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Congressman Sestak Statement on Vote to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

Congressman Sestak Statement on Vote to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts   Media, Pa. – Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-07) voted today to help pass tax relief for all Americans and prevent an unaffordable financial burden for the middle class that would occur if tax cuts are allowed to expire after December 31, 2010, as currently […]

December 2nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 1 Comment

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Natural Gas Co-Chairs Murphy and Boren Applaud Disclosure Efforts

Natural Gas Co-Chairs Murphy and Boren Applaud Disclosure Efforts   (Washington, D.C.) – In response to an announcement from the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) on efforts to create a public registry of hydraulic fracturing fluid contents, Congressional Natural Gas Caucus Co-Chairs Tim Murphy (PA-18) and […]

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ALTMIRE STATEMENT ON TODAY’S VOTE TO EXTEND TAX CUTS

ALTMIRE STATEMENT ON TODAY’S VOTE TO EXTEND TAX CUTS   (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04) released the following statement after voting to extend the 2001 and 2003 middle class tax cuts. Over the past few months, Congressman Altmire has joined his colleagues in sending letters to the House leadership urging them […]

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Statement from PLBC Chair Ronald G. Waters commending Governor Ed Rendell for his veto of expanded Castle Doctrine bill

Statement from PLBC Chair Ronald G. Waters commending Governor Ed Rendell for his veto of expanded Castle Doctrine bill   HARRISBURG, Dec. 2 – As chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, I commend Governor Ed Rendell for his decision to veto H.B. 1926, also known as the Castle Doctrine expansion bill.    I voted against […]

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Casey Urges Support for New START

Casey Urges Support for New START WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today joined his Senate colleagues as he took to the Senate floor in support of the New Start accord.    “Next Sunday will mark one year […]

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PA SENATE REPUBLICAN PODCAST: Greenleaf Outlines Economic Recovery Steps for Pennsylvania

PA SENATE REPUBLICAN PODCAST:  Greenleaf Outlines Economic Recovery Steps for Pennsylvania   HARRISBURG, PA – – This week on the PA Senate Republican Podcast:   Senator Stewart Greenleaf (R-12) discusses a legislative agenda that would help Pennsylvania recover from the recession.   Each week’s podcast addresses legislation before the Senate and issues of importance to […]

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Statement of OFA-PA Director Elizabeth Lucas Urging Congress to Pass Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extension

Statement of OFA-PA Director Elizabeth Lucas Urging Congress to Pass Unemployment Insurance Benefits Extension  Philadelphia – With federal funding for extended unemployment insurance benefits running out earlier this week, 800,000 Americans have already lost their benefits and nearly two million Americans are expected to lose them by the end of December. In response, Organizing for […]

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