61 Total Quotes

Ed Rendell Quotes

Ed Rendell
Number one I think we should impose a fee or a tax on the transportation of trash per mile.
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#American Politician

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In the midst of a war, when many new men and women will join the legion of veterans, does it really make sense for the president to increase the cost of vets' prescriptions by 100 percent?
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#Men

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America has lost one of the great civil rights activists of our time. ... She did it with dedication, class, grace and dignity,
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#America

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Growing Greener doesn't produce money for farmland preservation or open space preservation.
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And preserving our open spaces or having them there for recreational purposes is one of the things that contributes to the high level of quality of life that we offer in Pennsylvania, and that also translates into economic benefits.
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The market is ripe for investments in major energy projects that stabilize [fuel] prices, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, promote domestic employment and economic development and improve the environment.
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#Dependence

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We believe we're ready for them, ... We wanted to make sure we were ready before anybody came. We want the people of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County to welcome them as folks who have been through hell in the last week. We want to show them a little bit of Western Pennsylvania heaven when they get here.
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#Believe

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brings home the crushing reality of this war.
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#Home

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It brings home the crushing reality of this war ... and the incredibly high price we pay for what we're trying to accomplish,
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#Home

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available to me as governor to perform state active-duty missions dealing with homeland security, natural disasters and other state missions.
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#Duty

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It's like preparing for a party and learning only 1/10th of the guest are coming,
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#Learning

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I think we're recommending to [the Federal Emergency Management Agency] no more than 300 people coming to Pittsburgh this week, and a greater amount in Philadelphia, ... The key is to get it right. The temptation is to say, 'Send us everyone you need,' but we don't want their experience in Pennsylvania to be an unsatisfactory one. We're taking these people with the idea that they might be with us for four or five or six months.
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#Management

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Joe Lieberman would be a bold and courageous choice,
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#Choice

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triumph of the misuse of power.
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#Power

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This special session will provide a focused way to deliver on that promise without the influence of other issues,
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#Influence

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How dare they say that John Kerry is liberal when they have run up the biggest deficit in the history of this country?
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#History

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then the FBI owes that explanation not only to the mayor, but to the people of Philadelphia.
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#People

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But the FBI spokesman won't tell us anything else ... They won't tell the people of Philadelphia who in four weeks have to decide whether to re-elect a mayor or not,
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I am determined to start bringing our energy independence back,
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#Energy

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During this time of war, it is absolutely the wrong time for our federal government to step back from any of its commitments to our veterans. To do so would be penny wise but pound foolish,
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#Government

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to be paid by every vet wishing to participate in the Veterans Administration health care program.
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#Health

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since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 14,000 Pennsylvania National Guard members have left the comfort of their home to risk their lives for our security.
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#Comfort

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The families of the brave service men and women from all 50 states now know for sure that their loved ones did not die in vain. This war has reminded us of the solemn pledge our nation makes to our veterans.
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#Men

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Bottled water was, at best, a temporary solution for this community,
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#Community

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If legislation is enacted to do that, we would terminate the litigation,
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#Legislation

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clean government, honest leadership and new hope.
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#Government

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But if [gaming board members] don't move on this, you may well find that there will be legislation to do away with the distributor requirement.
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#Legislation

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Because this is an industry that is young, it has tremendous potential,
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#Potential

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I'm not sure there's any support for doing it in the Legislature because whoever handles the assessment problem, people get mad at them, no matter what the outcome is, and our Legislature generally doesn't like to have people mad at them,
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