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By WILLIAM P. HOJNACKI I am very disappointed in the way that the Obama administration is dealing with the Republicans in the ongoing discussions concerning the federal budget. The administration has, once again, allowed the Republicans to set the agenda...
Pennsylvania Ave.Democrat Bob Casey took to the Senate floor Monday night to implore his colleagues to pass his legislation to extend and increase payroll tax cuts for working Americans with a slightly altered version that eliminates Casey's first bill's tax cuts......
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThe May 3 column on panhandlers drew some interesting responses, including South Whitehall Township resident Everette Carr's observation that, though I dispensed advice from experts on how to deal with homeless people begging at the roadside, one of...
First Hurricane Katrina took John Hoffmann Jr.'s home, which flooded, then exploded, and then burned. Next the storm took Hoffmann's job of 23 years washing dishes at Antoine's Restaurant, a position that vanished when the heavily damaged New Orleans...
SEX ABUSE-JAILS Federal report documents inmate sex abuse in US INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new federal report says inmates at jails in Indianapolis, Baltimore, St. Louis and Philadelphia face the nation's highest levels of sexual abuse at the hands...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Northeastern Indiana authorities have charged 21 people in a welfare fraud scam alleging that they illegally exploited welfare benefits to stock a Fort Wayne restaurant's pantry shelves. All 21 charged Friday are accused...
Again, I have to show my disgust to Florida lawmakers and politicians for reinstating Edwin Sanchez as a police officer. Is he above the law? In 1992, he was stripped of certification to be a police officer. How he got back in, I will never understand....
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If President Barack Obama delivers on his promise to sign meaningful immigration legislation in his second term, it could be because he wisely stayed out of the way while Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican with his eye on the White House, did the...
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While farmers are struggling to get seeds in the ground and ranchers are moving livestock to pasture, Congress is stepping closer to piecing together the 2013 Farm Bill. Issues, some big and some small, still divide lawmakers and the process will take...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate Agriculture Committees laid the groundwork this week for reducing the size of the federal food stamp program, approving farm bills that would shrink food aid and alter the way people qualify for it. The two...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled panel in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the biggest cuts in food stamps for the poor in a generation and a potentially expensive expansion of federally subsidized crop insurance. The...
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