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Toomey has helped block the Bring Jobs Home Act: PennLive letters
I'm really disappointed that U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey recently filibustered the Bring Jobs Home Act for the second time.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Carbon County veteran is trying to bring USS Independence to Philadelphia
A Navy vet from Carbon County is trying to bring Independence to Philadelphia; that's the USS Independence, a decommissioned aircraft carrier slated to be dismantled.
Why is SeaWorld giving political money to Pennsylvania lawmakers?
It was billed as "the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits" - and it woke a lot of people up.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Past '40 Under 40' Honorees Are Still Changing The World
Since 2009 The Advocate has been profiling some of the best and brightest members of the LGBT community.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Wolf criticized for latest ad
The Republican Party of Pennsylvania is criticizing Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, for a television ad that references the bipartisan transportation bill signed last year by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Barrar seeking mental health solutions for vets
With the Pentagon reporting 150 confirmed and suspected suicides taking place among active duty troops in the Army in 2013, clearly additional and/or improved mental health services are needed for our men and women in uniform, and Rep. Stephen Barrar , chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Services Committee, is seeking solutions.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Lower Student-Loan Interest Rates
Financial experts have warned that student debt is hurting economic growth, but a measure to relieve the burden failed in the U.S. Senate in June.
Yo, Corbett. Yo, Wolf. We got yer numbers
And I realize efforts to claw toward the truth of complex issues can lose readers.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Corbett Calls For Amish Mafia To End
See, this is a scene from Amish Mafia , a Discovery Channel reality show about Amish who violently defend their culture and religion.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Centre Daily Times
U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson pushes mental health aid for vets
The Mental Evaluation Parity for Service Members Act has been championed by both Republican Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township.
PA-Sen: Uncovering Pat Toomey's (R) Weekly Newsletter, 8/11/14
Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party regarding Wall Street's favorite Tea Party Senator, Pat Toomey .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
For Latinos in Pa., Toomey doesn't have a good record: PennLive letters
I thought it was hypocritical of Sen. Toomey to express concerns for issues that face Latinos during a recent event at The Union League of Philadelphia after he's repeatedly voted against their interests.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Erie Times News
Toomey vote clarified
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., voted July 31 for a bill that keeps the Highway Trust Fund solvent until May 2015.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Group: Energy efficiency firms ready for EPA carbon rules
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey talks with Dr. Edgar J. Kenton III, Co-Director of the Neurosciences Center and Director of Neurology at Gesinger Medical Center in Danville, by way of a live video stream on Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale.
VA clinic set to open in Honesdale
BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey talks with Dr. Edgar J. Kenton III, co-director of the Neurosciences Center and director of neurology at Gesinger Medical Center, by way of a video stream at Wayne Memorial Hospital.
Danville opposes Clean Water Act expansion
The borough of Danville has approved a resolution opposing the expansion of federal control under the Clean Water Act.
People are policy: GOP Whip lets lobbyist choose his staff
After the untimely demise of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, deputy whip, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise was elevated to majority whip- the guy responsible for moving the GOP's legislative agenda forward.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Toomey blasts a excessive regulationsa during town meeting
Nika Anschuetz, a communications major at Waynesburg University, chats with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey following the senator's town meeting Tuesday in the Stover Campus Center.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
GovTrack: Medical marijuana bill has 3 percent chance
Federal legislation that would reclassify marijuana extracts to treat epileptic seizures has an 8 percent chance of clearing the committee level and a 3 percent chance of passing, according to GovTrack.us , a non-partisan government transparency website.
The Onion satirizes Sen. Toomey and corporate contributions
The Onion made Senator Pat Toomey its latest satirical victim when it targeted his general opposition to environmental measures that may lessen energy production or harm jobs in that sector.