Bryan Lentz Gets Rubber Stamp of Approval from Howard Dean

Bryan Lentz Gets Rubber Stamp of Approval from Howard Dean DREXEL HILL, PA – Former liberal Vermont governor, presidential candidate and chairman of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean will headline a fundraiser for Rep. Bryan Lentz in Radnor tonight. Dean joins a long list of prominent left-wing politicians such as Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer […]

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MAYOR RAVENSTAHL SUBMITS 2011 BUDGET AND UPDATED FIVE-YEAR PLAN TO ICA

MAYOR RAVENSTAHL SUBMITS 2011 BUDGET AND UPDATED FIVE-YEAR PLAN TO ICA Budget reflects $451 million cash infusion from parking plan that prevents state takeover of pension fund, layoffs and service cuts (PITTSBURGH) Sept. 22     Mayor Luke Ravenstahl today submitted his proposed FY 2011 Operating Budget and updated Five-Year Financial Plan to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (ICA).  […]

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Legislative Budget and Finance Committee releases new report on property tax reassessments authorized by Levdansky resolution

Legislative Budget and Finance Committee releases new report on property tax reassessments authorized by Levdansky resolution   HARRISBURG, Sept. 22 – The Legislative Budget and Finance Committee today released a study aimed at finding ways to improve the state’s fragmented method of reassessing property values.   House Finance Committee Chairman David Levdansky, D-Allegheny/Washington, introduced the […]

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Casey Bill Helps Veterans Purchase Small Businesses

Casey Bill Helps Veterans Purchase Small Businesses   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Help Veterans Own Franchises Act (S. 3818), a bill that establishes tax incentives for franchisors who offer qualified veterans a discounted franchise fee and a tax credit to the veteran who purchases a franchise.  Congressman Aaron Schock […]

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MAYOR NUTTER TO CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF INVESTING IN PHILADELPHIA’S NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH THE HOUSING TRUST FUND, RELEASE OF REPORT ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPENDITURES

MAYOR NUTTER TO CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS OF INVESTING IN PHILADELPHIA’S NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH THE HOUSING TRUST FUND, RELEASE OF REPORT ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND EXPENDITURES Philadelphia, September 22, 2010 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter was joined by representatives from affordable housing developers, contractors and advocates as he celebrated the five-year anniversary of the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund, […]

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Kelly Announces Contract with 3rd Congressional District

Kelly Announces Contract with 3rd Congressional District Pledge Focuses on Budget Reforms, Constituent Service & Transparency   Link: http://www.mikekellyforcongress.com/kelly-announces-contract-with-3rd-congressional-district/   Butler, PA – Mike Kelly (R-Butler), the Republican nominee for Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District, held a series of news conferences on Wednesday to announce his “Kelly Contract with the 3rd Congressional District.”  Kelly is facing […]

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Casey, Schwartz, Families USA Discuss New Health Care Consumer Protections

Casey, Schwartz, Families USA Discuss New Health Care Consumer Protections WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today discussed new health care provisions going into effect on Thursday.   Senator Casey was joined by U.S. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and representatives of Families USA on a conference call highlighting important new consumer protections available to Pennsylvanians […]

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Casey Urges PA Natural Gas Pipeline Safety

Casey Urges PA Natural Gas Pipeline Safety WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today sent a letter to a federal regulator calling for an assessment of natural gas pipelines in Pennsylvania, an explanation of reports of a shortage of inspectors and urging that an inspector training facility be established in Pennsylvania.  Senator Casey sent […]

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House Republicans Unveil ‘Marcellus Works’ Proposal

House Republicans Unveil ‘Marcellus Works’ Proposal   HARRISBURG – House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Stan Saylor (R-York) and members of the House Republican Caucus today unveiled a package of legislation called “Marcellus Works,” which is designed to secure Pennsylvania’s energy future and create thousands of new jobs by creating incentives for the use of the […]

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BWA, PennFuture announce plan to sue Mt. Pocono Municipal Authority for pollution to Forest Hills Run

BWA, PennFuture announce plan to sue Mt. Pocono Municipal Authority for pollution to Forest Hills Run (Mt. Pocono, PA – September 22, 2010) – The Brodhead Watershed Association (BWA) and Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) today issued a notice of intent to sue Mount Pocono Municipal Authority for violations of the federal Clean Water Act […]

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