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Committee Continues Search for Ways to Save School and Municipal Tax Dollars

Sep 27, 2013 No Comments by

HARRISBURG – The House Labor and Industry Committee will hold the last in a series of four hearings on Pennsylvania’s outdated prevailing wage law in Williamsport Thursday, Sept. 26.  The committee will meet from 1-4 p.m. in Williamsport City Hall, …

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2014 Gubernatorial Candidate Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski Announces Major Staff Editions

Sep 16, 2013 No Comments by


Allentown, Pa.  – Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, who recently announced that he is running for governor of Pennsylvania in 2014, announced key additions to his campaign staff today.

Pawlowski has hired Fleck Consulting, Inc., led by Michael and Alison Fleck …

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Peifer, Brown to Host Senior Citizens Expo Sept. 6

Aug 13, 2013 No Comments by

HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Monroe/Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invite area senior citizens and their families to a Senior Citizens Expo on Friday, Sept. 6.

The expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the

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Brown Announces Free Assistance for Veterans Available on Aug. 8

Aug 06, 2013 No Comments by

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Pike/Monroe) announced that she is hosting free veterans assistance and federal assistance hours throughout the month of August at her East Stroudsburg district office, 696 Seven Bridge Road, Suite 101, to assist area residents …

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House Labor and Industry Committee to Hold Hearing on New Adoption Process for Statewide Commercial Building Codes

Aug 05, 2013 No Comments by

WHAT: Rep. Mario Scavello (R-Monroe), chairman of the House Labor and Industry Committee, will hold a public hearing on legislation (House Bill 1209) to create a new adoption process for statewide commercial building codes.

WHO: Scavello and members of the …

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GOP officials in Lancaster and Dauphin counties hold their tongue and help to engineer Harrisburg bailout

Aug 05, 2013 No Comments

by Bill Keisling

It’s something to see Republican Party officials in Pennsylvania turning their backs on free-market capitalism and supporting a government bailout of Harrisburg and its creditors.

The deal relies heavily on state subsidies involving the price of the …

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Brown Appointed to Serve as Deputy Policy Chairman for 2013-14 Legislative Session

May 28, 2013 No Comments

Harrisburg, PA – Charged with closely reviewing policy issues impacting the Commonwealth, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) today announced she was recently appointed to serve as deputy policy chairman during the 2013-14 legislative session.

“I am honored and pleased to …

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