| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:31 PM
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster is analyzing a Republican proposal for sweeping budget cuts.
According to The Associated Press, 60 government programs would be eliminated and hundreds would see a cut in funding under the proposal.
| Feb 2, 2011
| 3:00 PM
For the second year in a row, the opportunity was open to all Johnstown Christian High School students to take a bus trip to Washington, D.C. for the yearly March for Life.
On Jan. 24, 14 students and one teacher took the bus trip to Washington to...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week the Government Accountability Office outlined overlapping and duplicate programs funded by U.S. taxpayers.
The GAO report was the first-ever report to Congress in which the nonpartisan agency identifies federal programs that have duplicate...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:00 PM
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, D - Johnstown, offered an amendment to protect Social Security and Medicare during Tuesday’s House debate on a stopgap measure to extend federal funding of government agencies through April 8.
The continuing resolution will...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:10 PM
Showcase for Commerce will celebrate its 21st anniversary with a host of changes, including a new chairman and new date.
Daniel DeVos announced his retirement from the chairman position and welcomed Ed Sheehan Jr. as his replacement during a press...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Coal company representatives claim recent changes in federal oversight have slowed the permitting process for new mines to the point they are looking for help from local legislators.
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown, met with more than a dozen coal...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Based on the 2010 census Pennsylvania will lose a congressional seat. The 12th District seems to be a target.
The state legislature is responsible for redrawing lines for the 2012 election.
State Rep. Frank Burns, D - East Taylor Township, said the...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:57 PM
Taylor Clark is a 17-year-old senior at Johnstown Christian School. This is his second year writing for the Daily American, and he am hoping it will be as great as last year. He has a sister, Bre, and is the son of Mark and Randy Clark.
He has a...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Businessman and former congressional candidate Tim Burns announced Wednesday that he will run for the United States Senate.
Burns, 43, a Republican from Eighty Four, said he is entering the race for the same reasons he ran for the 12th Congressional...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:58 PM
The Pa. Sunday Hunting Bill HB1760, and the request by the US Fish & Wildlife Service to expand the federal endangered species list to include the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, are both peace robbing proposals our legislators should not support.
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:23 PM
An opening reception for the event billed as Pennsylvania’s premier defense contracting exhibition took place at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena early Tuesday evening.
According to Showcase for Commerce Chairman Ed Sheehan Jr.,...