proposed laws

PA Bill Number: SB1000

Title: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the General ...

Description: To provide from the General Fund for the expenses of the Executive and Judicial Departments, the State Government Support Agencies and the Genera ...

Last Action: Bill, together with Governor's Veto Message, laid on the table

Last Action Date: Sep 29, 2015

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FOAC Monthly Meeting - October - 2015 - 10/11/2015
Scott Township Municipal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA 15106

FOAC Monthly Meeting - November - 2015 - 11/8/2015
Scott Township Municpal Building 301 Lindsay Road, Carnegie, PA

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"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!" - Samuel Adams, speech to the State House in Philadelphia, 1776

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