House to vote on Lentz legislation to strengthen gun permit process, keep guns from criminals already denied a permit in Pa.

House to vote on Lentz legislation to strengthen gun permit process, keep guns from criminals already denied a permit in Pa. Proposal will be offered as amendment to Castle Doctrine bill (H.B. 40) on Monday HARRISBURG, Oct. 1 – The House will consider a proposal offered by state Rep. Bryan R. Lentz that would prohibit […]

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Gov. Ridge, MSC Unveil Landmark Industry-Wide “Commitment to the Community” Guiding Principals

Gov. Ridge, MSC Unveil Landmark Industry-Wide “Commitment to the Community” Guiding Principals Pittsburgh, Pa.– Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) leadership and Gov. Tom Ridge, an MSC strategic advisor, formally unveiled a sweeping set of principles by which the industry will live by “each and every day” and “embrace.” These principles were first rolled out […]

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Senate Passes Alloway Mentored Youth Hunting Legislation

Senate Passes Alloway Mentored Youth Hunting Legislation   HARRISBURG – The Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would create a mentored youth hunting program for young Pennsylvania sportsmen, according to the bill’s sponsor Senator Richard Alloway II (R-33).   Senate Bill 1272 would allow the Pennsylvania Game Commission to enact regulations pertaining to a mentored youth […]

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PA GOP: Leadership? Kanjorski Chooses To Campaign Rather Than Address The Largest Tax Increase In Our Nation’s History

PA GOP: Leadership?  Kanjorski Chooses To Campaign Rather Than Address The Largest Tax Increase In Our Nation’s History   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Congressman Paul Kanjorski’s vote to adjourn the House without acting as the largest tax increase in the history of the nation is […]

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PA GOP: If Dan Onorato Can’t Help Allegheny County With Property Taxes, How Can He Help Pennsylvania?

PA GOP: If Dan Onorato Can’t Help Allegheny County With Property Taxes, How Can He Help Pennsylvania?   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement after learning  that Allegheny County has the highest property tax burden in southwestern Pennsylvania under the “leadership” of Democrat gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato.   […]

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Kanjorski Endorsed by VFW Political Action Committee

Kanjorski Endorsed by VFW Political Action Committee   WILKES-BARRE, PA – Congressman Paul Kanjorski today received the endorsement of the VFW Political Action Committee (VFW-PAC).   In a letter to Congressman Kanjorski, VFW-PAC Director Salvatore J. Capirchio wrote, “This endorsement is based on your strong support for veterans, national security & defense, and military personnel […]

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Chairman Burn asks Pat Toomey if he will Support Senate Leaders’ Plan to Repeal Wall Street Reform

Chairman Burn asks Pat Toomey if he will Support Senate Leaders’ Plan to Repeal Wall Street Reform Harrisburg, PA – Today, Chairman Jim Burn held a conference call with reporters to ask Pat Toomey if he supports Senate leader John Cornyn’s (R-TX) plan to repeal Wall Street reform. Earlier today, Cornyn, the Chairman of the […]

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Momentum Building for Marcellus Works Proposal

Momentum Building for Marcellus Works Proposal   HARRISBURG – Support is growing for the Marcellus Works plan to create thousands of new jobs and secure Pennsylvania’s energy future, House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) said today.   Saylor said since Marcellus Works was unveiled last week, he has received phone calls and expressions […]

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