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  Allyson Schwartz for Congress
Allyson Y. Schwartz (D., Pa.) announced yesterday that she was being appointed to the powerful Ways and Means Committee, while giving up spots on both the Budget and the Transportation and Infrastructure panels.
Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz has secured more funding for the fight on crime, and the local state legislators in the area have forced their colleagues to hold a meeting, dubbed the "Committee of the Whole", to discuss the issue of gun violence, and the ways that it can be reduced.
Allyson Schwartz is the Congresswoman of the 13th Congressional District, which includes the majority of Northeast Philadelphia, and Montgomery County.
www.allysonschwartz.com /articles.asp   (2245 words)

  
  Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Allyson Schwartz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Allyson Y. Schwartz (October 3, 1948 -) is a Democratic U.S. politician from the state of Pennsylvania.
From 1975 to 1988, Schwartz was the executive director of the Elizabeth BlackwellCenter, a women's health care center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1990, Schwartz was elected to the Pennsylvania state Senate, representing a district in Northwest and Northeast Philadelphia.
upto11.net /generic_wiki.php?q=allyson_schwartz   (193 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Allyson Schwartz represents the 13th District of Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives for the Democratic Party.
U.S. Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz is serving her first term in Congress, representing the 13th Congressional district of Pennsylvania.
Schwartz serves on the Budget Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where she serves on two subcommittees: Highways, Transit and Pipelines and Water Resources and Environment.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php/Allyson_Schwartz   (228 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz for Congress
Schwartz won’t pull that stunt again — and her continuing opposition to the planned Woodhaven Road extension project, Mrs.
Schwartz, with a firm grasp of the issues, has been an excellent representative of the people.
Schwartz is pragmatic enough to refrain from pushing for impeachment of Bush if he is found to have lied to the American people to start the war in Iraq, and she is not calling for an immediate pullout of the troops.
www.allysonschwartz.com /articles_details.asp?id=183   (653 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz: The State Senator from Philadelphia
Schwartz, they point out, was a major player in gaining legislative approval of the Children's Health Initiative Program, which expanded health insurance to children whose families couldn't afford it.
Schwartz speaks passionately about expanding health insurance and other issues, but does not talk easily of her own personal life.
Even though she was a political novice, Schwartz defeated a better-known Democratic rival for the nomination and beat Rocks in the general election.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/20000326Schwartz9.asp   (995 words)

  
 PA-13 Allyson Schwartz
U.S. Representative Allyson Schwartz is serving in her first term representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania.
Schwartz serves on two influential House committees, the Budget Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where she serves on two subcommittees: Highways, Transit and Pipelines and Water Resources and Environment.
Schwartz marked the life of her mother, a Holocaust survivor, earlier this year by giving her first congressional floor speech on the anniversary of the 60th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.
www.dccc.org /races/candidates/PA_13_Allyson_Schwartz.html   (512 words)

  
 Irregular Times Rating and Contact Information for Representative Allyson Schwartz of PA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Schwartz has not yet cosponsored H.R., which would put an end to the practice of "extraordinary rendition," in which Bush Administration officials send people into the custody of certain nations, knowing full well (some would say intending) that they will be tortured there.
Allyson Schwartz has not yet signed on as a cosponsor to H.R., which would keep government agents from riffling through your bookstore receipts and library records without your permission or knowledge.
Allyson Schwartz has not yet cosponsored H.R., which would keep members of the Federal Communication Commission from using their appointed positions to censor cable, satellite or internet programs they consider to be indecent.
www.irregularbin.com /house/SchwartzPA13.html   (1147 words)

  
 The Stakeholder:: Allyson Schwartz in PA-13
State Sen. Allyson Schwartz is taking on Melissa Brown, who has managed to earn an exceptional reputation for race-baiting in her 1 1/2 campaigns to date.
Schwartz raised $935,079 and Brown took in $439,790 from April to the end of June, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Schwartz has gotten a ringing endorsement from John Murtha, arguably the most universally respected Democrat on Armed Services, and has also won accolades for her environmental and energy proposals.
www.dccc.org /stakeholder/archives/000629.html   (386 words)

  
 Pennsylvanians Against Handgun Violence - News
A Schwartz campaign news release to announce the conference said of the candidate: "Her courage in the Senate has earned her the endorsement of the national Handgun Control and the respect of many of the leaders in the gun-safety community."
Schwartz put out a report on bills that she had promoted in the state Senate dealing with handguns.
Schwartz, Foley and Klink are among six Democrats seeking their party's nomination to run against U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum in November.
www.pahv.org /press/schwartz.htm   (658 words)

  
 Schwartz ready for the next step (phillyBurbs.com) | Intelligencer
Schwartz's earliest memory is a day when she was 5 years old, when a strange man came to pick her up from school.
Schwartz headed the center from 1975 to 1988, and it was then that Susan Frietsche got to know her.
Schwartz and Kukovich, now a state senator, are now known as "the father and mother of the CHIP program," said their colleague, Conti.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/113-10212004-386746.html   (1744 words)

  
 Northeast Times
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz isn’t ready to call President George W. Bush a liar or endorse a censure of him, but she does believe he broke the law by not getting court permission to use wiretaps to identify potential domestic terrorists.
Schwartz (D-13th dist.), in an interview last week at the Times’ office, said she recognized that the executive branch of government has certain powers.
Schwartz’s Republican opponent is Raj Bhakta, a businessman and former candidate on The Apprentice 2.
www.northeasttimes.com /2006/0420/schwartz.html   (780 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz
Schwartz was born on October 3, 1948 in Queens, New York to her father, who worked as a dentist and her mother, who fled Austria in 1938 after the German invasion (Pennsylvania: Thirteenth District).
Schwartz has already started to fulfill her promise of using her clout and leverage to support projects in the 13th district as she was able to “secure $42 million for critical local transportation and infrastructure projects” (Representative Schwartz Secures).
Allyson Schwartz is an example of a Congresswoman who is able to serve her constituents, voters and donors well on several accounts.
uselectionatlas.org /FORUM/index.php?topic=31885.0   (4473 words)

  
 GOP to Give Incumbent a Run for Her Money | The Jewish Exponent
Schwartz believes that tighter national gun laws are indeed what's needed, and if Democrats are able to successfully take back the House on Election Day, then that's exactly what they'll work to achieve.
Regarding her own race, Schwartz pointed out the discrepancy in experience between herself and her opponent, and argued that since taking office, she'd hit the ground running, bringing home $37 million in federal funds for various projects in the district.
Schwartz explained that reforming health care remains among her highest legislative priorities -- and plans to work to give smaller companies more leverage in negotiating with health-insurance firms.
www.jewishexponent.com /article/10748   (531 words)

  
 Northeast Times
Schwartz won’t pull that stunt again — and her continuing opposition to the planned Woodhaven Road extension project, Mrs.
Schwartz, with a firm grasp of the issues, has been an excellent representative of the people.
Schwartz is pragmatic enough to refrain from pushing for impeachment of Bush if he is found to have lied to the American people to start the war in Iraq, and she is not calling for an immediate pullout of the troops.
www.northeasttimes.com /2006/1026/endorseallyson.html   (643 words)

  
 New Dem of the Week: Allyson Schwartz (printable version)
Schwartzs move would ensure that Pennsylvania consumers have someone keeping an eye out for their interests each time insurance rates go up, checking to see that price hikes are in fact justified.
Schwartz argues that, particularly in a time of rising costs and uncertain availability of insurance, her bill would better protect consumers and hold the insurance industry accountable.
Pennsylvanians, said Schwartz, "should have the confidence of knowing a consumer-oriented crosscheck is in place to review insurer filings, rate increases and other insurance company activity, and to protect you against unethical activity of insurance companies." If the General Assembly adopts SB63, they will.
www.dlc.org /print.cfm?contentid=251390   (726 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz - Congresspedia
Allyson Schwartz has been a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania, representing the state's 13th Congressional district, since 2005.
From 1975 to 1988, Schwartz was the executive director of the Elizabeth Blackwell Center, a women's health care center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1990, Schwartz was elected to the Pennsylvania state Senate, representing a district in Northwest and Northeast Philadelphia.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Allyson_Schwartz   (1007 words)

  
 Allyson Y. Schwartz Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania
Congresswoman Schwartz Appointed to the Committee on Ways and Means - Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz was appointed today by the House Democratic Leadership to serve on the Committee on Ways and Means.
Schwartz voted in strong support of plans to increase criminal penalties for those building, financing, or using border tunnels; to deport illegal immigrants who are members of criminal gangs; and a plan to end outdated catch and release policies and crack down on human smuggling.
Schwartz: Republican Budget Policies are Failing American Families - Washington, D.C. - Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz spoke out last night on the failures of the Bush Administration and Congressional Republicans’ budget policies and the damaging effects it is having on American families.
www.house.gov /schwartz   (501 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz
U.S. Representative Allyson Y. Schwartz was born in Queens, Queens County, N.Y., on October 3, 1948.
Schwartz served as a health care administrator and was a member of the Pennsylvania state senate from 1991-2004.
In 2004, she was elected to the House of Representatives from the 13th Congressional district of Pennsylvania, which includes parts of Northeast Philadelphia and Montgomery County.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/ASchwartz.html   (276 words)

  
 Allyson Schwartz - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schwartz had originally planned to run for Auditor General, but changed her plans after Hoeffel's announcement.
She then defeated Republican Melissa Brown 56%-41%, the largest margin of victory in decades for a Democrat in Pennsylvania's 13th, once considered the strongest base of the moderate Republicanism that had long prevailed in the Philadelphia suburbs.
In 2006, Schwartz retained the seat by defeating opponent Raj Bhakta, who is most famous for his appearance on the television show The Apprentice 2.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Allyson_Schwartz   (952 words)

  
 Representative Schwartz
Please don't hesitate to contact my office to share your views on the issues, or if I can ever be of assistance concerning a federal agency.
- Jenkintown, PA – Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz announced today that she will be hosting a series of upcoming Smart Budgeting Workshops in conjunction with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley.
- Philadelphia, PA – Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz announced today that she will be hosting a series of upcoming Smart Budgeting Workshops in conjunction with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Delaware Valley.
schwartz.house.gov   (189 words)

  
 Gotham City: PA State Senator Allyson Schwartz Runs for U.S. Senate Against Rick Santorum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Schwartz’s record as a PA state senator shows solid support of gay and lesbian issues.
In addition, to give women a better chance to detect and survive cancer, Schwartz secured the passage of legislation to require insurance coverage of PAP smears, and to guarantee the quality of all mammography facilities in the state.
Schwartz believes in reducing gun violence and has promoted mini police stations, innovative bicycle patrols, and town watch groups in the Philadelphia area, as well as proposed those types of solutions for other Pennsylvania localities.
www.modeweekly.com /2000/00.03.16/GothamCity_00.03.16.htm   (694 words)

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