Toomey: Balanced Budget Possible In Next 10 Years (With Video)

Delaware County Times U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., discussed his proposal to balance the federal budget in 10 years during an editorial board meeting with the Delaware County Daily Times on Monday afternoon. “I think it’s a travesty that the federal government spent $3.6 trillion (last) year and we have no budget,” said Toomey, a […]

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Possible Do Not Text Registry

WDUQ People frustrated by text messaging ads might soon have an answer to their problem. Pennsylvania State Representative Seth Grove (R-Dover) introduced legislation amending the Telemarketer Registration Act to include text messages. Rep. Grove says the idea for the amendment came from his constituents. “I had a couple senior citizens come into the office. And […]

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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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