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Corbett to Patriot-News: I Don’t Really Know What I’m Talking About

Corbett to Patriot-News: I Don’t Really Know What I’m Talking About GOP nominee ‘has not yet looked at the state budget’ he talks about cutting   PITTSBURGH: Tom Corbett’s ongoing struggle to understand the state budget crisis hit another rough patch yesterday when Corbett deviated from the controlled environments he prefers and appeared before the […]

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MAYOR, STAKEHOLDERS OFFICIALLY OPEN NEW ‘MIKES AUTO BODY AND VOCATIONAL CENTER IN THE HEART OF LARIMER

MAYOR, STAKEHOLDERS OFFICIALLY OPEN NEW ‘MIKES AUTO BODY AND VOCATIONAL CENTER IN THE HEART OF LARIMER Sent 09/30/2010 @ 11:24 am (PITTSBURGH) Sept. 30    Mayor Luke Ravenstahl, City Councilman Reverend Ricky Burgess, Senator Jim Ferlo, and representatives from the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) this morning officially cut the ribbon […]

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Lentz Breaks Another Campaign Promise; Takes $26,000 in Per Diem Payments After Vowing He Wouldn’t

Lentz Breaks Another Campaign Promise; Takes $26,000 in Per Diem Payments After Vowing He Wouldn’t How can he reform Washington if he refused to do it in Harrisburg? DREXEL HILL, PA – After vowing he would not take per diem payments during his campaign for State Representative in 2006, records show that Bryan Lentz accepted […]

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Citizens Trade Campaign Endorses Patrick MurphyGroup cites former Congressman Fitzpatrick’s vote to ship American jobs overseas

Citizens Trade Campaign Endorses Patrick MurphyGroup cites former Congressman Fitzpatrick’s vote to ship American jobs overseas   (Levittown, PA) – Today, the Patrick Murphy for Congress campaign announced it had picked up the support of the Citizens Trade Campaign, a group dedicated to fighting against bad trade deals that lead to the outsourcing of American […]

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Solobay sounds the alarm on smoke alarms

Solobay sounds the alarm on smoke alarms House adopts his resolution designating Fire Prevention week and month in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Sept. 30 – The state House of Representatives unanimously adopted Rep. Tim Solobay’s resolution (H.R. 967) designating October 2010 as “Pennsylvania Fire Prevention Month” and Oct. 3 through 9, 2010 as “Fire Prevention Week” in […]

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BREAKING: Toomey Endorsed by Another Republican Investment Banker

BREAKING: Toomey Endorsed by Another Republican Investment Banker Joe Sestak still only candidate who has stood up for Veterans and working families MEDIA, Pa. — In a move that shocked absolutely no one, Congressman Toomey today accepted the endorsement of yet another Republican former public official and current investment banker. Former Navy Secretary John Lehman […]

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Murphy Bill Protects Troops from Early Termination Fees

Murphy Bill Protects Troops from Early Termination Fees Rep. Patrick Murphy’s bill passes in House; Allows servicemembers leaving for deployments to terminate cell phone contracts without penalty   (Washington, DC) – Pennsylvania Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-8th District) praised yesterday’s passage of the 21st Century Servicemembers Protection Act, included in the Veterans’ Benefits Act of 2010 […]

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PITTS’ WORST VOTES: BIG BUCKS FOR BAILED-OUT BANKERS

PITTS’ WORST VOTES:  BIG BUCKS FOR BAILED-OUT BANKERS   When you’ve taken enough money from Wall Street lobbyists, it’s kind of hard to cut their bosses’ pay.  That was the message as the Herr 2010 campaign came across this Joe Pitts baddie:   Vote Number 30:  H.R. 1664 — Amend Executive Compensation Provisions of the […]

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Helm Says Marcellus Shale Tax Would Hurt the State’s Economy

Helm Says Marcellus Shale Tax Would Hurt the State’s Economy   HARRISBURG – Rep. Sue Helm (R-Susquehanna Township) today issued the following statement after casting a dissenting vote on the Marcellus Shale severance tax, which passed the House by a vote of 104 to 94:   “I believe a fair natural gas severance tax may […]

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MSC Statement on the PA House Passed Severance Tax

MSC Statement on the PA House Passed Severance Tax Senate should consider alternative to House’s uncompetitive approach Canonsburg, Pa.– This evening, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a massive, uncompetitive new tax on the responsible development of clean-burning natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation, which has helped create nearly 88,000 jobs in Pennsylvania alone […]

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