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Only in Duryea, Pittston, Pa.

September 12, 2017 by


Only in Duryea, Pa. If you are in a jazzy wheelchair you cannot get into the Duryea borough council meetings because the lift they use for people who cannot use the steps is not even close to CODE or size needed for an electric wheelchair. Only in Duryea do you scan the morning classified to […]

Name 4 a Borough that is causing extreme pain to #CRPS #Veteran?

June 30, 2017 by


May 9th I asked Duryea Borough to place a no truck turn around sign at the entrance of this tiny dead-end road. I also begged them to stop backing the garbage trucks up to my home three times a week. They could drive in and then back up with very few black up Alarms. I […]

A Message from DR Co-founder Tim Potts

July 13, 2011 by


By Tim Potts, Co-founder of Democracy Rising PA When lawmakers return in September (as if there aren’t problems to solve during the summer), we may see action on the proposed Public Integrity Commission. This strengthening of law enforcement with regard to honesty and ethics in government is the best legislation of its kind introduced since […]

Get Your Talking Points Here!

July 11, 2011 by


The (Pennsylvania) state budget is negotiated in secret and put to a vote before rank-and-file lawmakers know what’s in it. To keep lawmakers from looking like fools, and to put the politically correct spin on things, legislative leaders often provide “talking points” for their members. This year, for the first time, DR was able to […]

PA Legislature’s New Budget

June 28, 2011 by


Think of the Emperor’s new clothes, and you’ll have an idea of what’s coming below. Click here  for the current spreadsheet for the state budget as negotiated among House and Senate Republicans. Democrats were not part of the negotiations. The legislature’s budget begins on page 14. Altogether, it will cost taxpayers $1,221,180 per work day […]

March 1st Press Conference in Harrisburg Introducing State Immigration Enforcement Package

February 28, 2011 by


March 1st Press Conference Introducing State Immigration Enforcement Package Although this is not a NumbersUSA event,  information is being forwarded to members in Pennsylvania who may be  interested in attending or watching the live web cast. Dear Pennsylvania activist, The message below is from Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, a champion of  state immigration enforcement legislation, who […]

Referendum for a PA Constitution Convention

January 23, 2010 by


By Tim Potts Another compelling editorial: Reviving Reform, Bucks County Courier Times, Jan. 19. In truth…what to say when they say this: Opponents of a referendum on a Constitution convention raise a few common concerns. Here they are with some replies. We don’t need and shouldn’t have a convention. You’re entitled to your opinion, and […]