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Do your elected officials at the state and local level even care about you?

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By Printus LeBlanc at NetRight Daily and Americans for Limited Government

Judging by a few recent announcements, it appears elected officials don’t care about American citizens. The California Attorney General just announced any employer obeying federal immigration laws would face state charges. Many in Congress are trying to shut the federal government down if amnesty is not given to illegal immigrants. Have they ever threatened to shut down the government over education, homelessness, military pay, or veterans care? I don’t think so.

Newly elected New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy was sworn in on Tuesday, January 16, and he made his priorities known immediately. Unfortunately, his priorities have nothing to do with New Jersey citizens, but more to do with illegal immigrants. The

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Press Release from Sen. Pat Browne and Rep Justin Simmons

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Simmons, Browne Announce State Grants for Road Improvement Projects in Coopersburg and Upper Saucon Township

HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) and Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) today announced the approval of Multimodal Transportation Fund grants to the borough of Coopersburg and Upper Saucon Township for safety improvements for motorists and pedestrians.

 

Coopersburg will receive $300,000 for proposed crosswalk improvements on Main Street at the intersections of West State Street, Carpenter Alley, East Station Avenue and Thomas Street, along with new curbs and streetscape amenities and ADA-accessible sidewalks. They will also be doing improvements to pedestrian lighting on Main Street from Thomas Street to the bridge over a tributary of

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Gun Law Seminar in Emmaus

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LVC Editor’s Note: This event will be held at the Emmaus Fire Company #1, Sixth and Broad Streets, Emmaus, on May 3 2017, 6:00 to 8:00pm. We have attended one of their seminars and it is well worth attending.

 

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05.03.2017 | Gun Law Workshop 05/03/2017 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM Emmaus, PA

Available Seats: 100

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Simmons Announces State Grant for Sewer System Improvements in Emmaus

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HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) today announced the awarding of a $260,000 state grant for a sewage system improvement project in Emmaus, Lehigh County. Simmons played a key role in securing the funding through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s small water and sewer grant program.

 

Specifically, the grant will be used by Emmaus Borough to repair 100 severely damaged manholes and correct an inflow problem that was discovered through inspections. The borough is working to comply with an administrative order from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to separate storm water from the sewage system, which flows to the Allentown Sewage Treatment Plant.

 

“Emmaus officials have worked extremely hard to complete this project. However, they have

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Local Shorts

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REPUBLICAN PARTY: The Republican Party has internal rules that Party members (R-Committee) must support the Party’s nominees or else risk being thrown out of the Party.

CONGRESSMAN CHARLIE DENT: Republican Congressman Dent went on national TV and announced that he will not support the Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump. Trump won anyway.

CHARLIE DENT THE HYPOCRITE: One of Mr. Dent’s administrative assistants was elected Lehigh County Republican Party head. Her name is Jessica Bonatai. Once in office Ms Bonatai has been reportedly moving to remove Trump supporters from the Lehigh County Republican Committee. Looks like Charlie Dent saying– do as I say– not as I do! Also, we are receiving reports that the Northampton County Republican Party

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State Rep Justin Simmons –Press Release

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 9, 2017

Simmons Announces State Grant for Emmaus Public Library

HARRISBURG –The Emmaus Public Library has been awarded a $500,000 state grant through the Keystone Recreation, Park and Conservation Fund, Rep. Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh/Montgomery/Northampton) announced today. Simmons wrote a letter to Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera in support of the library’s grant application.

 

“Library patrons will greatly benefit from the improvements that are planned for this cornerstone of the Emmaus community,” said Simmons. “The library has done an outstanding job with its donation efforts over the last several years, raising $500,000, which is being matched by the Keystone Grant.”

 

The funding will go toward the construction of a

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PROPERTY TAX INDEPENDENCE ACT TOWN HALL MEETING

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** PROPERTY TAX INDEPENDENCE ACT TOWN HALL MEETING **

—–Monday Night, February 13th–Town Hall Meeting

 

Please join us in Lebanon this Monday night, February 13, when we’ll be presenting the facts about the Property Tax Independence Act by people who really do understand the legislation. You know… people who’ve actually read it!

 

During this presentation you will easily see that the information we’re getting from the education complex about this bill is totally inaccurate! We can say the following with all humility: We have yet to find a question that we couldn’t answer concerning this bill.

 

Ron Boltz will make the presentation followed by a question and answer session with a panel that will include Jim Rodkey and David Baldinger.

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Lower Macungie Township Commissioner Ron Beitler’s explanation of his Budget vote.

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http://www.mcall.com/news/local/eastpenn/mc-lower-macungie-sewer-rates-20161219-story.html

For those who might be interested in an explanation of my “no” vote. I found myself in the position of having to vote “No” on the yearly township budget again. Despite finding myself in this place now two years in a row, it is not a position I like, seek or expect to find myself in year after year.

However, as it is the biggest decision we make over the course of a year – and understanding one shouldn’t expect to ever be 100% satisfied when on a township governing body with the reality of “5 cooks in a kitchen” – I found myself in the familiar position of having serious issues with major components.

Below, is some

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