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News Briefing for Monday, March 23

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Cruz to launch White House bid, will tea party go along? (Tea Party Patriots mentioned) “…While tea party leaders still like Cruz, they’re also looking elsewhere for 2016. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, regarded as a new voice and a Washington outsider, has drawn a passionate following, particularly in Iowa. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who won the 2008 Iowa caucus, retains a loyal conservative following. Walker so far has pulled ahead of everyone, and held a telephone town hall last week with followers of one group, the Tea Party Patriots. Afterward, the group said on its website “there is perhaps no one the ...

News Briefing for March 21

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Early line: 3-man race for 2016 GOP nomination “Much of who’s ahead and who’s not at this stage “is based on who’s known and who’s not known,” said Fergus Cullen, another former New Hampshire Republican chairman. Cullen hosted a reception at his home for Bush last week. What’s lacking in the top tier is a hardcore conservative or tea party favorite. Tea party loyalists are sympathetic to Walker, for example, but still have some doubts. At a Tea Party Patriots telephone town hall meeting this week, some questioned whether he has shifted his position on government help for ethanol over the years. Mike Huckabee, ...

News Briefing for Friday, January 9, 2015

HEALTHCARE: N.J. private insurance premiums rising faster since Affordable Care Act passed, study shows “Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the cost of premiums in New Jersey each year have risen faster than the national average, according to a study released today by a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. Premiums for New Jersey employer-sponsored health coverage climbed an average of 4.4 percent a year from 2003 through 2010 to $5,153 per single person, according to the study by the Commonwealth Fund. But from 2010 to 2013, the average premium rose 6.4 percent a year, to $6,200. The spike was even greater for family polici...

Local Tea Partier explains why amnesty is flawed

Across the country, Tea Party activists are communicating with their neighbors, friends, and family. John Morningstar of the Bradford County Tea Party in Pennsylvania reached out to his community with a letter to the editor explaining exactly why the Senate’s immigration bill is flawed. With John’s permission, we have reprinted his letter below: Bill is flawed EDITOR: On June 27, the Senate approved a very flawed, massive amnesty bill. It is commonly referred to as "comprehensive immigration reform," but the only thing comprehensive about the bill is its failure to address border security. The House of Representatives will now take up ...

Pennsylvania Speakers Bureau

John M. Morningstar Local Coordinator, Bradford County Tea Party Wysox, PA John Morningstar is the coordinator of the Bradford County Tea Party in Wysox, PA. He and Valerie, his wife of 30 years, have two daughters, both of whom are teachers “I got involved with Tea Party Patriots because this out-of-control federal government is hurting my daughters. Layoffs, postponed weddings - they deserve better.”   Lisa V. Nancollas Local Coordinator, Mifflin County Tea Party Lewistown, PA Lisa Nancollas lives in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. She is the coordinator for Mifflin County Tea Party Patriots. Lisa is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s ...

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 ...