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3:28 PM / Thursday December 1, 2022

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Corbett cuts health care for poor

February 6, 2011

Without the direct intervention of the new governor, in four short weeks these tens of thousands of poor Pennsylvanians will lose their health coverage and some will most surely get sick and a few will die. So far, the Corbett administration has remained tight-fisted and mute.

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Casey urges help for food banks

December 23, 2010

Bob Casey spearheaded a letter signed by 13 of his Senate colleagues urging the Obama Administration to provide a sustained level of funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program or TEFAP which provides funding for food banks to purchase food.

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Freedom Fund Gala message

October 17, 2010

The 1940’s forged the Baby Boomer generation. Most of us in this room tonight were born in that decade. Many of the borders of countries we fight to protect or defeat today were drawn in latter half of that decade which ended World War II.

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If Corbett & Toomey win black people will die!

October 11, 2010

Shouting heads spewing radical messages permeate every political conversation today. Once respected news broadcasters these days routinely relay outrageous messages from an assortment of bloggers without first establishing their credibility.

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Attack Against Philadelphia Sheriff Part 3

August 16, 2010

As Philadelphia seeks ways to reduce expenses, some are suggesting the Sheriffs Office be eliminated. Councilman Frank DiCicco, who also works part-time as a real estate agent, has introduced a proposed amendment to the City Charter that, if approved by the voters, would eliminate the Sheriff’s Office.

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Attack Against Philadelphia Sheriff: Part 2

July 26, 2010

In 2004, long before foreclosure became front-page news, Green sounded an alarm in the city of Philadelphia. “More of our neighbors, our families and our friends are falling behind on their mortgages and losing their homes” to foreclosure…

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Attack Against Philadelphia Sheriff: Part 1

July 18, 2010

They’re ganging up against the sheriff. Under the guise of so-called “reform,” a clique of business leaders, newspaper writers, lawyers, bankers and elected officials want to abolish the office of sheriff.

 

 

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