Teen Driving Bill Sponsored By State Rep. Kathy Watson Passes In House

Montgomery News House Bill 9, sponsored by state Rep. Kathy Watson, R-144, that aims to make the state’s roads and highways safer was passed by the House May 10 in a 175-21 vote. “Two of the greatest safety concerns on our highways are young drivers who are distracted and who do not have the experience […]

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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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Obama’s Hostility To Israel Continues

Ed Koch Real Clear Politics Not since 1973 and the Yom Kippur War when Egypt and Syria — with logistical help from other Arab countries — joined forces in an attempt to crush Israel has the survival of Israel been in question. Today, however, Israel is in danger. In 70 AD, the Jewish nation was sold into slavery […]

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Election Picture Sharpens For GOP

Wall Street Journal The race for the Republican presidential nomination gained some long-awaited clarity Sunday when Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels ended months of speculation with an early-morning email alerting supporters that he won’t run. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, meanwhile, announced his candidacy in a video Sunday night and said he plans to begin his […]

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Students Discuss Government With Legislators

Warren Times Observer Diploma program students made a two-day trip to Harrisburg recently to learn about Pennsylvania State government. Students also toured the capital and met with Sen. Joe Scarnati, Sen. Mary Jo White and Rep. Kathy Rapp. Students were able to ask questions how Pennsylvania government works. They learned about current issues like Marcellus […]

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Linda Kelly Approved As PA Attorney General

Scott Detrow Newsworks The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously confirmed Linda Kelly as the state’s attorney general. The 50-0 vote makes Kelly the first female attorney general since the post became an elected office in 1981. Kelly spent the bulk of her career in the Pittsburgh U.S. Attorney’s office, where she served as Tom Corbett’s chief […]

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Obamacare Repeal Means Waivers For Everybody

Grace-Marie Turner Washington Examiner Can’t we all just get a waiver from Obamacare? Unfortunately not, but the list of people applying is getting longer by the day. There are now 1,372 companies, labor unions and states that have applied for and been granted waivers from an early provision of the law that says health policies […]

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President Obama Throws Israel Under The Palestinian Bus

Washington Examiner President Obama stirred up a hornets’ nest when he declared during his highly anticipated Middle East speech Thursday that Israel’s borders should be based on the pre-1967 lines. He added enough caveats to render his demand unattainable from a practical standpoint, but, as a matter of political and strategic perception, Obama has inflicted […]

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Four More Dollars?

Pete Du Pont Wall Street Journal The Obama administration wants energy to be scarcer and costlier. The U.S. Treasury reports that the federal government ran up $870 billion in red ink in the first seven months of this fiscal year. That is $70 billion, or 9%, higher than at the same point in fiscal 2010, […]

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