Pa. bill moves toward OK

Tribune-Review HARRISBURG — Democrats are running into staunch Republican resistance in their attempts to stop a Pennsylvania House bill to require all voters to show certain photo identification before their ballot could be counted. The bill was expected to pass today once majority Republicans defeated various Democratic-penned amendments on Monday. The Republican bill would give […]

Corbett aims to capitalize on Pittsburgh region’s accolades

Tribune-Review Gov. Tom Corbett will visit France and Germany on the first trade mission of his administration with a delegation that includes Pittsburgh business and tourism executives to rally interest and investment in Pennsylvania. Under a marketing effort dubbed “Best of the World Pittsburgh Partnership,” Corbett announced the trip during a news conference on Friday […]

Governor’s tours

Governor Tom Corbett had a busy week as he continued his travels around the Commonwealth, talking to citizens and businesses about his 2012-2013 proposed budget. Governor Corbett visited Wiwinco Vinyl Windows in Berks County and discussed how his pro-jobs, pro-growth agenda will help Pennsylvania families and businesses. Click here for more information about Governor Corbett’s […]

Pat Toomey helps write jobs bill

Colby Itkowitz, Morning Call WASHINGTON — Late last year U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., joined three Democrats in writing three separate but related bills intended to make it simpler for small businesses and startups to access money. On Thursday, the U.S. House, in a rare showing of bipartisanship, passed legislation that included versions of Toomey’s […]

Rep. Kelly Calls on President Obama to Include Coal in Energy Policy

On March 7, Rep. Kelly sent a letter to President Obama calling for a comprehensive energy policy that recognizes the critical role that coal plays in meeting our nation’s vast energy needs. The letter was signed by 11 other members of Congress, including the chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Hal Rogers, and members […]

Regina Smith announces for PA Representative District 3

March 8 2012: Regina Smith announced her candidacy today for the Pennsylvania Legislature in the 3rd District today, in front of enthusiastic supporters.  She stressed her experience in the senatorial office of Jane Earll and her fiscal conservative credentials which she hopes to bring to Harrisburg. At the same her role as a a working […]

State Senate passes voter ID bill

Tribune Review – Brad Bumsted HARRISBURG — The Republican-controlled Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved a House bill to require Pennsylvania voters to show photo identification before they can vote. Supporters, including Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware County, said the measure will “protect the integrity of the electoral process.” Detractors such as Sen. Vincent Hughes, […]