Quantcast
Last updated on April 24, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest Paul E. Kanjorski Stories

2010-03-22 08:33:00

Group praises progress but notes work is not finished ATTENTION NEWS DESKS: AARP is recording House and Senate roll call votes on key issues throughout the 111th Congress, and informing its members and all Americans of the results of these key votes. HARRISBURG, Pa., March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives last night voted to move forward with a package of health care reforms that will bring needed relief to millions of Americans struggling with the high...

2010-03-01 07:01:00

LAV launches Heavy TV-Ad Blitz - 500 GRPs - in Wilkes Barre-Scranton Market WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Congressman Paul Kanjorski is urged to vote "No" on the Obama-Pelosi government takeover of healthcare, in a major TV-ad campaign launched today by the League of American Voters (USALeague.com). The ads will run in the Wilkes Barre-Scranton media market, a 500 GRP buy. "Congressman Kanjorski, if you think you've got trouble now back home in your district,...

2009-03-04 23:08:50

U.S. President Barack Obama stepped in to sooth fears of economic chaos this week, advising folks not to fixate on Wall Street's ups and downs. What I'm looking at is not the day-to-day gyrations of the stock market, but the long-term ability for the United States and the entire world economy to regain its footing, Barack told reporters at the White House. But it took a look at a report half way around the world to send U.S. stock markets up Wednesday, as a stimulus-aided manufacturing report...

2008-11-05 06:00:02

By John Fritze Republicans lose several seats left vulnerable by poor fundraising and voter anger over economy Democrats in the House of Representatives were on the way Tuesday toward their widest majority in 15 years, fueled in part by high turnout and discontent over the economy, analysts say. Republican incumbents were unseated in Florida, Connecticut, New York and North Carolina, supporting predictions that dozens of GOP seats could be claimed by a Democratic wave sweeping...

2008-08-05 12:00:28

By Coulter Jones, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- A new filtration system will soon help in cleaning an acid mine drainage area in this township, as a $178,000 federal grant was announced for the project Monday. Earth Conservancy was awarded a $178,524 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to help clean iron out of drainage water in the Espy Run brownfield site, which is part of the Nanticoke Creek Watershed. U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski,...

2008-08-05 09:00:38

By Bill O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Aug. 5--HANOVER TWP. -- U.S. Rep. Paul E. Kanjorski on Monday announced receipt of a $178,524 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to install an "oxygenator" -- an aerobic wetlands treatment system that will reduce iron concentrations in the watershed caused by past coal mining practices. Kanjorski said the grant was obtained from EPA through the agency's Brownfields Program for the cleanup of acid mine drainage in the...

2008-07-16 09:00:34

By Bill O'Boyle and Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--U.S. Rep. Paul Kanjorski's re-election campaign has surpassed the $2 million mark, according to the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission. Kanjorski, the 12-term incumbent Democrat in the 11th Congressional District, added nearly $500,000 to his campaign war chest in the last three months, bringing his total to more than $2.1 million. His opponent, Hazleton Mayor Lou Barletta, has just over...

2006-07-20 17:43:54

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania town may have overstepped its authority in passing a tough law designed to curb illegal immigration, a Congressional agency said in a report made public on Thursday. The non-partisan Congressional Research Service, which gathers facts for Congress, said Hazleton in northeast Pennsylvania appears to have intruded into an area covered by federal law with its Illegal Immigration Relief Act Ordinance, passed by the city council last...

2006-06-29 17:58:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Democrats on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee unveiled on Thursday a bill to reverse a recent court ruling that blocked efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission to force most U.S. hedge fund advisers to register with the agency. The legislation, called the "Securities and Exchange Commission Authority Restoration Act of 2006," was introduced by Massachusetts Reps. Barney Frank and Mike Capuano and Paul Kanjorski of Pennsylvania. The...

2005-11-09 18:19:57

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gulf coast state insurance commissioners urged lawmakers on Wednesday to create a national catastrophe insurance fund, saying it was needed to backstop insurers against future devastating losses and preserve coverage. Without such a fund to help them absorb losses from future disasters, insurers will cut back risk coverage to mitigate risks, the regulators from the hurricane-prone states of Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Texas...