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New faces seek Pocono state legislative seats -
There is a crowded field of newcomers in this year's groundbreaking election to represent Monroe County in the state Legislature.
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Senate passes flood insurance reform legislation
Legislation that would reduce huge flood insurance increases for homeowners cleared the Senate on Thursday.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
House panel weighs costs of online sales tax
The House Judiciary Republicans are weighing the costs of a system that would allow states to collect sales tax on online purchases.
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No free ride for Cartwright as candidates file for election
Three Republicans will vie for the right to face Democratic U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright in the race to represent Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and neighboring areas in Congress.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Scott Brion seeks to unseat Rep. Marino
Democrat Scott Brion is poised to challenge incumbent Tom Marino for the Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District election following Tuesday's primary filing deadline.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rep Marino in the Daily Item: 'Russia's imperialist...
In case you missed it, The Daily Item earlier this week printed a story including comments from U.S. Representative Tom Marino on the ongoing situation in Ukraine.
House passes Marino's RAPID Act with bipartisan support
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2641, the Responsibly and Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2013 , sponsored by Representative Tom Marino .
Troiano announces run for Congress
Since Nick Troiano's days of civic ventures at Delaware Valley High School, Class of 2007, he has found his way in Washington, D.C., and beyond.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Two more energy bills advance in the House
Members of the House have voted to advance two energy bills, including one that puts timelines on environmental reviews on energy projects.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
House passes Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act , sponsored by Representative Michael Grimm .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Cold snap prompts wave of energy bills
Republican leaders in the House next week will call up several energy bills that Majority Leader Eric Cantor said are a response to the rising cost of heating people's homes.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New US House bill would require drug testing for pharma employees
Pharma industry employees and wholesalers with access to narcotic APIs would be subject to background checks and drug testing under new proposals being considered in the US.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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Former Youth Leader for Unity '08 and Americans Elect Likely to ...
Nick Troiano, 24, has set up an exploratory committee for a possible independent race for U.S. House in Pennsylvania's 10th district.
Young Alum Considers Run for Congress
Nick Troiano , at a 2013 rally for The Can Kicks Back, is exploring a congressional run for Pennsylvania's 10th district Twenty Georgetown alumni currently serve in Congress, 16 of whom were either elected or re-elected in the November 2012 election cycle.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Pike 24-year-old considers run for US rep seat
Pike County resident Nick Troiano, 24, is exploring running for the U.S. House of Representatives as an independent candidate for the 10th Congressional District.
Secessionist rhetoric in Tea Party ranks is disturbing: PennLive letters
When the Tea Party wave came to Washington - 87 entered the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections of 2010, including locals Tom Marino and Lou Barletta - they came not to change government but to end it.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Congressmen Issue Statements On Proposed EPA Standards
Count on Coal today released the following statements from Pennsylvania Congressmen Lou Barletta, Tom Marino, Tim Murphy, Keith Rothfus and Glenn "GT" Thompson, and regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's comment period on its proposed New Source Performance Standard.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Marino, Blackburn introduce legislation to combat prescription drug abuse, ensure patient access
Yesterday, U.S. Representative Tom Marino introduced H.R. 4069, the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014 , to help prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion and ensure patient access to necessary medications by creating a more collaborative partnership between drug manufacturers, wholesalers, retail pharmacies and ... (more)
M. Smithfield graphic artist bids for Marino's seat
Monroe County graphic artist and designer Adam Rodriguez of Middle Smithfield Township has announced he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for the seat occupied by Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Race for US representative heats up -
A Monroe County graphic artist and designer has announced that he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for the seat occupied by Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Marino.