News for Edgemont PA - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Edgemont Pennsylvania. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/edgemont-pa News for Edgemont PA - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/edgemont-pa https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 05 Dec 2022 05:22:38 -0600 Casey, Coons, Scanlon, Boyle, Norcross, Fitzpatrick Announce Future Legislation to Address Skyrocketing RFS Compliance Costs Members to introduce legislation authorizing EPA to issue lower cost credits for Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) compliance and to invest in advanced https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-coons-scanlon-boyle-norcross-fitzpatrick-announce-future-legislation-to-address-skyrocketing-rfs-compliance-costs-31499444-bloomsburg-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-coons-scanlon-boyle-norcross-fitzpatrick-announce-future-legislation-to-address-skyrocketing-rfs-compliance-costs-31499444-bloomsburg-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Toomey Introduces Pipeline Permitting Reform Bill Toomey Introduces Pipeline Permitting Reform Bill Real, lasting permitting reform is pivotal to creating a sustainable American energy policy for https://www.americantowns.com/news/toomey-introduces-pipeline-permitting-reform-bill-31498474-kantner-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/toomey-introduces-pipeline-permitting-reform-bill-31498474-kantner-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Casey: Closure of Berks County Residential Center is Long Overdue PA Senior Senator has long fought against family detention, called for Berks facility to close Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-closure-of-berks-county-residential-center-is-long-overdue-31498514-erie-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-closure-of-berks-county-residential-center-is-long-overdue-31498514-erie-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Casey, Hirono, Hayes, Dingell, Ross Introduce Bill to Strengthen Protections Against Sexual Harassment, Discrimination in Education On the heels of Title IX’s 50th anniversary, bicameral legislation would ensure all students receiving a federally-funded education—from https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-hirono-hayes-dingell-ross-introduce-bill-to-strengthen-protections-against-sexual-harassment-discrimination-in-education-31498518-allentown-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-hirono-hayes-dingell-ross-introduce-bill-to-strengthen-protections-against-sexual-harassment-discrimination-in-education-31498518-allentown-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Casey Holds Hearing on Youth Mental Health in Senate Children and Families Subcommittee Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee on Children and Families Chairman Bob Casey (D-PA) https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-holds-hearing-on-youth-mental-health-in-senate-children-and-families-subcommittee-31497668-hawley-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-holds-hearing-on-youth-mental-health-in-senate-children-and-families-subcommittee-31497668-hawley-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Cartwright Statement on House-Approved Legislation to Prevent Rail Strike Today, Congressman Matt Cartwright (PA-08) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve an agreement https://www.americantowns.com/news/cartwright-statement-on-houseapproved-legislation-to-prevent-rail-strike-31497931-hazleton-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/cartwright-statement-on-houseapproved-legislation-to-prevent-rail-strike-31497931-hazleton-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Dr. Joyce and Representative Barragan Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Joyce and Representative Barragan Introduce Legislation to Expand Access to Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease Washington, https://www.americantowns.com/news/dr-joyce-and-representative-barragan-introduce-legislation-to-expand-access-to-treatments-for-alzheimers-disease-31497968-sabinsville-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/dr-joyce-and-representative-barragan-introduce-legislation-to-expand-access-to-treatments-for-alzheimers-disease-31497968-sabinsville-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Thirty-First Report Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Thirty-First Report Washington, D.C. — The members of the Congressional Oversight Commission https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressional-oversight-commission-publishes-thirtyfirst-report-31498467-sacramento-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/congressional-oversight-commission-publishes-thirtyfirst-report-31498467-sacramento-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Casey Statement on Respect for Marriage Act Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. “The right to https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-statement-on-respect-for-marriage-act-31497051-bloomsburg-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/casey-statement-on-respect-for-marriage-act-31497051-bloomsburg-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Scanlon, Durbin, Blumenthal Introduce Bill Requiring Justice Department to Publish Data on Federal Corporate Criminal Enforcement Actions Washington, DC – Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05) today joined Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Richard Blumenthal https://www.americantowns.com/news/scanlon-durbin-blumenthal-introduce-bill-requiring-justice-department-to-publish-data-on-federal-corporate-criminal-enforcement-actions-31497927-chester-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/scanlon-durbin-blumenthal-introduce-bill-requiring-justice-department-to-publish-data-on-federal-corporate-criminal-enforcement-actions-31497927-chester-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Statement on the Passing of Congressman Donald McEachin Today, U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright along with his fellow leaders of the House Sustainable Energy and Environmental Coalition, including https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-on-the-passing-of-congressman-donald-mceachin-31497933-hawley-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/statement-on-the-passing-of-congressman-donald-mceachin-31497933-hawley-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Pa Dems Statement In Response To Passing Of Senator Milton T. Street PENNSYLVANIA – Today Senator T. Milton Street, former Philadelphia activist as well as State Senator and State Representative, passed away https://www.americantowns.com/news/pa-dems-statement-in-response-to-passing-of-senator-milton-t-street-31496532-harrisburg-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/pa-dems-statement-in-response-to-passing-of-senator-milton-t-street-31496532-harrisburg-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Reschenthaler: Showing Gratitude on Thanksgiving Reschenthaler: Showing Gratitude on Thanksgiving WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) released the following https://www.americantowns.com/news/reschenthaler-showing-gratitude-on-thanksgiving-31495638-sabinsville-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/reschenthaler-showing-gratitude-on-thanksgiving-31495638-sabinsville-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Daniel Philip Meuser Weekly Update - November 20, 2022 Welcome to our Weekend Update. After the past few years of experiencing near-total Democratic control at the federal level, Republicans have won https://www.americantowns.com/news/daniel-philip-meuser-weekly-update-november-20-2022-31494138-pottsville-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/daniel-philip-meuser-weekly-update-november-20-2022-31494138-pottsville-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Kelly Introduces Bill To Hold The Irs Accountable, Strengthen Oversight, And Protect Taxpayer Money Kelly Introduces Bill To Hold The Irs Accountable, Strengthen Oversight, And Protect Taxpayer Money WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, U.S. Rep. https://www.americantowns.com/news/kelly-introduces-bill-to-hold-the-irs-accountable-strengthen-oversight-and-protect-taxpayer-money-31494719-railroad-pa.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kelly-introduces-bill-to-hold-the-irs-accountable-strengthen-oversight-and-protect-taxpayer-money-31494719-railroad-pa.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600