| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A bipartisan foursome of Pennsylvania lawmakers thanked the U.S. Transportation Department Tuesday for approving a $3 million grant dedicated to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County.
The site honoring the 40 passengers and crew that died in...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:10 AM
TheU.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration has awarded a $3 million grant to the National Park Service for the Flight 93 National Memorial.
While the announcement from U.S. Rep. Mark Critz's office on Tuesday stated that the...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:19 PM
The Somerset County Farm Bureau's annual Legislative Farm Tour dispelled speculations of suffering in the county's agricultural community.
"Produce has really come around in the last few weeks," Larry Cogan, bureau vice president, said. "If I could...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
It appears that the race for the 12th Congressional District has become a war of words — and employee tax classifications.
On Monday the campaign for U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown, called on Republican candidate Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth to...
| Sep 14, 2012
The race for the 12th Congressional District is making waves in the media and on the airwaves.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Critz and Republican challenger Keith Rothfus of Edgewood have commercials on the air both from their respective campaigns and...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Local Republican voters and party leaders welcomed the Romney-Ryan campaign bus to Somerset Wednesday. Although the bus wasn't carrying the presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, it delivered a message that hits close to home for many residents in America's...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:39 PM
The Daily American is hosting a series of virtual town hall meetings with congressional candidates appearing on November's ballot.
The candidates will meet with newspaper staff and a live video feed of the meeting will air on dailyamerican.com. During...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The House fired a shot in the "War on Coal" Friday by passing legislation that would prohibit new federal regulations before Dec. 31.
The Stop the War on Coal Act, if signed into law, would prevent the U.S. Interior Department from issuing regulations...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:41 PM
As the old saying goes, the only poll that matters is the one taken on Election Day.
But with 39 days before voters head to the voting booths, several other polls are being released — and experts expect more will be published in the coming...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:18 PM
The Daily American's first virtual town hall meeting with a congressional candidate is set for 6 p.m. Monday.
The newspaper is hosting the meetings to help voters get to know the candidates. Congressional candidates who will appear on the fall...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:02 PM
Legislators have a right to be upset about the uniforms to be worn by athletes from the United States during the Olympics.
Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue — but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming....