PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   June 27, 2014 4:24 pm    0

  Kathleen Kane is among the mentions. Check it out here. Have a great weekend. -Kevin Flowers

 

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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   June 20, 2014 3:34 pm    0

The mentions include Tom Wolf.  Check it out here. Enjoy the weekend, folks. –Kevin Flowers

 

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Kelly Appointed to House Education and Workforce Committee

   June 20, 2014 3:06 pm    0

From U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly’s office: WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) – a member of the House Ways and Means Committee – issued the following statement today regarding his appointment by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to the House Education and the Workforce Committee. Rep. Kelly will fill the seat of Rep. Trey…

 

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Salmon re-elected local GOP chairman

   June 18, 2014 9:40 am    0

  Verel Salmon has once again won the Erie County Republican Party’s top post. Salmon was elected to a new two-year term as local GOP chairman during the party’s reorganization meeting Tuesday night. He has held the position since 2010.  Anne Grunewald was elected vice-chairwoman. Salmon, 67,  is a former superintendent of the Millcreek Township School District. …

 

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Bizzarro to push for veterans courts

   June 16, 2014 2:39 pm    0

  State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, of Millcreek, D-3rd Dist., and another lawmaker will announce a bill that would establish veterans courts across Pennsylvania. Bizzarro and state Sen. Rob Teplitz, of Daphin and York counties, D-15th Dist., will hold a news conference Tuesday morning in the Capitol Rotunda. They will will be joined by state Reps. Marty Flynn…

 

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Of course: Wolf to attend Jeep festival

   June 13, 2014 9:29 am    1

Remember Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tom Wolf’s Jeep ad? It was one of the early television ads that introduced himself to Pennsylvania voters, and was later lampooned by Gov.  Tom Corbett in an ad of his own. Well, Wolf plans to attend what’s being called the “Jeep Invasion,” the opening event of the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival…

 

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Wiley serves as Dem leader on Aging and Youth panel

   June 12, 2014 10:28 am    0

For state Sen. Sean Wiley, it was noteworthy when the Pennsylvania Senate Aging and Youth Committee met Tuesday to consider two House bills and a Senate resolution. The meeting marked the first for Wiley, of Millcreek Township, D-49th Dist., as the committee’s Democratic chairman. “I am both honored and privileged to have this opportunity to work…

 

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PoliticsPA’s Ups & Downs for this week

   June 6, 2014 4:13 pm    0

“Female PA politicians” are among the mentions.  Check it out here. Enjoy your weekend, everyone. –Kevin Flowers

 

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Dems name Cole to second term

   June 6, 2014 1:35 pm    0

Bill  Cole remains the leader  of the Erie County Democratic Party. Fellow Democrats elected him to a second term as chairman Monday at party headquarters in downtown  Erie. Cole said he’s the first chairman to serve for a second term in 20 years. He was elected without opposition. Others elected were: First Vice Chairwoman Mary Jo Campbell, second term;  Second…

 

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Corbett gains endorsement from Perry

   June 5, 2014 11:15 am    1

Gov. Tom Corbett has picked up an endorsement from a fellow governor. Corbett’s campaign today announced that Texas Gov. Rick Perry has endorsed the Republican’s bid for a second term. Perry focused on Pennsylvania’s rebounding economy during Corbett’s tenure that the campaign said has helped create more than 150,000 private sector jobs and has led to the state’s lowest unemployment rate…

 

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