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Glorida Allred Admits She Doesn’t Know if Roy Moore Signed Accuser’s Yearbook

By Jim E | The Political Insider Oh, Gloria Allred, never change. The famed attorney has jumped into the fray, involving herself in the ongoing ...

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Roy Moore Enemy Comes Forward, Says Sex Charges Are Complete Bust

BY MARTIN WALSH /Conservative Tribune While the mainstream media has run wild with reports accusing Republican Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore of ...

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Palin: People Don’t Sexually Harass Me Because They ‘Know That I’m Probably Packing’

BY: Cameron Cawthorne /  the Washington Free Beacon Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R.) on Thursday condemned sexual harassment in the workplace and said ...

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Who wrote the Roy Moore dossier?

By Cliff Kincaid at Renew America The so-called Trump Dossier, financed by the Hillary campaign and provided by the KGB ...

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EXCLUSIVE – Roy Moore: Gloria Allred’s Refusal to Release Yearbook Proves Allegations Are ‘Completely Untrue’

by AARON KLEIN/Breitbart News Network Birmingham, ALABAMA — Attorney and activist Gloria Allred’s repeated refusal to immediately release to the custody of ...

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Attacking Judge Moore's morality is a dirty leftist trick

By Lloyd Marcus at Renew America Black Christian Conservative Republican Lloyd Marcus here. I call upon all my fellow Christians ...

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State Rep Justin Simmons --Nov.17th Report

  Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact The Weekly Roundup Friday, November 17, 2017  The latest news from the State Capitol State Grants Awarded for Road ...

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The Rich Are on the Move

Democrat-controlled states are chasing the wealthy out by continuously raising income tax rates. By Thomas Gallatin · at The Patriot Post/ Democrats ...

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The Trouble With Higher Education

To sum it up, the 10-1 disparity between leftist and conservative academics is a huge problem. By Lewis Morris · at ...

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School Director tells the PSBA how it should be!

  Dear Editor, This is a response to the Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA).   Give us your advice for new school directors The ...

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State Rep Justin Simmons –Nov.17th Report



Facebook Website Bio Latest News State Forms Photo Gallery Contact The Weekly Roundup Friday, November 17, 2017 The latest news from the State Capitol

State Grants Awarded for Road Projects

This week, state grants were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority for road projects in Coopersburg and Upper Saucon Township. I was pleased to play a key role in securing the funding for these safety improvements.

Coopersburg Borough will receive $300,000 for crosswalk improvements on Main Street at the intersections of West State

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Press Release from Sen. Pat Browne and Rep Justin Simmons




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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State Senator Lisa Boscola’s Report


An Update on REAL ID in Pennsylvania

Update as of November 16, 2017

Since Act 3 of 2017 was passed in May of this year, planning the deployment of REAL ID has been a key operational focus for PennDOT. PennDOT has committed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that REAL ID-compliant products will be available to customers by spring 2019. The following is an update on our progress to this point.

Required Documents to Receive a REAL ID Product:

REAL ID regulations require that for a customer to be issued a REAL ID-compliant product, PennDOT must verify the following documents:

Proof of identity (Original or certified copy of a

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Mike’s Memo Week of November 20, 2017


Welcome to “Mike’s Memo,” an update on what’s happening in the 48th Legislative District, the State Capitol, and the progress of my legislative priorities. If you haven’t done so already, please take a few moments to visit my website to learn more about issues that may affect you and your family.

Week of November 20, 2017

Senate State Government Committee Public Hearing on Senate Bill 761 This week, the Senate State Government Committee, which I chair, held a public hearing on Senator Argall’s Senate Bill 761 to amend the PA Constitution to allow gubernatorial candidates to select their running mate, similar to how Presidential candidates select their running mate. Testifiers included past Lieutenant

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Thanksgiving Wishes to All!


Legislative Update Friday, November 17, 2017 The latest news from the State Capitol Thanksgiving Wishes to All!

Pennsylvania can claim to be the home of the first recognition of Thanksgiving, when Gov. Simon Snyder was the first to recognize it as an official holiday on the third Thursday of November in 1817. Philadelphia’s Gimbels Department Store was also the first to host a Thanksgiving Day parade in 1920.

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 23, state offices will be closed on Thursday, and my office will also be closed on Friday, Nov. 24.

From my family to yours, may you all have a safe, healthy and happy Thanksgiving. Grant Approved to Investigate and Remediate any Possible Environmental Issues from Illegal Dumping Continue reading…

Assessing PA’s Tax Collections & Economy


Guest Post by Colin McNickle View this email in your browser Assessing PA’s Tax Collections & Economy

By Colin McNickle Senior Fellow and Media Specialist at the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy

While there are signs that Pennsylvania’s overall economy might be improving, the critical question is whether it’s growing fast enough to cover some less-than-optimum actions by state government employed to close a series of budget shortfalls, say researchers at the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy.

“If the economy and jobs continue to improve, tax collections almost certainly will pick up as well,” say Frank Gamrat, a senior research associate, and Jake Haulk, president of the Pittsburgh think tank.

But the commonwealth must overcome numerous

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Letter to the Editor from Rep. Knowles




Representative Jerry Knowles

124th District

Pennsylvania House of Representatives /



November 16, 2017


Setting the Record Straight: Plan to Reduce the Size of the House

Rep. Jerry Knowles (R-Berks/Carbon/Schuylkill)

As the prime sponsor of legislation to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I hear much misinformation about this bill and the legislative process. Let me try to set the record straight.


My legislation, House Bill 153, would reduce the House from 203 to 151 members. Since this involves a change to the Pennsylvania Constitution, a specific process must be followed for this to take place.


In the 2015-16 session of the

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Weekly Session Wrap-Up


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 Up Next 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

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