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  • Economic developers to PA House: Don't cut job creating tax credits

    Over the years, the Lehigh Valley has relied partly on state tax credits to help entice new businesses and to convince employers to expand existing local facilities. Now those credits have become a bargaining chip in the effort to plug a $1.5 billion...
  • As Obama calls meeting on families, federal government lags on paid parental leave

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration criticizes the lack of paid parental leave in the United States, saying that changing family dynamics require modified policies. Yet most of the federal government offers its employees virtually no paid parental leave....
  • Rep. Charles Rangel, 84, tries humor to fend off younger challengers

    It was Rep. Charles Rangel's turn to speak in a debate against two rivals hoping to end the New York Democrat's 44-year congressional career. Instead of addressing the audience, though, the 84-year-old Rangel casually picked up his phone, pretended to...
  • New Law Will Allow Connecticut Adoptees To Get Access To Birth Certificates

    On July 1, 2015, Marco Vasi hopes to learn the name he was born with. Vasi, 27, of Trumbull, was adopted as an infant and has grown up knowing only basic, non-identifying information about his birth parents. Lack of biological background information...
  • Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate [Commentary]

    Trout, the bay — and your drinking water — at risk in the Senate [Commentary]
    On Monday, the Chesapeake Executive Council signed the Chesapeake Watershed Agreement, a collaborative effort across multiple states to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. But the celebration of the watershed agreement may be premature. Down the...
  • Border agency's watchdog under investigation for cover-up

    WASHINGTON The internal affairs division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being investigated for falsifying documents, intentionally misplacing employee complaints and bungling misconduct reports as part of a cover-up to mask its failure to curb...
  • More than half state reps in PB elected unopposed

    More than half state reps in PB elected unopposed
    The race for a seat in the state House of Representatives is already over in half of the districts in Palm Beach County. In five of the nine districts that represent the county, the incumbents were unopposed. Four will see Democrats re-elected, and in...
  • Harris eyes influential House caucus of conservatives

    Harris eyes influential House caucus of conservatives
    Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's sole Republican in Congress, said Friday he is seeking the chairmanship of an influential conservative caucus of lawmakers in the House of Representatives. The Cockeysville lawmaker wants to lead the Republican Study...
  • New House GOP leadership blends party's different political camps

    WASHINGTON House Republicans on Thursday recast their leadership, electing California's Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana's Steve Scalise to the second- and third-ranking positions. In secret ballots among the 233 Republicans in the House of Representatives,...
  • Possible removal of Wehr's Dam questioned

    Possible removal of Wehr's Dam questioned
    A local blogger and candidate for the state House of Representatives is speaking out against the possible removal of the 110-year-old Wehr's Dam on Jordan Creek in South Whitehall Township. Michael Molovinsky, a South Whitehall resident, addressed the...
  • Can Kevin McCarthy instill a California mind-set in his House GOP colleagues?

    The meteoric rise of Rep. Kevin McCarthy to House majority leader, the second-highest position behind Speaker John A. Boehner, is noteworthy for a couple of reasons. He was elected to Congress just eight years ago and hasn't even chaired a subcommittee,...