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Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families Blocked

Bill to Save Jobs for Working Families Blocked   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Republicans today blocked a bill by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.), that would have saved jobs and strengthened state safety nets for our country’s most vulnerable families.  The Job Preservation for Parents in Poverty Act (S. […]

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PA Dems — Toomey: Yeah, My Plan to Privatize Social Security Would Have Been Costly for Pennsylvanians

PA Dems — Toomey: Yeah, My Plan to Privatize Social Security Would Have Been Costly for Pennsylvanians Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday in an interview, Wall Street derivatives trader Pat Toomey conceded that if he had been successful implementing his plan to put seniors’ retirement savings in the hands of Wall Street bankers, it would have […]

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Senate advances Galloway bill to protect jobs, taxpayers’ money

Senate advances Galloway bill to protect jobs, taxpayers’ money   HARRISBURG, Sept. 28 – State Rep. John Galloway’s H.B. 1502 that would crackdown on corporations with state construction contracts who knowingly hire illegal workers instead of Pennsylvania workers was voted out of the state Senate State Government Committee and is now poised for final passage […]

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PITTS, RUNNING SCARED, DUCKS VOTERS

PITTS, RUNNING SCARED, DUCKS VOTERS   Congressman Joe Pitts has cancelled a third face-to-face event with Lois Herr, his Democratic opponent in Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District.  The Lancaster County League of Women Voters today notified the Herr campaign that Rep. Pitts has cancelled a scheduled candidates’ night at the Willow Valley Community on October 13th.  […]

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House Passes Rep. Pitts Resolution Honoring Humanitarian Aid Workers Killed in Afghanistan

House Passes Rep. Pitts Resolution Honoring Humanitarian Aid Workers Killed in Afghanistan Lancaster native Glenn Lapp among those honored Washington–Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution honoring humanitarian aid workers killed in Afghanistan in early August. Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) introduced the resolution, which pays tribute to six Americans who were attacked after […]

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Metcalfe Discharge Resolution Forces Democrats to Advance

Metcalfe Discharge Resolution Forces Democrats to Advance Illegal Alien Apprehension & Deportation Legislation to House Floor HARRISBURG—Calling today’s surprising Pennsylvania House State Government Committee 13-9 vote to advance his immigration reform legislation to the House floor one small victory for Pennsylvania citizens, State Representative Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) also warned that House Democrat Leadership still has […]

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Fact Check: New Sestak Ad Hides Joe’s Record of Raising Taxes on the Middle Class and Support for Corporate Giveaways

Fact Check: New Sestak Ad Hides Joe’s Record of Raising Taxes on the Middle Class and Support for Corporate Giveaways  Allentown, PA – Congressman Joe Sestak’s latest attack ad throws a lot of mud, but leaves out a lot of information about his own record – like his record of voting for massive new tax […]

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Casey Urges New Approaches for Combating Poverty

Casey Urges New Approaches for Combating Poverty WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced S. 3845, the National Opportunity and Community Renewal Act, legislation to utilize 21st century technology, ideas and policy proposals to confront the complex issues of poverty in America. “Last year, 43.6 million people in the United States, or one in […]

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PA GOP: Vice President Biden Will Have Tough Time Explaining Failed Agenda To Pennsylvania Youth

PA GOP: Vice President Biden Will Have Tough Time Explaining Failed Agenda To Pennsylvania Youth   HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pennsylvania.   “Democrats can send all of the surrogates they want, but it’s not going to change the fact […]

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Lentz And Philadelphia Inquirer Reject Republican Pledge

Lentz And Philadelphia Inquirer Reject Republican Pledge Meehan, House Republicans Support Economic Agenda That Adds Trillions To Debt Springfield, PA – Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee in Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District, called on his Republican opponent Pat Meehan to join him in rejecting the Republican Party’s “Pledge for America” after the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board […]

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