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Medicaid expansion call!

January 03, 2014 J,

Shortly before the holidays, the Department of Public Welfare began holding a series of events and webinars to receive public feedback on Governor Corbett’s Medicaid Expansion plan. As you may know, Governor Corbett is trying to take more ObamaCare dollars and the strings that come with them by expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania under his Healthy [...]

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

Goodbye Ritchie

December 04, 2013 J,

You probably don’t know the name Ritchie Webb, but when it comes to standing strong against the bullying tactics of the public teachers’ union bosses, he’s a leader and role model. As President of the Neshaminy School Board in Bucks County, PA, Webb spent five years battling the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers (NFT).  The NFT [...]

Ready to pay for more gasoline?

November 26, 2013

Are you paying enough for gasoline?!  Apparently too many members of the PA legislature didn’t think you were.  This week they passed a $2 billion transportation tax increase on Pennsylvanians. CLICK HERE to see how your member voted! Support of this bill is a direct assault on the working families of Pennsylvania who will now [...]

eliminate the cuts

November 15, 2013 J

30,000 Pennsylvania schoolchildren need your help. The State Senate has introduced a bill that would cut funding for Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools by 5%, even though they already receive a mere fraction of what brick-and-mortar public schools do. Cyber schools only get 81% of the per pupil funding a district school does when a student [...]