Mayor Nutter’s Statement on the Firefighters’ Arbitration Award

Mayor Nutter’s Statement on the Firefighters’ Arbitration Award Oct. 15, 2010 After hearings that began in mid-September 2009 and ended in late April, a panel of arbitrators earlier today issued an Arbitration Award for the International Association of Firefighters Local 22 and the City of Philadelphia. Since taking office, I have been committed to making […]

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Lentz Agrees to Meet Meehan in Fifth Debate of Campaign

Lentz Agrees to Meet Meehan in Fifth Debate of Campaign Springfield, PA – Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, announced today that he was gladly accepting an offer to debate Pat Meehan at Neumann University on October 25 at 6 p.m. Larry Kane, host of the Comcast Network’s […]

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MAYOR NUTTER, MAYOR NEWSOM MAKE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES BET

MAYOR NUTTER, MAYOR NEWSOM MAKE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES BET Philadelphia, October 15, 2010- Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Mayor Gavin Newsom announced a National League Championship Series bet serving their respective veterans communities. The Mayors agreed that the losing city’s mayor will wear the winning team’s hat and will volunteer with veterans during […]

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Pat Meehan Agrees to Final Debate at Neumann University

Pat Meehan Agrees to Final Debate at Neumann University DREXEL HILL, PA – Pat Meehan, candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional district, has agreed to a debate with opponent Bryan Lentz at Neumann University on Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:00 PM.    “I look forward to joining Bryan Lentz for a final debate […]

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Patrick Murphy Gains Momentum, Raises Over $900k Since July

Patrick Murphy Gains Momentum, Raises Over $900k Since July Murphy doubles Fitzpatrick’s fundraising haul in the past quarter, increasing financial advantage over his opponent. (Bristol, PA) – Patrick Murphy took in $940,000 between July and the end  of September, adding to his war chest in his PA-08 race against former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.   “As […]

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Casey Applauds USTR Decision to Investigate Unfair China Trade Practices

Casey Applauds USTR Decision to Investigate Unfair China Trade Practices WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) applauded today’s decision by the U.S. Trade Representative to investigate unfair trade practices by China involving manufacturing in the clean energy sector.  Senator Casey had previously voiced support for this petition when it was filed last month under […]

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Bryan Lentz Suffers Major Blow to Campaign

Bryan Lentz Suffers Major Blow to Campaign Teamsters retract endorsement of Bryan Lentz DREXEL HILL, PA – Following reports that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee made significant cuts to its advertising for Bryan Lentz, the Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters retracted its endorsement of Lentz today.    “Working families, small businesses and now labor organizations are […]

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Fact Check: Latest Sestak Ad Full of “Poop”

Fact Check: Latest Sestak Ad Full of “Poop”  Allentown – Congressman Joe Sestak must be feeling the heat for his enthusiastic support for every single bailout because he is up with a new ad trying to defend his votes for the bailout of Wall Street, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the auto companies.   […]

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Specter and Pelosi Place Wager on Giants-Phillies National League Championship Series

Specter and Pelosi Place Wager on Giants-Phillies National League Championship Series   Washington, D.C. – In a high stakes wager placing Ghirardelli and Hershey’s chocolates on the line, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Arlen Specter today announced that they have placed a friendly wager on the National League Championship series between the Philadelphia Phillies and […]

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Casey Urges Payment to Offset Lack of Social Security COLA

Casey Urges Payment to Offset Lack of Social Security COLA WASHINGTON, DC-Following news today that there will be no Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called for a Senate vote on legislation to provide a one-time payment of $250 to Social Security recipients.  Social Security COLAs are by law determined […]

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