PAGOP Reads: Blue Slips Become Issue in Senate

  Written By: Paul Engelkemier, PoliticsPA Date: July 11, 2017 “Republicans at the national and state level are targeting Democratic Senators who have been withholding “blue slips” and preventing federal appeals court nominees from moving forward in the Senate. ” “Senator Bob Casey is one of the Senators who has been withholding his blue slip on […]

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PAGOP Reads: Record Number of Americans Employed in June

  Written By: Ali Meyer Date: July 7, 2017 “The number of employed Americans hit a record high of 153,168,000 in June, according to latest numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.” “There were 245,000 more Americans who gained employment over the month and more individuals joined the labor force as well.”     […]

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PAGOP Reads: Pat Toomey is saving Medicaid- here’s how

  Written By: David N. Taylor, PennLive Date: June 30, 2017 “Toomey is giving us the unvarnished truth and is saving Medicaid as he does so.” “He is also living up to promises he made to Pennsylvanians: repealing and replacing Obamacare and putting our safety net programs on a sustainable fiscal path.”

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PAGOP Reads: Today: In the Trump Era, Republicans 4, Democrats 0

  Written By: Davan Maharaj, LA Times Date: June 21, 2017 “The most expensive congressional race in American history came to an end Tuesday with Republican Karen Handel defeating Democrat Jon Ossoff. Handel fills a seat vacated by fellow Georgia Republican Tom Price, now President Trump’s secretary of Health and Human Services.”  

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PAGOP Reads: Meet The Capitol Police Officers Who Stopped the Alexandria Gunman

  Written By: Cowgirl, Blue Lives Matter Date: June 15, 2017 “Three Capitol police officers, Crystal Griner, David Bailey and Henry Cabrera, are being praised for their heroic actions and selfless bravery in taking down James Hodgkinson, the gunman who was intent on a massacre at a Republican Congressional baseball practice, according to CBS News.”   […]

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PAGOP Reads: First New Coal Mine of Trump Era Opens in Pennsylvania

  Written By: Associated Press, Fox News Insider Date: June 10, 2017 “President Trump lauded the opening of the nation’s first new coal mine in recent memory. Corsa Coal Company will operate the mine in Somerset County, Pa. – outside of Pittsburgh. Corsa CEO George Dethlefsen said the mine will be a boon to the […]

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