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  1. Legislators react to Wolf's veto...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Times News

    Gov. Tom Wolf attacked the Legislature's Republican majority leaders on Tuesday as "the only thing standing between us and a real budget" as he vetoed the GOP's short-term spending plan, ensuring Pennsylvania state government will begin a fourth month locked in a stalemate. The first-term Democrat defended his veto as a choice between a sound, long-term fiscal path and a series of flawed, Washington, D.C.-style short-term fixes that neglect schools and deepen a deficit.


  2. Capuano is a Pats fan all the wayRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Boston Herald

    U.S. Rep. Michael E. Capuano believes in Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, and he's putting his money where his mouth is - or at least a free dinner. The Somerville Democrat said on Boston Herald Radio that he has a bet with Pennsylvania Congressman Michael F. Doyle, a Pittsburgh Steelers fan.


  3. Local Pa. Lawmakers Earn Distinctions For Support Of Environment, ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... tors that were recognized included Sen. Robert Casey, Rep. Robert Brady (D-1), Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-7), Rep. Michael Doyle (D-14), and Rep. Matthew Cartwright (D-17).


  4. Change adds exemption to abuse mandateRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Altoona Mirror

    The House approved an amendment to a background check bill Tuesday that left many close to the state's new child protection laws scratching their heads. The amendment, sponsored by Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, exempts employees at higher education institutions from the background check and child abuse clearance mandate so long as their position limits their contact with students to those no younger than 16. It's a puzzling choice given the genesis of the mandate, which was born out of a November 2012 list of recommendations from the Task Force on Child Protection - formed in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.


  5. Pa. House exempts more youth workers from background checksRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Pennsylvania House members voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to exempt more people from a state law that requires background checks for those who work with children. The 180-9 vote sent the Senate the proposal to limit the checks for volunteers and employees at schools, child care facilities and similar places to those who have direct and routine interaction with children.


  6. Michael Doyle: Two questions about Uni HillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Daily Camera

    There are two issues raised in the April 28 article, " Boulder leaders see progress on Uni Hill " I don't understand. First, with a need for new funding sources, why not institute a small district sales tax - on rents, food, beverage and merchandise - which is levied within a University Hill tax district? It would be paid by those who would be its immediate beneficiaries and provide the necessary cash flow to fund tangible improvements within the district.


  7. Amid Armenia's Troubled Past, U.S. Politicians Tread CarefullyRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | Groong

    AMID ARMENIA'S TROUBLED PAST, U.S. POLITICIANS TREAD CAREFULLY Macon Telegraph April 23 2015 By Michael Doyle WASHINGTON -- Ghostly Armenian remembrances haunt the nation's capital, heartbreaking, but often incomplete. An abandoned bank building stands empty downtown, the site of a long-planned Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial that's buried beneath spectacularly acrimonious litigation.


  8. 2,000 Volunteers Make Change Happen Across Pittsburgh Region As Part Of 14th Annual Comcast Cares DayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Freshnews

    On Saturday, April 25, more than 2,000 local Comcast NBCUniversal employees and their families, friends and community partners will "make change happen" as they volunteer to improve communities across the Greater Pittsburgh region as part of the 14 annual Comcast Cares Day. Projects will include the organization of a food pantry, revitalization of public parks, beautification of community centers and schools and various landscaping and cleanup efforts at more than a dozen sites.


  9. Police investigating 'powdery substance' in Rep. Doyle's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Politico

    Lieutenant Kimberly Schneider, the public information officer for the U.S. Capitol Police, said the Hazardous Incident Response Team responded to a report of a powdery substance in the Cannon House Office Building on Wednesday. The area has been closed to foot traffic.


  10. New Catholic Group Joins Fight for LGBT AcceptanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Advocate

    ... to describe gay people. The letter bore the signatures of two Pennsylvania congressmen, Matt Cartwright and Michael Doyle. Keystone is particularly focused on organizing in advance of the World Meeting of Families event, which Seufert sees as "an ...


  11. Fishing is improving in areaRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    Fishing in Pennsylvania has improved since John Arway was growing up, but fewer Pennsylvanians are taking part in the pastime. He reduced the price of a fishing license by $1, offered discounts to license-holders through baseball and NASCAR events and set aside two preseason days this spring when adults taking children fishing can cast for trout.


  12. Pa. boys: Penncrest shocks Penn Wood in district tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... and Penncrest pulled out a 56-53 upset. "He's provided a big lift off the bench all year," Penncrest coach Michael Doyle said. "For him to do that is huge." Ladd finished with eight points and played a key role in overtime, as all of Penncrest's ...


  13. Pa. House, Senate ready to tackle pension reformRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Citizens' Voice

    JIM DINO / TIMES-SHAMROCK Those attending Friday's legislative roundtable at Top of the 80s in Sugarloaf Township were, from left, Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-Butler Township; Rep. Jerry Knowles, R-Tamaqua; Rep. Mike Tobash, R-Pottsville; Dennis Gabel, MAEA board chairman; Darlene Robbins, MAEA president; Sen. John Gordner, R-Berwick; Sen. David Argall, R-Tamaqua and Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Lower Towamensing Township. Four House members and two senators expressed their opinions on the topic Friday as the Manufacturers and Employers Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania held its semi-annual legislative roundtable discussion at the Top of the 80s restaurant.