Congressman Joins Carlisle Barracks To Greet ‘Warrior Ride’

Carol Kerr He was there when the twin towers were attacked on September 11, 2011, and he was there, in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now medically retired after a 28-year career as a military reservist and a 22-year veteran of the New York Police Department, he is there for wounded warriors like himself. Retired Sr. Master […]

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Fitzpatrick, Dent Disagree With Obama On Israel

Bucks County Courier Times Last Thursday, President Barack Obama embraced Palestinian terms for drawing the borders of their new nation next to a smaller Israel, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick called on the president to retract and reassess his policy for the Middle East. And again Sunday, just days after Obama outlined his vision for the changing […]

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U.S. Rep. Barletta Opens Field Office In Plains Township

Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Hazleton, has announced the opening of a Wilkes-Barre area office to serve constituents. Barletta’s office is located at 112 state Route 315, Plaza 315, Plains Township. The office, which will be open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., can be reached at 570-235-1420 and by fax […]

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Fitzpatrick Announces Legislation To Help Families Of First Responders

Bensalem Patch Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick today joined Bethann McIntosh to announce the introduction of H.R. 1668, the Danny McIntosh Emergency Medical Service Providers Protection Act. According to a release, the Act, named for Bethann’s husband, Danny, would extend Public Safety Officer Benefits to the families of volunteer emergency service personnel who die in the line […]

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We Shouldn’t Wait 20 Years

Congressman Joe Pitts Every homeowner knows the threat that termites play to a home, especially one with a wooden frame. When termites are discovered, the best thing to do is to get rid of the problem immediately. While the infestation could go on for months or years before the house would collapse, it is much […]

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Rep. Murphy Honored As A “Defender Of Children”

Representative Tim Murphy (PA-18) today was presented with the prestigious Defender of Children Award given by the First Focus Campaign for Children. The award is presented to members of Congress who show leadership and initiative toward improving the well-being of children, especially those most in need.

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Rep. Murphy, PA Delegation Meets With DEP Secretary Krancer

As part of the Republican congressional delegation’s commitment to continuing the safe development of Pennsylvania’s natural resources, members met Monday with the Commonwealth’s Acting Department of Environmental Protection Secretary (DEP) Michael Krancer. The briefing was part of the delegation’s effort to discuss federal and state actions to ensure safe exploration and transmission of natural gas.

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Congressman Barletta Addresses Current Situation In Egypt

WASHINGTON — 11th Congressional District Representative Lou Barletta released the following statement regarding the recent situation in Egypt. “Like so many in the 11th Congressional District, I have been closely following the ongoing events taking place in Egypt,” Barletta said. “I continue to hope for peace in the region, and though the ongoing crisis remains […]

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Thompson Questions President’s Commitment To Energy Security, Job Creation

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson participated in two of the first congressional oversight hearings of the 112th Congress under the new Republican-led majority. Thompson’s first hearing with the House Education & Workforce Committee, entitled “State of the American Workforce,” focused on the Administration’s efforts to grow the economy and support job creation. Among the […]

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Meehan Fields Advice In His New Role As Congressman

A large part of U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan’s new daily reality is the volume, date, and texture of his mail.The letters arrive by the thousands, all of them postmarked at least two weeks ago, all of them already opened, and all crinkly and crumbling. That’s because, since the anthrax scare of 2001, all mail to […]

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