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NEWS
September 26, 2010
Parrott has shown tremendous leadership abilities To the editor: You can imagine my delight when Neil Parrott won his primary. Neil and his wife, April, have accomplished something never seen in this community: organizing, leading and encouraging ordinary citizens to speak up for the freedoms and values they hold dear. Through Taxed Enough Already (TEA) gatherings, they helped us to feel confident about speaking boldly and truthfully. In this effort, they have contacted via phone and e-mail.
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OPINION
August 8, 2010
There's a reason that entire websites are devoted to economist jokes. And why no one makes more fun of economists than economists themselves. I can't think of any other field where smart, respected practitioners are so often at complete odds. It is no work at all to find an economist who believes that our economy will be doomed if we continue this high rate of government spending. Nor is it any trouble to find an economist who believes that our economy will be doomed if government doesn't spend more.
NEWS
May 11, 2010
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional budget referees say President Barack Obama's new health care law could potentially add another $115 billion over 10 years to government health care spending. If Congress approves all the additional spending, that would push the 10-year cost of the overhaul above $1 trillion -- an unofficial limit the Obama administration set early on. The Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday the added spending includes $10 billion to $20 billion in administrative costs to federal agencies carrying out the law, as well as $34 billion for community health centers and $39 billion for American Indian health care.
NEWS
By DAN DEARTH | April 15, 2010
Slide show: Tea Party Tax Day Rally HAGERSTOWN -- Two 55-passenger buses filled with local Tea Party members left Hagerstown to attend the conservative movement's national rally Thursday evening in Washington, D.C. Some dressed in patriotic clothing, while others waved flags and held signs that read "Socialism is Stupid" and "Stop Bankrupting America" to protest excessive government spending. "I think the Tea Party is here to stay," Garrett County resident Lynn Patton said.
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By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | April 15, 2009
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Hundreds of people rallied Wednesday in the Eastern Panhandle against government spending and taxes, joining thousands across the nation who took part in hundreds of such "tea" party protests on tax day. "Basically, the government just needs to stop -- they need to think about what they're doing," Kathy Lane said as she held a sign attached to a yardstick at the corner of East King and South Queen streets in Martinsburg for...
NEWS
By DON AINES | November 5, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Republican Richard Alloway II easily defeated Democrat Bruce Tushingham to become the successor to Pennsylvania state Sen. Terry Punt in the 33rd District, according to incomplete and unofficial results from Tuesday's election. "We won this election together as a team," Alloway told supporters. At the same time, he said the state is facing very serious issues as he prepares to take office. "Everyone is aware of the economic challenges facing our country.
NEWS
By DON AINES | November 5, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Republican Richard Alloway II easily defeated Democrat Bruce Tushingham to become the successor to Pennsylvania state Sen. Terry Punt in the 33rd District, according to incomplete and unofficial results from Tuesday's election. "We won this election together as a team," Alloway told supporters. At the same time, he said the state is facing very serious issues as he prepares to take office. "Everyone is aware of the economic challenges facing our country.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | February 6, 2008
WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- A Franklin County Republican committeeman announced Tuesday that he plans to run for the Ninth District's U.S. House of Representatives seat held by four-term incumbent Bill Shuster. Travis G. Schooley, 33, of Altenwald Road in Waynesboro, has asked that members of the GOP help him obtain the 1,000 signatures required to appear on ballots during Pennsylvania's primary election April 22. Schooley pointed to increasing national debt as a reason for running.
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