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Here’s 62 Ways Trump has Already Made America Great Again

Written by Keely Sharp/EagleRising All you have to do is turn on the television or open any social media website and you’re ...

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State Rep Ryan Mackenzie's --Press Release

    Representative Ryan Mackenzie 134th District Pennsylvania House of Representative   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017   Mackenzie Legislation Aimed at Improving Maternal Health Outcomes Passes State ...

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Trump Makes Good On An Obama Campaign Promise [VIDEO]

By Daily Caller Robert Donachie President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel Wednesday, making good on a promise that former President ...

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Trump Approves Russia Sanctions for Violating the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty

Getty Images BY: Charles Russell/ the Washington Free Beacon The Trump administration called for new sanctions Friday on Russia for violating a Cold War-era ...

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Supreme Court Backs Trump in New Ruling, Delivers Blow to Obama-Era Initiative

Western Journal A Supreme Court ruling late Friday temporarily allows President Donald Trump to conceal records related to the cancellation of the Deferred ...

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ADP Services Reports Largest Number of New Manufacturing Jobs in History – 40,000 New Manufacturing Jobs in November

Guest post by Joe Hoft/The Gateway Pundit Payroll company ADP reported the largest monthly increase in manufacturing jobs ever in their history for November! Charles ...

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Letter Writer Warns of Pitfalls with Traffic Cameras

  Dear Concerned Drivers: If you think speed cameras are a good thing, think again: Headlines from Maryland's Speed Camera Program. This will ...

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Big City Dem Wants Bulletproof Glass Banned for Being Racist

BY STEVEN BEYER /Conservative Tribune We now live in a world where almost anyone and everything can and will be labelled “racist.” Some ...

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Barletta: America Must Work Aggressively to Combat Terror

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Slippery Rock University Receives Grant to Train Veterans to be Teachers, Bernstine Says

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017   Slippery Rock University Receives Grant to Train Veterans to be Teachers, Bernstine Says HARRISBURG – State Rep. Aaron ...

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Weekly Session Wrap-Up

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In this Edition:

  • Protections for Senior Citizen Drug Assistance Sent to Governor
  • Other Bills Sent to Governor
  • Senate Unanimously Passes Mensch Initiative to Excuse Student Absence for Participation in Veterans Events or Funerals
  • Bill Approved Allowing Local Police to Use Radar under Certain Conditions
  • Other Bills Approved by the Senate and Sent to the House
  • Panel Would Study Health Needs of Women Veterans
  • Committee Roundup
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Protections for Senior Citizen Drug Assistance Sent to Governor

The Senate approved legislation on Wednesday extending protections to seniors enrolled in PACE and PACENET who would lose eligibility for these programs due to increases in income from Social Security cost-of-living adjustments (COLA).

House Bill 425 now goes to the Governor for his signature and enactment into law. Act 91 of 2015 provided for the COLA exemption through Dec. 31, 2017 and protected the eligibility of 16,500 senior citizens. House Bill 425 continues the exemption until Dec. 31, 2019.

Other Bills Sent to Governor

House Bill 165 creates the Pennsylvania Achievement Medal and the Pennsylvania Veterans Service Award and adds those two new decorations to the list of awards that the Governor may present in the name of the Commonwealth. The Pennsylvania Medal of Achievement would be ranked fifth, under the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, and the Pennsylvania Veterans Service Award would be ranked 13th, under the Pennsylvania Outstanding Aeronautical Achievement Award.

Senate Bill 785 allows golf carts on highway crossovers for recreational purposes and allows golf carts and low-speed utility vehicles to be used for maintenance purposes on public highways.

House Bill 1019, which establishes procedures for the sale and purchase of a cemetery and reasonable access guidelines.

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