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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 […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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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 […]

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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PoliticsPA’s Morning Buzz: 9/23 Edition

According to our latest poll, a majority of likely voters in Pa. support cracking down on companies who hire illegal immigrants. Elsewhere, Corbett has some explaining to do on healthcare and the Democrats got beat up in a bunch of polls yesterday. Good Thursday morning and welcome to the Buzz.

September 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Pat Meehan Aligns Campaign With Another Leading Proponent of Privatizing Social Security

Pat Meehan Aligns Campaign With Another Leading Proponent of Privatizing Social Security Springfield, PA – Pat Meehan campaigned with yet another elected official who supports the privatization of Social Security, raising more questions about where he stands on investing the retirement savings of Seniors in the stock market. Yesterday, Eric Cantor, one of the most […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Tom Corbett Says What?!?! He was against the healthcare law before he was for it

Tom Corbett Says What?!?! He was against the healthcare law before he was for it   PITTSBURGH: Harrisburg Republican Tom Corbett continued to show his willingness to politicize important issues and say anything – regardless of whether it’s accurate or even makes sense – declaring that the national healthcare law he previously said “under NO […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Sierra Club: Fitzpatrick Supports Job Growth…in China

Sierra Club: Fitzpatrick Supports Job Growth…in China Environmental group switches endorsement pick from 2006, giving nod to Murphy over Fitzpatrick   (Bristol, PA) – Today, Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-8th District) got a significant boost on the campaign trail with an endorsement from the Sierra Club, one of the nation’s largest environmental organizations.   The […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Lentz Wins Third Debate Displaying Strong Grasp of Domestic and Foreign Policy

Lentz Wins Third Debate Displaying Strong Grasp of Domestic and Foreign Policy Republican opponent struggles to answer same questions Springfield, PA – Representative Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, easily won the third debate of the campaign on Tuesday night at the Suburban Jewish Community Center in Havertown, showing […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Senate Committee to Hold Hearing in Philly on Automobile Liability Insurance

Senate Committee to Hold Hearing in Philly on Automobile Liability Insurance   HARRISBURG, September 22, 2010 – State Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Phila./Montgomery) will host the Senate Democratic Policy Committee in Philadelphia this Thursday for a discussion on his legislation (S.B. 1460) that would increase the minimum amount of automobile liability insurance a vehicle owner is required […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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KDKA Interview: Toomey Refuses to Consider Compromise to Protect Middle Class Tax Cuts

KDKA Interview: Toomey Refuses to Consider Compromise to Protect Middle Class Tax Cuts Rigid in Defense of the Ultra-Wealthy, Toomey Dismisses Boehner’s Willingness to Work Across the Aisle for Compromise MEDIA, Pa. — Once again, Congressman Toomey proved how far right of his own party he is when he refused to even consider allowing benefits […]

September 22nd, 2010 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments