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Catasauqua Borough Council: Sewer plant refinancing to save tax payer dollars

Catasauqua Borough Council

The Catasauqua Borough Council said it will save $350,000 with new financing for its 2011 bonds designated for sewage plant renovation. The Council held a special meeting prior to its regular workshop meeting to vote on the motion, which the attending members unanimously agreed to Monday evening.

Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race

Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who's running for re-election with the support of gun-control activists, including billionaire Michael Bloomberg.

Casey voices concerns over Berks residential center

Pennsylvania's senior U.S. senator is calling on the federal government to implement more changes in its operation of a center housing families seeking asylum hearings.

Libertarian, Paul Rizzo announces campaign for Congress

It will be a three-party race for the House of Representatives for one Pennsylvania district.


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