’s Desk   HARRISBURG – The Senate unanimously voted today to permit Pennsylvania municipalities to enter into contracts to provide lower energy costs for consumers, according to Sen. Mike Brubaker (R-36).   The Senate voted to concur in House amendments to Senate Bill 168, legislation introduced by […]

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Senate Passes Legislation to Establish Castle Doctrine

Senate Passes Legislation to Establish Castle Doctrine HARRISBURG – The Senate approved legislation today that would establish the Castle Doctrine in Pennsylvania to protect gun owners who act in self-defense, according to Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33). The Castle Doctrine Amendment, which was prime-sponsored by Senator Alloway, was added to House Bill 1926.  Alloway’s amendment […]

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