| Jan 2, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Although the fiscal cliff was avoided, U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster said during a conference call Wednesday that the next step is to control spending. He said he believes there are some serious reforms that need to be made to Social Security, Medicare and...
| Apr 22, 2013
Delays may average 50 minutes per flight at O'Hare International Airport this week because of fewer air traffic controllers in the tower until the federal budget sequestration is resolved, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
It would be the...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The federal Environmental Protection Agency will not ask for an additional review of the Route 219 project from the Meyersdale Bypass north to where the four-lane currently ends in Somerset.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:05 PM
I'm not statistician enough to know how much of the story U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster's editorial ("Time to repeal Obamacare," May 16) tells, but surely we agree that the existing health care system deserved overhaul. We are a sick nation, getting sicker,...
| May 7, 2013
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives is asking the Navy to have the USS Somerset commissioned in the state.
The House unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday written by state Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar, R-Allegheny Township. The goal of the...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:40 PM
The USS Somerset will be commissioned in Philadelphia.
Somerset County Commissioner John Vatavuk received an email Wednesday night from the ship's commander, Capt. Tom Dearborn, confirming the Navy's decision.
"Somerset is an important ship...
| May 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
It was good news to hear the USS Somerset's commissioning service will be held in Philadelphia.
The Navy is set to commission the 684-foot vessel in the beginning of 2014.
The Navy dedicated the ship to Somerset County because of all the events and...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 6:00 PM
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., delivered the Republican weekly address Saturday.
Shuster represents the Ninth Congressional District, which includes Franklin and Fulton counties.
“This week, many Americans had their flights delayed or canceled...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Pa. Senate passes legislation that would allow counties to eliminate position of jury commissioner
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Senate approved legislation Thursday that would allow most Pennsylvania counties to eliminate the position of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:54 PM
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has introduced legislation he said would stop the wasteful mismanagement of funds while securing work for Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg.
Shuster, R-Pa., opposes continued development funding of the Medium Extended Air...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:18 PM
BERLIN — While work to restore Pennsylvania — and Somerset County — from recovery to economic prosperity is well underway, there is much more to be done, Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley told county Republicans Thursday.
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...