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Jim Gerlach

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  • Lehigh Valley congressmen split on debt ceiling vote

    Lehigh Valley congressmen split on debt ceiling vote
    With one Republican and one Democrat now representing the Lehigh Valley, this will be a common occurrence: Charlie Dent and Matt Cartwright split their vote Wednesday on temporarily suspending the debt ceiling. Dent, 15th district, supported it....
  • Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision

    Local U.S. lawmakers reaction to Corbett health insurance exchange decision
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett decided Wednesday to let the federal government run a health insurance exchange mandated by the 2010 Affordable Care Act for Pennsylvanians rather than set up a state-based site. Read The Morning Call's full story on the...
  • Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week

    Casey, Toomey on Senate committee that will investigate IRS next week
    Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday. Republicans and Democrats are...
  • Rep. Holden to the Lehigh Valley?

     
    As state legislators toil over redesigning the congressional map, one rumor making the rounds is that U.S. Rep. Tim Holden's district could be redrawn to include Easton. Holden, a Democrat and the longest serving Pennsylvania congressman, called it a...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Incidents And Accidents. Hints And Allegations.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After a lengthy absence, a cherished Capitol Ideas feature returns this morning. Yes, that's right, we're talking about the Name That Post Title competition so beloved by readers a year or two back. We offer......
  • Dent, Gerlach and all PA Dems vote to extend unemployment insurance

     
    All of Pennsylvania's U.S. House Democrats as well as Republicans Charlie Dent and Jim Gerlach voted Thursday to extend for three months unemployment benefits for those who have used up the 26 weeks typically alloted to people out of work.......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. While we sit here in the cozy confines of Casa de Capitol Ideas waiting for the washer/dryer repairman to show up, we'd like you to contemplate a new study from the Tax Foundation revealing that Keystoners handed...
  • How liberal or conservative are PA lawmakers?

     
    The National Journal each year analyzes a series of key votes of each member of Congress and calculates how liberal and conservative the lawmakers are compared to one another. Their results this year show that the Congress in 2010 was......
  • Santorum for Senate?

     
    Rick Santorum doesn't have much support for his presidential bid among Pennsylvania Republicans, but they'd support him over anyone else to run for the U.S. Senate again, according to a new survey by left-leaning Public Policy Polling. Voters were asked:....
  • Dent, all PA GOP vote for Cut, Cap and Balance

     
    Updated with statement from Dent's office. Unwavering from the Republican party line, all of Pennsylvania's GOP congressmen voted together (safety in numbers?) to put strict conditions on raising the nation's $14.3 trillion borrowing limit mere weeks...
  • Local lawmakers to toe their party line

     
    As Speaker John Boehner scrambled Thursday evening to secure enough Republican votes to pass his debt limit plan (so it can promptly be sent to the Senate to die), Pennsylvania lawmakers were not among those courted. Local area Republicans who......