Update on HR 38- National Reciprocity

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U.S. House Judiciary Passes Nationwide CCW Legis (HR 38) – 19-11 Thank you for all your hard work in reaching out to Congressmen regarding National Concealed Carry Reciprocity (HR 38)!! There is great news to report in that the House Judiciary Committee today passed, by a 19-11 vote, the National Reciprocity, Constitutional Carry-friendly, legislation – […]

Rural Democrats, left for dead, see an opening in Pennsylvania

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WASHINGTON, Pa. — On Sunday, as Democrats drove south from Pittsburgh’s suburbs to this city for a nominating convention, a garish billboard reminded them why they were having a special congressional election. Eight-term Republican Tim Murphy, who resigned in October after telling a mistress to terminate a possible pregnancy, has been commemorated beside Interstate 79 […]

Referendum on November 7 Ballot

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This Tuesday voters will cast ballots not only for local council members, school board positions and statewide judges but also a referendum to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution. Currently the Pennsylvania Constitution allows local taxing authorities to exclude from taxation 50% of the median, or average, value of a homestead property within a taxing district.  HB1285 […]

Update on the Special Election for the 18th Congressional Seat

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Chris Potter of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports of “stampede of candidates seeking to replace” Congressman Murphy’s 18th district seat and this is arguably an accurate statement. From the Republican Party, Senator Guy Reschenthaler, Representative Rick Saccone and Senator Kim Ward have announced and, as of this week, Bridgeville’s Representative Jason Oritaty also joins the race. […]

All Eyes on the 18th District

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Those who stay on top of 21st century politics know what an exhaustive task it is. So alongside efforts to elect judges, school board members, councilmen, a governor and a US Senator, our brothers and sisters in the boroughs of Leet, Leetsdale and Edgeworth have the sudden and surprising job of filling their US Congressional […]

Bipartisanship: We’ll take what we can get

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The Editorial Board of the Wall Street Journal released the following account of bipartisan work the likes of which hasn’t been seen in quite a long while. “Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently provoked bipartisan opposition when he revived a civil asset-forfeiture program that had been restricted by his predecessor, Eric Holder. Last week a bipartisan […]

What History Tells Us

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                Merrily merrily we go skipping down the road to Progress selectively expunging whichever parts of American history offend with no sensitivity to consequence. Might we awaken to find we have so mangled and distorted the facts of our story that we are left incapable of recognizing who we are and where we […]