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WHY ARE REPUBLICANS HOLDING BACK RURAL COMMUNITIES BY OPPOSING BROADBAND INVESTMENTS?

PENNSYLVANIA — President Biden’s American Jobs Plan will bring affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband to every American, including to more than one in three rural Americans who lack access to broadband at minimally acceptable speeds — unless Pennsylvania Republicans and their allies in Congress get their way. President Biden’s American Jobs Plan will make a historic ... Read more

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

ICYMI: WASHINGTON POST REPORT REVEALS FAR-RIGHT CABLE NEWS HOST CHRISTINA BOBB PAID FOR PA LAWMAKERS TRIP TO ARIZONA

New reporting confirms that Trump-linked, far-right organization paid for Mastriano, Kauffman, and Dush’s trip to the sham “audit” in Arizona.  PENNSYLVANIA — After ducking questions for weeks about who paid for their trip to Arizona, new reporting revealed that former Trump administration lawyer and far-right propagandist Christina Bobb paid for Doug Mastriano, Chris Dush, and ... 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

AS THE SUPREME COURT VOTES TO UPHOLD AFFORDABLE CARE ACT, LOU BARLETTA FOUGHT RELENTLESSLY THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER TO TEAR IT DOWN

PENNSYLVANIA — Today, the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to uphold the Affordable Care Act and protect health care coverage for millions of Americans — coverage that GOP candidate for governor Lou Barletta fought to rip away throughout his career. While in Congress, Lou Barletta co-sponsored a resolution calling the ACA unconstitutional and voted multiple times to ... 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

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