Tag Archives: Rep Lou Barletta

In steps Andy Ostrowski

Who is Andy Ostrowski? We asked the same question, and the background information netted newspaper gold. Andy Ostrowski ran unopposed in the Democratic Primary for Pennsylvania’s Eleventh Congressional District, and is now the Democratic opponent to Republican incumbent Lou Barletta.

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$17,400,000,000,000 and rising

On January 15 the US House passed its 2014 spending bill, H.R. 3547, which allocates no less than $1.1 trillion in spending for January through October of this year. The bill was introduced on the evening of Monday, January 13, effectively leaving House members merely 24 hours to read and investigate all 1,582 pages. What does the spending include? Let’s take a look, and then see how your representatives voted, and why.

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