PA GOP Statement On Congressman Jim Gerlach’s Decision To Not Seek Reelection

HARRISBURG — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Congressman Jim Gerlach’s decision to not seek reelection in the 2014 election cycle. “Pennsylvania is a better place because of Congressman Jim Gerlach’s service. Throughout his time in Congress, Jim Gerlach has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of his constituents […]

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Rep. Joe Pitts Takes Aim On Horse Doping

Lancaster Inteligencer An investigation into the horse racing industry recently revealed that an average of 24 horses drop dead each week at racetracks across the country. Joe Pitts is trying to put a stop to that. The Republican congressman, who represents Lancaster County in Washington, said Friday he is eager to pass federal legislation that […]

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Pa. Bill Would Extend Honor To Tomb Guard

Alfred Lubrano Philadelphia Inquirer Pasquale Varallo had always feared cemeteries. Then, when he was serving in the Army in 1948, he was assigned to, of all places, Arlington National Cemetery, where he guarded the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At 2 o’clock one winter morning, Varallo, now 82 and living in Fox Chase, was on […]

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Meehan: Where’s The Accountability?

Philadelphia Inquirer U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan, a Delaware County Republican, ripped into the Obama administration responses to a series of controversies today, asking “where does the accountability begin?” Lives and constitutional rights are at stake, he argued. Meehan, questioning current and former IRS officials at a House hearing on the agency’s enhanced scrutiny of conservative […]

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Rep. Joe Pitts: What Happened To The First Amendment?

Rep. Joe Pitts Pottstown Mercury Some of our most cherished freedoms are contained in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In order, the amendment protects our rights to freedom of religion, freedom of speech and of the press, and the freedom of assembly. Actions by the President’s administration are chipping away at each one […]

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Obamacare Will Severely Impact Seniors

Rep. Bill Shuster Johnstown Tribune-Democrat As we approach summer, we get closer to 2014 and the dreaded launch of Obamacare. We still face major uncertainty in how this massive takeover of health care will actually work. Families and small businesses in the 9th District don’t know what to expect and fear the worst. Half of […]

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Pitts Told That Affordable Care Act Stymies Small Businesses

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal In the past, Jeffrey Zimmerman wouldn’t have thought twice about recruiting new employees to keep pace with business growth. But things have changed. Instead of increasing the size of his staff at Mar-Allen Concrete in Ephrata, he has spent hours wading through what he says is a confusing, incomplete and unclear bureaucratic […]

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Lancaster County Republican Party Holds Spring Banquet

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal The head of the Pennsylvania GOP on Thursday urged his fellow Republicans to be optimistic about the party’s future and called on them to remain true to their core beliefs. “We’ll keep reaching out to people as we move forward, and they will see that we have it right,” Rob Gleason told […]

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Kelly Effort Praised

Butler Eagle Kudos to Congressman Mike Kelly for taking the lead in the House of Representatives and keeping this country out of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. Had it been implemented, this treaty would have led to us losing our 2nd Amendment rights. We would have been subject to governing by the U.N. regarding […]

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