PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs: 9/9

Politics PA Tom Corbett. The Governor has handled the recent weather emergencies well, and emerged as a leader doggedly tackling a non-partisan issue. Nothing says “I’m one of you,” like an elected official putting sandbags around his house. We wonder if the PA Dems would be so quick to criticize the “ReadyPA” ads today. As […]

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An Interview With Super-Committee Member Sen. Pat Toomey

Here’s the first super-committee interview with newly appointed member Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.). He’s a supply-sider and Tea Party backer with rather minimal expectations for the super committee, although he does believe IT can pick up another $1 trillion of budget cuts without raising taxes. KUDLOW: The House and Senate Republicans named their picks for […]

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Pat Toomey: Overzelous State Agency Threatens Pa. Jobs

Bucks County Courier Times Over the past six months I have traveled across Pennsylvania, and I have heard the same thing from farmers, manufacturers and job creators all across the commonwealth: Tell the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop breathing down our necks. These folks care about our environment and support reasonable standards, but they […]

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Pat Toomey Co-Sponsors Bill To Unlock Bypass Funding

The Daily Item U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., announced today that he has co-sponsored legislation to help clear the way for federal and state highway funding for the proposed Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway, a bypass around the Shamokin Dam and Hummels Wharf business districts. Toomey’s bill would repeal a ban on states using toll road […]

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Toomey’s Clout Emerges In Debt Talks—Lehigh Valley Senator Builds Consensus Among Tea Party Members, GOP Stalwarts Amid Stalemate

Allentown Morning Call Among his conservative Republicans colleagues, Pat Toomey is a visionary. The freshman senator from Zionsville foresaw this week’s debt stalemate within his first weeks on the job, penning an editorial in January and giving subsequent speeches about default while many freshmen were still mapping out how to get from their office to […]

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Mr. President, We Are Waiting For An Answer

Senator Pat Toomey Red State Blog Tuesday night, the House of Representatives offered President Obama a deal he should not refuse. And yet, the president seems intent on doing just that. For many months, President Obama and members of his administration have warned that failure to raise the debt limit will result in economic Armageddon. […]

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Pat Toomey: We Can’t Postpone Tough Choices

USA Today For months, President Obama’s administration demanded a clean increase in the government’s $14.3 trillion debt limit ceiling with no conditions attached. Despite a $1.4 trillion deficit for 2011 and the unsustainable fiscal trajectory we are now on, administration officials want to continue massive deficit spending. They have shrilly argued that failure to increase the […]

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Restore Fiscal Health, Grow U.S. Economy

Pat Toomey Allentown Morning Call As I traveled across Pennsylvania last year, I promised Pennsylvanians that I would dedicate myself to two key priorities in the U.S. Senate: restoring economic growth and private sector job creation, and putting our federal government on a sustainable fiscal path. These two goals are inextricably connected. We cannot maximize […]

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Toomey Opens Area’s First Senate Office

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat Republican Pat Toomey has opened what he says is the Johnstown area’s first-ever U.S. Senate office. The first-term senator, following through on a promise he made in March, announced Tuesday that his local office has been established at 1397 Eisenhower Blvd. in Richland Township. The office is located in the Richland Square III […]

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