| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:06 PM
The state Senate is urging the federal government to reinstate toll credit language in legislation to finish local highway projects such as Route 219.
The resolution, which was introduced by Sen. John Wozniak and passed unanimously Monday by the Senate,...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Choosing a building to honor late Congressman John Patrick "Jack" Murtha Jr., was not a prolonged process.
At the United States Army Reserve Center, 295 Goucher Street in Johnstown, the July 6 memorialization ceremony marked the end of planning phases as...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:00 PM
As President Barack Obama asks Republicans to compromise on the debt limit, local lawmakers are mixed on the issue.
With the Aug. 2 deadline to raise the debt limit fast approaching, Obama said Monday that there will not be a deal on raising the...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:58 PM
The Pa. Sunday Hunting Bill HB1760, and the request by the US Fish & Wildlife Service to expand the federal endangered species list to include the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, are both peace robbing proposals our legislators should not support.
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Businessman and former congressional candidate Tim Burns announced Wednesday that he will run for the United States Senate.
Burns, 43, a Republican from Eighty Four, said he is entering the race for the same reasons he ran for the 12th Congressional...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Taylor Clark is a 17-year-old senior at Johnstown Christian School. This is his second year writing for the Daily American, and he am hoping it will be as great as last year. He has a sister, Bre, and is the son of Mark and Randy Clark.
He has a...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:56 PM
The U.S. House is making another push against proposed air quality requirements from the Environmental Protection Agency. This time, however, the White House isn’t likely to budge.
A GOP-authored bill to delay the implementation of two...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:23 PM
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz answered residents’ questions on a variety of topics during a telephone conference Thursday — including President Obama’s proposed deficit reduction plan, revamping the local economy and completing Route 219.
| Sep 13, 2011
| 2:09 PM
As the sun rose Sunday morning in Somerset County, Pa., mist rolled over the meadow where Flight 93 crashed 10 years earlier.
Thousands of people passed the impact site on their way to a ceremony marking the events of Sept. 11, 2001. They observed...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 9:00 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The families of the 40 passengers and crew killed when Flight 93 knifed into a rural Pennsylvania field a decade ago Sunday were praised for helping to inspire a new generation of Americans while keeping the memories of their...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz told a small crowd Monday at Anthony's Restaurant in Richland Township that he is frustrated with many of his co-workers.
"I'm not overly happy with how the Congress has been working over the past eight months," Critz said to an...