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Saturday Jul 26 | Times News

Residents voice frustration over flood...

So much so that a crowd of about 35 residents came out to voice their displeasure with the situation before borough council on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, FEMA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times Leader

Local fire company gets Homeland Security grant

The Laflin Borough Volunteer Fire Company has been awarded a $20,634 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help purchase 10 sets of outer protective clothing, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, FEMA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Pocono Record

Tunkhannock Township Volunteer Fire Company gets $133,000 grant

The Tunkhannock Township Volunteer Fire Company in Long Pond will have another tool for fighting wildfires, thanks to a $133,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Democratic challenger shows the money in congressional race

Despite facing daunting odds against winning, Democratic congressional candidate Scott Brion showed fundraising strength in the last two months in his bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino.

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Related Topix: US News, Don Sherwood, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Lou Barletta, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Free Republic

Deputy AG to Look into ‘Circumstances’ Surrounding Missing Lois Lerner E-mails

Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee Wednesday that he plans to investigate the Internal Revenue Service's delay in notifying other agencies about the missing emails of former IRS official Lois Lerner.

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Related Topix: Tax, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Times News

Take a look at voting records

I am writing to point out my concerns about the performance of our local congressmen in Carbon County in response to their voting records on retiree issues.

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Related Topix: Carbon County, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Lou Barletta

Fri Jul 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

4 Reasons This Has Been A Good Week For People Getting Conned By Predatory Lenders

When low-income people struggle to make ends meet, predatory payday loans are often their only option.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Representative Steve Cohen, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Barletta deserves praise for immigration stand

I watched U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's press conference online and your recent editorial "Suffer the children coming to Hazleton" couldn't be further off the mark.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Congressman joins striking nurses at Wilkes-Barre hospital

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright joined striking registered nurses on the picket line outside Wilkes-Barre General Hospital on Monday as they loudly chanted, "Day four, ready for more!" Shouting in a bullhorn, Mr. Cartwright, D-17, Moosic, charged officials from the for-profit hospital owned by Franklin, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems are ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Moosic, PA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Bennington Banner

House passes Welch legislation advancing energy efficiency in schools

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Peter Welch's bipartisan legislation to encourage schools administrators to make cost-saving energy efficiency upgrades.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, Department of Energy

National Review Online

Eli Lehrer: It's Time for a Conservative Global Warming Agenda

Rather than falling back on the claim that global warming isn't a problem, conservatives should take a page from liberals' playbook and use the issue to pursue policies they already favor.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Times-Tribune

Check disbursed to revitalize West Scranton park

A group of area nonprofits received some much-needed help to turn a dusty West Side lot into a center of community culture.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pennsylvania, University of Scranton, Moosic, PA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

US News & World Report

America's Cheap and Quality Water Supply Could Be in Peril

Last month's news that Americans will need to pay more for water comes at an interesting time, just as summer season commences and community pools populate.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Pocono Record

Cartwright, Moylan to meet in debate

U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-17, and Republican challenger David Moylan, the Schuylkill County coroner, have agreed to participate in two debates before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Schuylkill County, PA, Pittston, PA

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