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PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY STATEMENT ON MAY STATE UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS

PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania Democratic Party Spokesperson Rosie Lapowsky issued the following statement after today’s announcement that the Pennsylvania economy gained 18,500 jobs last month and the state’s unemployment rate changed to 6.9%: “Today’s strong jobs report makes it clear that President Biden’s economic agenda is working. Pennsylvania’s unemployment numbers fell more in the month of May ... Read more

ICYMI: GOP SENATE CANDIDATES TRADE BARBS OVER PAST DONATIONS TO DEMOCRATS

PA GOP Senate Candidates attack each other over Clinton ties and Trump loyalty in Pittsburgh City Paper PENNSYLVANIA — A new report from Pittsburgh City Paper, “GOP Senate candidate Jeff Bartos donated to and praised Democrats in past, challenger Sean Parnell responds” featured the latest in a series of bitter fights between Sean Parnell and ... Read more

LOU BARLETTA OPPOSES CHILD TAX CREDIT THAT WOULD CUT TAXES FOR THE FAMILIES OF 90 PERCENT OF PENNSYLVANIA CHILDREN

Barletta doubles down on his far-right agenda, opposing a tax credit that would benefit 3 million Pennsylvania children and substantially reduce childhood poverty.  PENNSYLVANIA — On Monday night, Lou Barletta announced his opposition to the widely popular Child Tax Credit that would give almost every family in Pennsylvania $3,000 per child and $3,600 per child ... Read more

PA DEMS STATEMENT ON HARRIS VISIT TO PITTSBURGH

PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement on Vice President Harris’s upcoming visit to Pittsburgh: “We welcome Vice President Harris to the Steel City, and we’re grateful for the much-needed relief she and President Biden have already brought to the people of Pennsylvania. Thanks to the policies of the ... Read more

SCOTUS UPHOLDS ACA, BUT PA GOP SENATE CANDIDATES STILL WANT TO REPEAL IT

PENNSYLVANIA — Today the Supreme Court issued its historic decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act from a challenge by the Trump Administration and 18 Republican attorneys general, protecting access to health care for almost a million Pennsylvanians and $5.1 billion in federal funding for health coverage in the commonwealth.  The decision comes as Pennsylvania’s ... Read more

HARRISBURG INSIDER CHARLIE GEROW EMBRACES TRUMP’S “AUDIT” LITMUS TEST AS HE ENTERS THE “SUPER MAGA TRUMP” PRIMARY

The Trump-centric Republican primary grows larger with another candidate who wants to play all sides but refuses to denounce the Big Lie. PENNSYLVANIA — Pennsylvania Republicans’ “super MAGA Trump” primary got even more crowded today as longtime Harrisburg insider Charlie Gerow entered the race, embracing the latest MAGA litmus test. Following the advice of his ... Read more

ICYMI: WHYY: AFTER USING ARP FUNDS TO GET STUDENTS BACK IN CLASSROOMS, PA DEMS NOW WANT TO USE STIMULUS TO FIX CRUMBLING SCHOOLS

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, WHYY reported on the push the Pennsylvania Democrats are making for a massive one-time investment in schools plagued with crumbling infrastructure and problems like exposed asbestos. Pennsylvania is expected to receive more than $7 billion from the American Rescue Plan, and the funds from Democrats in Congress and the Biden administration have ... Read more

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