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President Joe Biden’s promise on Thursday to punish certain businesses that don’t test workers weekly for COVID-19, or require vaccination as a term of employment, elicited praise from Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf.
LOCK HAVEN — The humidity was high, but so were the undeterred and attentive spirits of heroes and those honoring them at this year’s annual Hometown Heroes Banner Celebration.
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) released the following statement in response to the terrorist attacks at Kabul Airport that killed American troops and Afghan allies:
Following are statements released by members of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation regarding Thursday’s deadly terrorist attack in Afghanistan.
Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic
(Wolf) — The deadly attack in Kabul has many local leaders demanding something to be done.
Earl Granville is a local veteran who was deployed to Bosinia, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Granville lost his left leg to a roadside bomb while on patrol.
He shared with us what he thought after hearing about the 12 United States marine deaths from the attack in Kabul.
Pennsylvania lawmakers called for more security measures to protect U.S. troops in Afghanistan in the wake of terror attacks that killed 12 Marines and one Navy medic, and wounded at least 18 other service members.
“This is a devastating attack on Afghans and Americans trying to flee for their lives and the U.S. forces working day and night to evacuate as many people as possible. As more information comes in about this terrorist attack, the safety of our troops and the Americans still in Afghanistan must remain our top priority. ...
U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson called the House Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution passed Tuesday “a blueprint to spend money we do not have.”
A group of Republican lawmakers sent a letter to National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) director Dr. Anthony Fauci Tuesday demanding answers on the agency’s abusive testing of drugs on dogs.