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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Wolf holds big lead in RMU poll

   September 3, 2014 2:08 pm    0

Democratic nominee Tom Wolf shows no sign of weakening in the Pennsylvania governor’s race. Another poll shows Wolf with a commanding lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett,  55.5 percent to 24.7 percent among likely voters, according to the Robert Morris University Polling Institute, sponsored by Trib Total Media. Time has just about run out for Corbett, even with…


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Mail handlers union endorses LaVallee

   September 2, 2014 3:53 pm    1

This today from Democratic congressional candidate Dan LaVallee’s campaign: National Mail Handlers Union Local 309 Endorses LaVallee  Erie– The National Postal Mail Handlers Union Local 309 announced their endorsement of Dan LaVallee in Pennsylvania’s Third Congressional District race.  Dan LaVallee responded by saying, “I’m honored to receive the endorsement of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union…


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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   August 29, 2014 4:20 pm    0

President Barack Obama and Chaka Fattah are among the mentions. Check it out here. Enjoy the weekend , everyone. –Kevin Flowers


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Wiley to present proceeds from Veterans Resource Expo

   August 29, 2014 3:16 pm    0

    From the office of State Sen. Sean Wiley: On Tuesday, September 2, Senator Sean D. Wiley (D-Erie) will present a check to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.   On April 24, 2014, Senator Wiley, in coordination with the Erie County Vietnam Veterans Memorial, held the first annual Veterans Resource expo, welcoming dozens of service providers…


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Corbett poll numbers low again

   August 28, 2014 10:56 am    0

Gov. Tom Corbett  isn’t gaining ground in his bid to win a second term, a new poll shows. In fact, despite a barrage of negative campaign advertising and heavy campaigning in Erie and the rest of the state, his campaign remains struck in neutral. Corbett, who’s seeking a second term, is losing to Democratic nominee…


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Strano Taylor commemorates 19th Amendment

   August 27, 2014 9:09 am    0

Kerith Strano Taylor, the Democratic nominee for Congress in the 5th District, was among more than two dozen Democratic women candidates who commemorated the 94th anniversary of the constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote. Strano Taylor joined the others Tuesday on the steps of the state Capitol to celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution….


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