Category: Politics

PA’s unemployment rate remains below national average

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Pennsylvania’s August’s unemployment numbers. “Under Governor Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate remains lower than the national average,” Gleason said. “When Governor Corbett took office, he was faced with a $4.2 billion budget deficit and an unemployment rate above 8 percent….

Joe Sestak touts extreme liberal agenda in Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the PA Democrat Party’s Jefferson Jackson Dinner. “Joe Sestak’s extreme liberal platform hasn’t changed since the voters rejected him nearly four years ago,” Gleason said “During his time in Washington, Joe Sestak helped President Obama push through his agenda of…

Gore should welcome open inquiry

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Reporters must be free to ask any questions they like By Tom Harris Starting at noon Eastern Time on Tuesday, former Vice President Al Gore will be presenting his fourth annual ‘24 Hours of Reality.’ Broadcast to millions of people, the event is “dedicated to sparking action on climate change.”

SVC to present Constitution Day lecture

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LATROBE, PA — Saint Vincent College Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will observe Constitution Day with a lecture by Michael Meyerson (pictured) at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the performing arts center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus…

Ed Rendell fundraises for third term

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding news that former Governor Ed Rendell is taking part in a Bucks County fundraiser for his third term. While actually a fundraiser for Rendell’s former chief tax collector and protégé, multi-millionaire Secretary Tom Wolf, it’s clear Ed Rendell hopes…