PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs -9/19 edition

   September 19, 2014 4:46 pm    0

The mentions include Philadelphia’s Democratic mayoral primary.  Check it out here, and have a great weekend. –Kevin Flowers 


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Wolf: PA needs hate crimes legislation

   September 19, 2014 3:13 pm    0

From Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s campaign: Wolf Releases Statement Calling For Hate Crimes Legislation in Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA – Tom Wolf, Democratic candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, released the following statement in the wake of an attack on two gay men in Philadelphia:  “The recent vicious attack perpetrated on two men in Philadelphia is…


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Sonney named to Great Lakes panel

   September 16, 2014 1:18 pm    0

State Rep. Curt Sonney, R-Harborcreek Township, has been selected to serve on the executive committee of the Great Lakes Legislative Caucus. The caucus is a bipartisan committee of regional lawmakers that will lead state legislative efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. The election took place in Canada at the caucus’ meeting in Quebec City….


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Mr. Smith goes to Allegheny

   September 15, 2014 11:17 am    1

Political junkie alert. Jeff Smith, a former state senator from Missouri, will speak at Allegheny College on Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. Smith will speak in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center. The presentation is free and open to the public. Smith is an assistant professor of politics and advocacy at the New…


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   September 12, 2014 4:14 pm    0

Penn State is among the mentions.  Check it out here and have a great weekend, everyone. –Kevin Flowers


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Kelly to hold meet and greet in Erie

   September 12, 2014 1:46 pm    0

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly will greet supporters in Erie on Saturday. Kelly, of  Butler, R-3rd Dist., will greet voters from 9 to 10 a.m. at Erie GOP headquarters,  in the Schaal Glass Plaza at 2305 W. 12th St. He will talk about the Nov. 4 election and how supporters can participate in his “get out…


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Quinnipiac poll: Bad showing for Corbett

   September 11, 2014 9:22 am    0

The polling news continues to be overwhelmingly bleak for Gov. Tom Corbett. A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released today gives Democratic nominee Tom Wolf an overwhelming 59 percent to 35 percent lead against Corbett in the Nov. 4 election. “A stunningly bad showing for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, who is clobbered across the…


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Casey urges Postal Service to keep Erie facilty open

   September 10, 2014 9:42 am    0

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey has joined the list of elected officials calling for the U.S. Postal Service to reconsider closing its mail-processing facility in southeast Erie. Casey, D-Pa., has written a letter to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe urging him to reverse course on the proposed closing. “I am aware that the USPS has to…


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs

   September 5, 2014 4:51 pm    0

 Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett are among the mentions.  Check it out here, and have a great weekend. -Kevin Flowers


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Another poll, another lead for Wolf

   September 4, 2014 4:00 pm    0

Yet another poll in the Pennsylvania governor’s race shows Democrat Tom Wolf with a double-digit lead, but offers some better news for Gov. Tom Corbett. While a Robert Morris University poll earlier this week showed Wolf leading by 30 percentage points, a new survey from Harper Polling shows Wolf leading by a slimmer margin, 52 percent to…


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