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The Morning Call
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger launches congressional runNorthampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger announced Wednesday he will run
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger launches congressional run
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
Northampton County Councilman Glenn Geissinger announced Wednesday he will run for Rep. Matt Cartwright's congressional seat next year. Geissinger, a Republican in his second year on council, said he wants to provide voters in Pennsylvania's 17th... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh Valley Congressmen weigh in on Iran dealOne Lehigh Valley congressman says he opposes the proposed Iran nuclear deal, w
Lehigh Valley Congressmen weigh in on Iran deal
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
One Lehigh Valley congressman says he opposes the proposed Iran nuclear deal, while another remains undecided on the issue. U.S. Reps. Charlie Dent, R-Lehigh Valley, and Matt Cartwright, D-Lehigh Valley, shared their views on the Iran deal and its... Read more
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Times News
No Header!Protest rally set in Pottsville At noon Wednesday, constituents in Schuylkill
No Header!
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
Protest rally set in Pottsville At noon Wednesday, constituents in Schuylkill and Carbon counties will hold a “no war with Iran rally” at 121 Progress Ave. in Pottsville, across from the Ramada Inn. The residents will urge Rep. Matt Cartwright to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill, Carbon fire companies receive fundingTwo fire companies in Schuylkill County are among those receiving federal fundi
Schuylkill, Carbon fire companies receive funding
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Two fire companies in Schuylkill County are among those receiving federal funding for new equipment. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-17, Moosic, announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Assistance to Firefighters... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorDefine ‘good ones’ Editor: I’d like to share a few thoughts on an article appe
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Define ‘good ones’ Editor: I’d like to share a few thoughts on an article appearing on the front page of Monday’s Times-Tribune concerning Donald Trump calling for the deportation of children of illegal immigrants in the United States. What have... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONDefine ‘good ones’ Editor: I’d like to share a few thoughts on an article appe
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Define ‘good ones’ Editor: I’d like to share a few thoughts on an article appearing on the front page of Monday’s Times-Tribune concerning Donald Trump calling for the deportation of children of illegal immigrants in the United States. What have... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorVets disrespected Editor: I would like Len Kato Sr., of Peckville, to know tha
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Vets disrespected Editor: I would like Len Kato Sr., of Peckville, to know that his reply (“Legion not VFW,” Aug. 13) to George Gedrimas, of Greentown (“Veteran miffed,” Aug. 3) is totally incorrect, as well as being quite disrespectful to members... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONVets disrespected Editor: I would like Len Kato Sr., of Peckville, to know tha
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Vets disrespected Editor: I would like Len Kato Sr., of Peckville, to know that his reply (“Legion not VFW,” Aug. 13) to George Gedrimas, of Greentown (“Veteran miffed,” Aug. 3) is totally incorrect, as well as being quite disrespectful to members... Read more
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The Morning Call
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to host fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak next month— When Democrat Matt Cartwright decided to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim H
U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright to host fundraiser for U.S. Senate candidate Joe Sestak next month
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
— When Democrat Matt Cartwright decided to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Holden in 2012, one of his earliest supporters among the state's current and former congressmen was Joe Sestak. Now, with Sestak facing a primary battle in his quest to... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Point: Under Clean Power Plan, federal policies still favor coalWith the release of the Clean Power Plan this month, the U.S. took a landmark s
Point: Under Clean Power Plan, federal policies still favor coal
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 13 days ago
With the release of the Clean Power Plan this month, the U.S. took a landmark step toward leveling the playing field among renewable and fossil fuel energy sources that will be powering our homes and businesses for decades to come. Wind and solar... Read more
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The Brown and White
Outdated Route 22 interchange in Easton needs a makeoverThe most congested sections of Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley will be widened an
Outdated Route 22 interchange in Easton needs a makeover
The Brown and White / Posted 14 days ago
The most congested sections of Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley will be widened and modernized over the next decade, yet one troublesome interchange — Easton's nexus with Route 22 at 13th Street and Wood Avenue — remains a design of 1954, the year it... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hottest ticket in Washington? It's for the Pope's speech to CongressWASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Welch's sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than t
Hottest ticket in Washington? It's for the Pope's speech to Congress
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Welch's sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than the five-term Vermont congressman about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the United States and his historic address to Congress. "She called before the announcement and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Budget dominates legislative roundtableCRESSONA — Pennsylvania’s budget problems took center stage Wednesday during a
Budget dominates legislative roundtable
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
CRESSONA — Pennsylvania’s budget problems took center stage Wednesday during a legislative roundtable session at Alvernia University Schuylkill Campus. “We’re having difficulty settling a budget,” state Rep. Mike Tobash, R-125, Pottsville, told... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton seeks funding for Route 22 interchange projectLate Thursday afternoon, workers planted a podium and a loudspeaker system on a
Easton seeks funding for Route 22 interchange project
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
Late Thursday afternoon, workers planted a podium and a loudspeaker system on a patch of grass in the center of the tangled mess of roadways that make up 13th Street in Easton's interchange with Route 22. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, Easton Mayor Sal... Read more
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The Brown and White
Route 22 interchange overhaul sorely needed in EastonOn Thursday, however, a group of local elected officials gathered there calling
Route 22 interchange overhaul sorely needed in Easton
The Brown and White / Posted 17 days ago
On Thursday, however, a group of local elected officials gathered there calling for funding to fix that bottleneck and others like it. The city has a $49 million plan to realign the interchange, make it more pedestrian and bicycle friendly and help... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Marshalls Creek Fire Company wins federal grantThe Marshalls Creek Fire Company in Monroe County is receiving a $234,000 Assis
Marshalls Creek Fire Company wins federal grant
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
The Marshalls Creek Fire Company in Monroe County is receiving a $234,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The grant will enable the volunteer fire company to purchase 39 Self-Contained Breathing... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Climate change threatens Lackawanna River, wildlifeIn a changing climate, more hot days and frequent hard rains threaten wildlife
Climate change threatens Lackawanna River, wildlife
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
In a changing climate, more hot days and frequent hard rains threaten wildlife that depend on the watersheds like the Lackawanna River’s for survival. On Wednesday, Lackawanna County’s top environmental advocates joined representatives of state and... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County Fair officially openPatrons packed the fairways Monday for the opening of the 16th annual Carbon Co
Carbon County Fair officially open
Times News / Posted 26 days ago
Patrons packed the fairways Monday for the opening of the 16th annual Carbon County Fair located at the fairgrounds along Little Gap Road in Palmerton. The fair began with the opening ceremony, with Judy Borger, fair board member, serving as master... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Pennsylvania officials respond to plan to lower emissions from power plantsA federal proposal to combat climate change drew mixed reactions from Pennsylva
Pennsylvania officials respond to plan to lower emissions from power plants
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
A federal proposal to combat climate change drew mixed reactions from Pennsylvania officials, who alternately focused on its environment and public health effects versus its impact on the state’s economy. The Obama administration’s final Clean Power... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pennsylvania officials respond to plan to lower emissions from power plantsA federal proposal to combat climate change drew mixed reactions from Pennsylva
Pennsylvania officials respond to plan to lower emissions from power plants
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 26 days ago
A federal proposal to combat climate change drew mixed reactions from Pennsylvania officials, who alternately focused on its environment and public health effects versus its impact on the state’s economy. The Obama Administration’s final Clean Power... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania emissions target to be more stringent than U.S. average under Obama climate change regs— Pennsylvania power plants will be required to reduce their carbon emissions n
Pennsylvania emissions target to be more stringent than U.S. average under Obama climate change regs
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
— Pennsylvania power plants will be required to reduce their carbon emissions nearly 35 percent by 2030 under controversial climate-change regulations the Obama administration released Monday, according to an analysis by The Morning Call. That's a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cartwright proposes bill to protect against defective foreign goodsU.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright and Michael Turner, R-Ohio, have introduced the Fore
Cartwright proposes bill to protect against defective foreign goods
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 29 days ago
U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright and Michael Turner, R-Ohio, have introduced the Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act with the support of 13 colleagues. The bipartisan bill would help protect American consumers and businesses from defective... Read more

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