Trade Talk for July 9
Trade Talk showcases the businesses in the midstate and the people who make them work.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Blackout: lawmakers seek to protect electrical grid
Rep. Scott Perry says he's concerned about a threat many people have never experienced, an electromagnetic pulse that could render everything relying on electricity useless for days, weeks, or even months.
Congressional panel should restore gutted travel disclosure rule: Editorial
Last week, the U.S. House Ethics Committee quietly gutted a key provision of lobbying law requiring members of Congress to reveal travel paid for by lobbyists on their annual financial disclosure forms.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Area Congressmen: Bring back report on lobbyist-funded trips
U.S. Rep. Scott Perry is among the local Congressmen in favor of resurrecting a report on which lawmakers reported trips that were paid for by lobbyists.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Bill to split conventional, shale well rules added to companion bill to state budget
A proposal to split apart regulations for the traditional and shale gas drilling industries has been inserted into amendments to the fiscal code, a crucial companion bill to the state budget that lawmakers are rushing to finish.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Democrats Focus On Governor's Race, Rebuilding
There are four statewide offices on November's ballot, and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.
The Miami Herald
Democrats focus on governor's race, rebuilding
There are four statewide offices on November's ballot and the Florida Democratic Party is essentially conceding two of them.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Another 12-cent gas tax? York County drivers fed up
As York County residents grapple with already high gas prices, they're not looking forward to a proposed gas tax becoming law.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Volvo opens North American Customer Center
On Monday, officials ranging from Franklin County and Washington lawmakers, the Swedish Ambassador to the United States, and high-level Volvo management officially opened their new North American Customer Center at their Shippensburg manufacturing site.
Republican Congressional delegates from Pennsylvania back effort to keep EPA from expanding oversight over waterways
Republican Congressional lawmakers from Pennsylvania seek to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from expanding its oversight over waterways.
The Town Talk
Commentary: Politics, not technology, Mars hurdle
WASHINGTON -- Tackling in-space propulsion, oxygen recycling and radiation protection is daunting enough.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Would-Be Whips Woo GOP Conservatives, Reassure Moderates
Candidates for House GOP majority whip are pushing their cases hard in the last hours of the race, each promising to heal a party scarred by infighting and at the same time wrangle the Republican Conference into a united voting bloc.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
Replacing Perry in Texas House District 83 seat could come down to party leaders
Although Rep. Charles Perry plans to run in the special election in Senate District 28 - after longtime incumbent Robert Duncan resigns to become chancellor of the Texas Tech University System - it will likely be Republican Party officials from each of the seven counties in the district who will choose Perry's replacement on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Next 25 Articles
On this blog earlier today, Molly Wharton noted that it was Bush 41's birthday. Carl Cannon has a note on the man too.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Veterans watch as Iraq teeters on the brink
"Going out across the desert I remember the feelings that you have, wondering if you're going to make it out alive," Rep. Scott Perry told National Journal .
Rep Perry Thurston: Investigate Fair Districts Foul Play
Representative Perry Thurston called on Pam Bondi Thursday to investigate the potentially criminal activity that has come to light during the Fair Districts trial in Tallahassee.
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Animal advocates seek ban on leaving pets in hot cars
More than 35,000 people all over the globe have signed the online petitions of Nicole Mong of York and Valerie Burgess of Factoryville.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Congress's Iraq Vets Helplessly Watch Their Gains Lost
"What was the point of all that?" Perry asks of U.S. action as Mosul and Tikrit fall to extremists.