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August 2015

Friday Happy Hour: The Urgency Edition

Creating-Urgency-for-Candidates-600x466This week marked the 95th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the passage of the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote.    On the very same day, Governor Wolf announced that Pennsylvania will now become the 23rd state where you can register to vote online, which was a total coincidence, we are sure. The state is making it easier to vote? How novel.

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PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards Discusses Highway Construction with APC's Bob Latham

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards makes her first appearance on Pennsylvania Newsmakers this week, joining Bob Latham of Associated PA Constructors and host Terry Madonna for an update on the highway construction program, the Rapid Bridge Replacement Program and efforts to urge federal policymakers to advance a multiyear transportation funding measure when the 34th short-term fix expires in October. 

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How to protect American jobs, economy and global positioning

ContiGuest blog by former State Senator Joe Conti

For decades, America has held a strong position in the global energy market because of the oil that we refine here before selling to other countries. But now, Congress is considering legislation that would permit crude oil to be shipped overseas to be refined and then sold back to us.

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Friday Happy Hour: Bucket List Edition

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The first of 289 GOP Presidential debates was held last night, and by all news accounts it was very entertaining and perhaps even informative.  But, there were also a few really good baseball games on, so some of us decided to watch America’s pastime instead. We are sure that Fox News will notify all of us when they are finished selecting a candidate, and then we can get down to business. 

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Former State Senator Joe Conti Joins Triad Strategies As Senior Consultant

ContiFormer state senator Joe Conti will join Triad Strategies as a senior consultant. Joe Conti brings to Triad strong leadership skills through an amalgam of experience in business, serving in the public trust and in higher education. His diverse background as business executive, state official, lecturer and trustee affords innovation and implementation of complex initiatives in both public and private sector entities. He offers years of strategic vision and practical decision making with outstanding communication skills, specializing in procurement, issue management, hospitality and biotech government matters.

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