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How will your legislators vote on Perry's medical marijuana bill? Some in midstate remain wary
Mechanicsburg residents Mark and Deb Knecht, in khakis and floral scarf, talk with Philip Gattone, president and CEO of the National Epilepsy Foundation, Monday after a press conference in which Rep. Scott Perry announced legislation to legalize a form of marijuana treatment for seizures.
9 hrs ago
The Washington, D.C. common sense test
I'd like you to join with me in recognizing William H. Gray III and his service by supporting a bill to rename 30th Street Station in Philadelphia as the "William H. Gray III 30th Street Station."
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Behavioral health building planned
Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and cocaine abuse.
Air Line Pilot
ALPA News Release
ALPA Applauds House Actions to Restore Airfare Transparency Lawmakers pass legislation to make airfare's hidden fees & taxes visible to consumers.
House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares
In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.
House approves bill to drop taxes from airline ads
The House approved legislation Monday to allow airlines to advertise ticket prices without including federal taxes.
US Chamber of Commerce is not winning
The US Chamber of Commerce has for years viewed the GOP as its personal political party.
Airlines for America Applauds House Action to Increase Airfare Transparency
"Today's vote is welcome news for airline customers who deserve to know how much of their advertised ticket price is due to rapidly increasing federal taxes," said A4A President and CEO Nicholas E. Calio.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Thompson to Host Women in Agriculture Rally, Dinner with Corbett
U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson will lead a farm rally and free dinner reception in support of women in agriculture and farmers of Pennsylvania, featuring keynote speaker Gov. Tom Corbett on July 31, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the Haines Family Farm in Shade Gap, Huntingdon County.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Graves Tipped To Run Crucial House Panel
A source tells The Daily Beast that Rep. Sam Graves will be the next chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Young Republican chair Josh Bussard leaves group
CHAMBERSBURG>> Josh Bussard, former chairman of the Franklin County Young Republicans, has left the group and registered as a Libertarian.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Fleet Owner Magazine
House passes short-term highway fix
An eight-month extension of highway and transit spending and more money to keep the highway trust fund solvent moved closer to enactment June 15 as the U.S. House of Representatives passed such legislation by a vote of 367 to 55. The bill also would continue the funding authority for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration .
House Passes Highway Trust Fund Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, legislation that extends federal surface transportation programs and ensures the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund through May 2015.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
We Didn't Build That
The Chamber of Commerce is headquartered in a stately 89-year-old building that faces the White House across LaFayette Square.
An Earmark Revival? 'Suggestion' Earns Bipartisan Praise
Earmarks - money in authorization or appropriations bills that was targeted to benefit a specific congressional district or a particular project - were banned by the House in 2011.
Deadline approaches for Congress to move highway funding
Unless Congress extends funding to the Federal Highway Trust Fund by Aug. 1, the Department of Transportation says it will have to pull back on funding for state highway and bridge projects.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Pay up: House GOP cash woes prompt dues crackdown
House Republicans, so worried that a swelling cash deficit will keep them from making big gains this November, have begun cracking down on dozens of lawmakers who haven't paid dues crucial to the party's campaign accounts.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
House, Senate propose quick fix for highway trust fund; business, others want real fix
"Our message to Congress is simple," said Pete Ruane, president and CEO the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.
Rep. Gowdy is a draw on GOP campaign trailRep. Gowdy is a draw on GOP ...
Rep. Trey Gowdy traveled the mid-Atlantic region the past three months campaigning for fellow GOP lawmakers, a sign that the leader of the House investigation into the Benghazi terrorist attacks has become a popular political draw.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
GOP Plan to Save Highway Trust Fund May Win By Default
Camp, R-Mich., and Levin, D-Mich., preside over a Ways and Means Committee meeting The House Republican plan to prevent, through the middle of next year, the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund is drawing grumbles from both the left and the right, but there is increasing recognition that Congress has little choice but to enact it, or ... (more)