Dahlkemper Announces New Health Care Reform Legislation
House bill includes provisions from Dahlkemper
Washington—As the leader on young adult health care coverage in the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) today took part in the unveiling of the new health care reform legislation, the Affordable Health Care for America Act. Dahlkemper was one of a small group of members to speak at the unveiling Thursday morning at the Capitol.
Encourages local leaders to take advantage of federal funding, support plan from Sen. Jane Earll
Washington—Today, Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) encouraged state and local leaders to take action on the need for a community college in Erie County and to support State Sen. Jane Earll’s (R-49th Dist.) proposal for community college funding.
Dahlkemper Works to Strengthen Great Lakes Jobs, Support Lakes Employment Long-Term
Offers amendment to comprehensively evaluate Great Lakes employment
Washington—Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) is working to keep Great Lakes jobs and industry in Northwest Pennsylvania through an amendment to the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. Dahlkemper’s amendment creates a critical evaluation of the employment base supported by Great Lakes transportation.
Dahlkemper Praises Retroactive Stop Loss Pay to Service Members
185,000 service members eligible for special pay
Washington— Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) today praised an announcement from the Department of Defense (DoD) that it will provide Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay to service members who had their enlistment extended or retirement suspended due to Stop Loss between Sept. 11, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2009.
Barry Grossman, the Democratic candidate for Erie County Executive is seeking volunteers. The campaign office is located at 1921 W 8th St, Erie PA. The web site is http://www.grossmanforcountyexecutive.com
Washington—Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) today voted to invest in top priority homeland security programs that will keep Americans safe. The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act emphasizes programs that secure our borders, ports and airports, and help train local first responders and emergency personnel. To maintain fiscal responsibility, the bill eliminates 12 programs and cuts funding for another 37 programs.