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What Happened to Pittsburgh Job Strength?

(April 10, 2014)--The Department of Labor and Industry recently released preliminary employment data for February. Unfortunately, the latest numbers for the Pittsburgh metro area are not very good, especially coming on the heels of last month's release of revised 2013 employment counts that ...

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Strong Showing for Corbett at PLC

PMA Newsletter

Governor Tom Corbett earned praise last Friday from the "dean" of the conservative movement in Pennsylvania. Emphasizing the administration's pro-growth efforts, Frederick W. Anton III told a crowded ballroom at the 25th annual ...

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Protect Our Kids from Predators

by PAT TOOMEY and JOE MANCHIN

April 9, 2014 12:00 AM
One-hundred thirty. That is the number of teachers across America who have been arrested for sexual misconduct since Jan. 1. That is more than one teacher for each day of the year so far.

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Westmoreland Watchman

THE WESTMORELAND WATCHMAN
A PUBLICATION OF THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY CONSERVATIVE COALITION
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VOLUME 6, NUMBER 4 ...

Posted on 9 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Township Officials to Gather in Hershey

April 9, 2014

Contact: Ginni Linn
Director of Communications
(717) 763-0930 (through April 11)
(717) 805-3588 (April 12-16; cellphone)
Township Conference Features Corbett,
Cawley, and Other State Officials

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Minimum Wage = Maximum Harm to Jobs

By, Stephen Bloom
State Representative, 199th District

Everybody deserves a chance to work for a living. Having a job, any job, is the most important factor in keeping people from falling into poverty and dependency. Jobs are the life-saving escape route for those who are poor or ...

Posted on 8 April 2014 Keep Reading...

The Politics of St. Paul

In Romans 13:1-7 the apostle Paul writes: "[A ruler] is the minister of God to thee for good" (v. 3); "Wherefore ye must needs be subject..." (v. 5); "...pay ye tribute [taxes]" (v. 6).

St. Paul seems to be saying that God ordains ...

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A Taxing Tale

President Obama's claim that "If you like your health care plan you can keep your health care plan" was dubbed by pundits as the 2013 lie of the year. Fast forward to this year's gubernatorial campaign and two lies are competing for top honors. Take your choice between: Governor Tom ...

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Wolf Continues to Lead Dem Gov Race

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 23rd year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania

Below are the highlights of the March 2014, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania Democratic voters. Complete results can be found at ...

Posted on 3 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Recent Presidents ~Religious Liberty

American presidents have played a major role in fostering religious liberty at home and abroad. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison strongly supported the separation of church and state and freedom of worship. Washington used his enormous influence as both commander in chief and ...

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