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Updated: February 25, 2022 | 12:53 pm

Most Central Pennsylvania congressional reps condemn Ukraine attack; some criticize Biden administration

Republicans and Democrats are both blasting Russia's military strikes, but the GOP is using the moment to criticize President Joe Biden.
By Sam Dunklau and Gabriela Martínez

US cuts deal on steel tariffs with EU, but Sen. Toomey says more is needed

The Republican has criticized the levies ever since former President Trump authorized them in 2018 under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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At tele town hall, Toomey reiterates opposition to Biden’s broad infrastructure plan

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is part of a small group of GOP senators who has been working with the White House about infrastructure spending proposals. But as Democrats threatened to move ahead without Republican support on Tuesday, Toomey told voters during a telephone town hall that there are still enormous differences between the political parties.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Toomey ‘perplexed’ by U.S. Steel’s cancellation of $1.5B upgrade to Pennsylvania plants

Local labor and industry are still reeling from U.S. Steel’s decision to scrap major upgrades to its plants in the Mon Valley.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

Pa. US Senator Pat Toomey rails against $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said there’s “no justification” for the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief package House Democrats passed last week, and that instead of distributing more federal money, the economy should reopen immediately.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pa. GOP votes to ‘rebuke,’ not ‘censure’ Toomey for his decision to convict Trump

In the statement approved by the party, which has not yet been released publicly, members wrote that they are “outraged” that Toomey cooperated with an impeachment that “facilitated Democrats’ tireless obsession with partisan political retribution.”

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Pennsylvania GOP sets meeting to discuss Toomey censure

A censure vote is a symbolic gesture that may have no real effect on Toomey since he isn’t seeking reelection next year.

By The Associated Press

Senator Pat Toomey, who once unified the GOP, now on the outs over Trump impeachment vote

The conservative lawmaker is facing angry rank-and-file state Republican Party committee members and the potential of a censure vote, a symbolic gesture that may have no real effect on the senator since he isn’t seeking reelection next year.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press