Sestak Embroiled in Yet Another Earmark Scandal Sestak Secures Forbidden Earmark for For-Profit Company in Violation of House Rules

Allentown – As news of Congressman Joe Sestak’s latest earmark scandal hit the Allentown Morning Call on Saturday, U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey called on Congressman Sestak to come forward and answer the many questions surrounding his latest scandal. Only a month after news of Congressman Sestak’s violation of his own earmark-related ethics pledge, the […]

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 8/30 Edition

Sen. Casey is in the Philly burbs to help campaign for congressional candidates, former State Rep. Mike Veon is seeing things from a different perspective, and people are still talking about Sarah Palin’s speech on Friday night. Happy Monday morning, and let’s hope this does not happen to your kids if they start school today.

August 30th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Lentz Holds Town Hall Forum on Jobs and Economy in Brookhaven for Thirteenth Stop on Economic Tour

More than 30 people discuss jobs, infrastructure spending, trade policy Springfield, PA – Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, held an hour-long town hall forum on jobs at the Brookhaven Borough Hall in Brookhaven today for the thirteenth stop of his 10 week, 25-stop economic tour of the […]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

What They’re Saying: Responsible Marcellus Production Continues to Create Much-Needed Jobs, Economic Opportunity

Marcellus production “is creating jobs and boosting local economies” “Farmers are making investments in farms that were just dreams before the Marcellus Shale” “The opportunity for growth, job creation has not been seen since the late 1800s” Might Marcellus “Boosting Pa. economy”: “Forum panelist Kathryn Klaber, president and executive director of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Joe Advocates the Preservation of Social Security, Affordable Housing in Philadelphia

Retirement earnings and public housing in jeopardy PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak spoke with the residents of the James Weldon Johnson Homes regarding the security of their retirement savings and access to affordable housing. “We need to honor our commitment to our senior community,” Joe told local residents. “You’ve raised your families, […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

Is Sarah Palin Snubbing Charlie Dent?

Harrisburg, PA — With Tea Party candidate Jake Towne picking up steam across the Lehigh Valley, one can’t help but wonder if Sarah Palin is snubbing Charlie Dent tonight at her appearance in Hershey.  The former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential nominee is set to appear in Hershey for an event for the Pennsylvania […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

Casey, White House Education Advisor, Pottstown Community Discuss Kindergarten Readiness Initiative

Tour Pottstown Montgomery Early Learning Center; host discussion on early childhood education POTTSTOWN, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today toured the Pottstown Montgomery Early Learning Center (MELC), which has a federally funded Head Start program. Following the tour, Senator Casey hosted a roundtable on early childhood education. “As children in Pottstown and communities […]

August 27th, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments