Paterno faces challenge to candidacy

   March 28, 2014 11:40 am

Jay Paterno, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, faces a court challenge to his nomination petitions Monday in Harrisburg. But Paterno, a former Pennsylvania State University assistant coach for 17 seasons, told the Erie Times-News  and GoErie.com that he’s not concerned. “I’m very confident in the process we used. And obviously, the lawyers have to…

Hanger scores victory among progressive activists

   March 3, 2014 11:48 am

Tom Wolf is leading recent polls for the Democratic nomination for governor, but John Hanger scored a victory over the weekend. Hanger, a former state environmental protection department secretary, received the most votes for governor in a straw poll following a debate hosted by Keystone Progress in Harrisburg. The liberal group hosted 800 progressive activists over the weekend…

Lt. governor candidate visits Erie

   July 25, 2013 2:44 pm

It’s political summer in Erie. Politicians will attend today’s Erie Club picnic at Waldameer Park, and that includes a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in 2014, Brad Koplinski, of Harrisburg. Koplinski, 44, has been a member of Harrisburg City Council since his election in 2007. He won that seat by four votes — again proving the importance of voters…