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COMMENTARY

Trump’s ethics violations are too numerous to count. He must be held accountable | Madeleine Dean

BY: - September 9, 2020

Trump has demonstrated time and again that he disregards Congress, views criticism as a conspiracy, and feels accountable to no one but himself.

Ahead of U.S. Senate hearing, Postal Service boss backs off from proposed changes

BY: - August 18, 2020

A Senate oversight panel will hear from the postmaster general on Friday about sweeping policy changes at the U.S. Postal Service that critics fear could jeopardize the fall elections

‘American women go to work’: Democratic women roast Trump’s ‘suburban housewife’ scare tweet

BY: - August 13, 2020

A day after President Donald Trump darkly tweeted warnings of a suburban “invasion,” and bragged that only he could protect “the suburban housewife” from its impact, four Democratic women offered a forceful rebuttal, describing him as a relic of an America that, if it existed in the first place, was the relic of an “Ozzie […]

Pa’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems to pass massive infrastructure bill; GOP calls it ‘nonsense’

BY: and - July 1, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House cleared a massive $1.5 trillion package Wednesday that backers said would not only shore up the nation’s crumbling infrastructure but also create jobs at a time of widespread unemployment, protect the planet from a warming climate and narrow long-standing racial disparities. The bill takes “bold, broad and transformational action to rebuild […]

Scanlon, Pa. Dems talk about Census challenges amid pandemic

BY: - May 21, 2020

Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scanlon and the others emphasized the importance of the census and getting an accurate count. 

Pa.’s Casey slams Trump’s sluggish release of nursing home data: ‘This is unconscionable’ 

BY: - May 21, 2020

Nursing homes have become “ground zero” in the pandemic, Casey said, “and yet there’s still no national strategy," Casey said Thursday.

U.S. House sends Trump $2T behemoth COVID-19 relief bill

BY: and - March 27, 2020

President Donald Trump said he plans to sign the bill immediately.

Congress members from Philly, Pittsburgh want $150M bailout for SEPTA

BY: - March 21, 2020

In a letter to Congressional leaders, the lawmakers said Pa.'s mass transit agencies are a vital link during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 in Montgomery County: ‘This is going to be a long haul,’ Pa. Rep. Dean tells constituents

BY: - March 21, 2020

In a telephone town hall, the Montgomery County Democrat provided information and reassuarnce to constitutents living in the epicenter of the outbreak.

On Capitol Hill, Pa. lawmakers brace for coronavirus impact: ‘It’s going to change life in America’

BY: - March 19, 2020

The crisis “a strange opportunity for us to refocus.” U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean said. “We can remember how interconnected we really are.” 

COMMENTARY

Talk is Cheap: How Trump’s Budget forgot about human capital | Madeleine Dean

BY: - March 8, 2020

The choice is clear: We must elevate growth by investing in human capital and infrastructure — guaranteeing a smarter workforce and stronger economy.

COMMENTARY

Wait? What? New report ranks Pa. 85/100 for financial reporting practices | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - March 6, 2020

Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In news that will surely come as a surprise to, well, everyone, a new report ranks Pennsylvania 14th nationwide for its financial transparency, awarding the state a score of 85/100 for its bookkeeping skills. Yes, we’re talking about the Pennsylvania on the Earth you’re living on now — not the one where Jay […]