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  1. Congress passes Farm Bill that benefits Central Coast regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill - the Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday - that includes a number of bipartisan provisions that will benefit the Central Coast plus a historic move to allow hemp production. It next goes to President Trump for signing.

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  2. Original Martin factory added to National Register of Historic PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... by the Borough of Nazareth, PA State Senator Mario Scavello, U. S. Congressman Matt Cartwright, and U. S. Senator Bob Casey. The Board reviews the nomination, considering whether or not it meets the criteria for evaluation and recommending a level ...

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  3. Attack on votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Citizens' Voice

    Democrats apparently learned a lesson from 2016 and asserted themselves in several states that Donald Trump surprisingly carried en route to the presidency. Democrats won all of the statewide races in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan.

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  4. Do Pa. Sens. Casey, Toomey hold the keys to criminal justice reform? | Monday Morning CoffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | PennLive.com

    It's been a pretty good year for criminal justice reform in Pennsylvania. State lawmakers passed, and Gov. Tom Wolf signed, so-called 'clean slate' legislation giving nonviolent offenders a second chance at employment.

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  5. Pa. senators hold the key to federal prison reform | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Philly.com

    Pennsylvania has been a leader in bipartisan criminal justice reform, having enacted " Clean Slate" legislation this year that will seal certain types of criminal records for those who have served their time and proved they are making the most of their second chance. Now it's time for the commonwealth's senators to show that same kind of leadership in Washington.

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  6. Our Opinion: You can make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Times Observer

    It's at this time of year that we usually hear about well-to-do folks wishing to spread holiday cheer by paying off all the layaway bills at retail establishments or other similar grand expenditures aimed at helping those without abundant wealth. For those who have the means to do so, that's a wonderful way to make a difference in the lives of people whose budgets may be stretched too tightly.

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  7. Seen at the Pennsylvania SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Philadelphia Public Record

    STATE SEN. Sharif Street, L, joined Attorney General Josh Shapiro and political consultant Dawn Chavous at one affair.

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  8. Pols on the Street: One Ag Takes on AnotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Philadelphia Public Record

    COMMITTEE of Seventy hosted a panel discussion featuring two illustrious out-of-state governors: Democrat John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Republican John Kasich of Ohio. Among attendees at the affairs were, L-R, State Sen. Anthony Williams, Melissa Heller and Philadelphia Regional Port Authority Chairman Jerry Sweeney.

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  9. Dem 2020 race: subtract two, add twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | American Thinker

    If you thought the 2016 GOP presidential candidate field was large, just wait for the 2020 Democrats. Some observers of the ongoing process believe that "20 or 30" candidates are in the mix already, although few believe that when things shake out, there will be that many.

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  10. Our Opinion: Elites blocking reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Times Observer

    Recently, a group of migrants near Tijuana, Mexico, rushed through border fencing and attempted to enter the United States near San Diego. Tear gas was fired by Border Patrol agents, and most of the migrants turned back.

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  11. Our Opinion: Not the timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Times Observer

    After several years in which it appeared instances of coal miners' pneumoconiosis - black lung - were decreasing, the disease seems to be making a comeback in our region of the country. Now is not the time to phase out a federal program intended to help victims.

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  12. Our Opinion: A good manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Times Observer

    When former President George H.W. Bush passed away Friday, he left a legacy with much to recommend it. It is of a kinder, gentler nation fully capable of using an iron fist.

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  13. Senate Aging Committee report details ways to improve guardianship systemRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Warwickonline.com

    Just days ago, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held an afternoon hearing in the Senate Dirksen Office Building to alert Congress to appalling stories gathered across the nation regarding abusive guardianships that are taking advantage of vulnerable older adults.

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  14. Republicans embraced Trump's immigration scare tactics and paid a high political priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | USA Today

    The wreckage of the Republican embrace of Trumpism is everywhere. Voters want solutions and are tired of strategies that divide the electorate.

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  15. Food stamp work plan thwartedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Altoona Mirror

    A plan to add work requirements for the SNAP food assistance program - still commonly called food stamps - was cut out of a congressional deal this week, despite support from several local Congress members. Both chambers of Congress have been sparring over their versions of a new farm bill, the periodic pieces of legislation that allow spending on agricultural programs.

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  16. In Manhattan, a bit of the shine goes off the Pennsylvania Society's apple | AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | PennLive.com

    For state Rep. Bryan Cutler, there's one immediately noticeable difference about his rare jaunt to Midtown Manhattan for one of official Pennsylvania's most cherished -- and faintly ridiculous - rites of winter. "My calendar isn't mine anymore," said Cutler, a Lancaster County Republican who will become the state House GOP's floor leader when the new legislative session starts in January.

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  17. At Pennsylvania Society, talk of bipartisanship, brotherhood ... and baconRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Philly.com

    For the second year in a row, Pennsylvania's political elite got dolled up and came to Manhattan for the state's biggest bash -though the weekend found some meandering through the countless soirees and receptions feeling disconnected from the glamour of years past, when the event was anchored in the marbled halls of the Waldorf Astoria. Still, this year's Pennsylvania Society, as the annual trek to Manhattan for elected officials, lobbyists, and others is called, managed to combine some intrigue - will Sen. Bob Casey really wade into the 2020 presidential election ? - along with more farcical moments, such as the presence of a blow-up photo booth at one of the more raucous late-night parties.

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  18. a A great Americana : York GOP, Dems join in mourning BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | York Dispatch

    George H.W. Bush's death spurred condolences and emotional tributes from elected officials - even those whose politics differed from those of the former president. 'A great American': York GOP, Dems join in mourning Bush George H.W. Bush's death spurred condolences and emotional tributes from elected officials - even those whose politics differed from those of the former president.

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  19. Casey "considering" 2020 bid, yet to form exploratory committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | WENY

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey has confirmed he is considering a run for president, but has not yet formed an exploratory committee in the process. Washington Correspondent Matt Knoedler asked the question directly to Sen. Casey during a one-on-one interview on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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  20. Pa.'s pols again flock to NYC for annual weekend bashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Philly.com

    U.S. Sen. Bob Casey's political future will be among the topics on the minds of politicians and supporters at this weekend's annual Pennsylvania Society gala in New York. With midterm elections over, and a crop of fresh new faces on Pennsylvania's political scene, this year's annual weekend of schmoozing and networking in New York City - ironically called the Pennsylvania Society - will be all about jostling for the spotlight.

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