President Obama: Time to Pass Immigration Reform Bill

In his weekly address June 8, President Obama says that the United States Senate will soon take action to fix what the president has called “our broken immigration system” with a common-sense bill. The president urges the
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U.S. Dollars Designed to Outsmart Counterfeiters

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer As the world’s most actively traded and principal reserve currency, the U.S. dollar is probably the most instantly recognized form of money on the planet. Its wide use also makes it a prime target for counterfeiters, so the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau (more...)

Sign the Petition: Tell Obama to Stop Supporting SOPA 2.0

After the largest online protest in history, the Obama administration is still voicing support for SOPA. We promised to ask for your help if SOPA returned. We're asking now. This kind of backtracking demands a strong, fast response. We're running a petition to demand that Obama drop all support for internet (more...)

The Protest Of Anti-piracy Legislation

Internet's most-visited sites Wikipedia was shutdown January 18 2012. Why did it happen? Here is the explanation: " Today, the Wikipedia community announced its decision to black out the English-language Wikipedia for 24 hours, worldwide, beginning at 05:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 18 (you can read the (more...)

Texting While Driving Ban Is Law In PA

Gov. Tom Corbett signed new bill that will make it illegal to send text messages while driving in Pennsylvania, after state Sen. Robert Tomlinson called the practice of sending or reading text messages while driving "absolutely deadly." Now a ban on texting behind the wheel is law in Pennsylvania. (more...)

Bill to Help Emergency Natural Gas Responders

State Sen. Mike Stack today joined fellow lawmakers, Philadelphia Gas Works representatives and the family of a young PGW worker who died responding to a natural gas leak call to announce legislation that would help emergency natural gas responders. Currently, the law provides for a one-time payment of death benefits to (more...)

Buy A License For Your Dog!

Buy A License For Your Dog!

Do you know, that the city requires dog owners in Philadelphia to buy a license? Don't? So, you are not alone. Just 5% of dog owners get them, according to estimates. And $119,000 had add to the city's coffers. But like officials said, it not enough to support the city animal shelter: (more...)

Protests Against Pending Anti-union Legislation

In at least three states through the mid-western US there are protests against pending anti-union legislation. Protesters gathered in Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana, where Republican governments have argued that the moves are needed to balance state budgets tormented by deficits. In Indiana, House Democrats, in an attempt to block votes on labor (more...)

Madison Rally Attracts Thousands

In the US state of Wisconsin nearly 70,000 of demonstrators have taken part in rival protests in over moves to curb union activity. They converged on the state capital on Sunday and outside the governor's residence, marking the start of a second week of growing protests with threats of wider (more...)


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