On Average, Better than Average — Pennsylvania’s Hospitals Continue to Make Progress in Health Care Quality

HARRISBURG, PA(Sept. 2, 2010)–Pennsylvania’s hospitals are frequently above-average when compared to national benchmarks of health care quality and are often making improvements at a faster rate than the rest of the county according to the “state of the state” analysis that the Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) recently conducted based on data collected by […]

September 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

The Washington Post’s Broder sizes up the Pa. gov race

Because the history of this office is weighty in terms of national politics, with figures including Rendell, Tom Ridge, Dick Thornburgh, Milton Shapp, Bob Casey and Bill Scranton all playing prominent roles in their parties, the outcome may be more important than the highly publicized fight for Arlen Specter’s Senate seat.

September 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PA GOP: Dahlkemper to Kelly: Pay Attention To ME, Not Pediatric Cancer!

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was disgusted to learn that 3rd District Democrat Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper was criticizing Republican candidate Mike Kelly for choosing to attend a fundraiser for pediatric cancer over a political debate. “I didn’t think Kathy Dahlkemper could go any lower after voting for government-run health care, but […]

September 1st, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

PA GOP Announces 45th State Senatorial District Conferee Meeting

HARRISBURG–Today, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania (PA GOP) announced that a 45th State Senatorial District Conferee Meeting will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 9:00 am at the Holiday Inn Monroeville, 2750 Mosside Boulevard, Monroeville, PA 15146, to nominate a candidate to fill the Republican Party’s position on the ballot for the upcoming […]

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Has a Magic Extraction Process Been Discovered by Corbett Campaign?

PITTSBURGH: As part of their defense of Tom Corbett’s refusal to back a commonsense levy on the extraction of natural gas, his campaign argued that he opposed it because, the Associated Press reported, “a new tax might drive the industry out of Pennsylvania.” That would be pretty impressive given that the natural gas deposits are […]

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Casey Tours Tioga County Wind Project

MAINESBURG, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today toured AES Armenia Mountain Wind LLC, a wind project located in Tioga and Bradford Counties. AES Armenia Mountain Wind LLC is one of the largest wind projects in Pennsylvania.  Senator Casey was joined by Tioga County Commissioners as well as officials from AES and the American […]

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PA GOP: Onorato Flip-Flops On Marcellus Shale Severance Tax

HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Dan Onorato’s flip-flop on the Marcellus Shale severance tax issue. “I thought the summer was coming to an end, but Dan Onorato is still breaking out the flip-flops,” Gleason said.  “In January, Onorato was against this industry-killing tax, but now he […]

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