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August 13th Ups and Downs

GOP county commissioners accuse a GOP state Senator of creating “unnecessary chaos,” new population data is released from the U.S. Census Bureau, plus a GOP congressman is encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. All of that and more are in this week’s Ups and Downs.

August 13th, 2021 | Posted in Editorial, Features, Front Page Stories, Sticky, Top Stories | 4 Comments

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August 12th Playbook

A majority of the Democrats running for U.S. Senate in 2022 are touting the bipartisan infrastructure bill, while a majority of Republicans in the race are criticizing the legislation. Here is the Playbook.

August 12th, 2021 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | 1 Comment

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August 11th Playbook

U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visited the Lehigh Valley on Tuesday, while Sens. Bob Casey and Pat Toomey split on the infrastructure bill. Here is the Playbook.

August 11th, 2021 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Playbook, Top Stories | 3 Comments

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Casey, Toomey Split on Infrastructure Bill

Sen. Bob Casey Casey voted in favor of the $1 trillion bill and lauded its passage as a “vital… investment in American communities” that is “long overdue,” while Sen. Pat Toomey voted against the bill and said it is “‘too expensive, too expansive, and too unpaid for.”

August 10th, 2021 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | 4 Comments