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GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

Fixing No Child Left Behind

Fixing No Child Left Behind By Lisa Nancollas Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., supports proposed legislation to reform No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and further involve the federal government in elementary and secondary education. The bill has been read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pension. Casey, who is a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee put out a press release on Oct 17 advocating several programs and initiatives relating to No Child Left Behind. Under this proposal, children would be required to learn about green initiatives under the Green Schools Act. For example, children would ...