Posts tagged Mike Kelly

LaVallee gets endorsement in bid for Congress

   August 5, 2014 2:56 pm    0

  Democrat Dan LaVallee, running for Congress in the 3rd District, has received the endorsement from the Alliance for Retired Americans. “This organization represents thousands of union retirees throughout the 3rd Congressional District. The issue of protecting and preserving Medicare for future generations is a priority to me. My opponent’s actions have demonstrated that we are…

 

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Kelly, Thompson gain small business backing

   May 7, 2014 10:27 am    0

U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson have picked up another endorsement in their bids for re-election. Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., and  Thompson, Howard Township, Centre County, R-5th Dist., gained the backing of The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s leading small-business association. Kevin Shivers, executive state director of NFIB Pennsylvania, said in a statement,…

 

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LaVallee grabs endorsement from Erie union, two others

   April 30, 2014 11:29 am    0

Dan LaVallee, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 3rd District, continues to gain support from labor. He’s announced that the United Mine Workers of America District 2, The International Association of Fire Fighters Local 293, and the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO have endorsed his campaign. LaVallee is unopposed for his party’s nomination in the May 20 primary. His…

 

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LaVallee scores third labor endorsement in 3rd Dist. race

   March 20, 2014 9:45 am    0

Dan LaVallee, a Democratic candidate for Congress in the 3rd District, has picked up another labor endorsement. LaVallee, 26, of Cranberry Township, Butler County, got the endorsement from Local 9 of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers.  LaVallee said in a statement that he was “thrilled” to get the endorsement. “For far too…

 

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LaVallee picks up 2nd labor endorsement

   March 13, 2014 9:20 am    0

Dan LaVallee, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the 3rd District, has picked up another labor union endorsement. Sheet Metal Workers Local Union No. 12 has endorsed LaVallee, who is unopposed for his party’s nomination in the May 20 primary. He will face U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., in the Nov. 4 election. Kelly is…

 

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LaVallee gets endorsement in 3rd Dist. race

   March 3, 2014 3:54 pm    0

Congressional candidate Dan LaVallee today received an endorsement from Steamfitters Local No. 449 and its nearly 1,500 members. LaVallee, 26, of Cranberry Township, Butler County, is a Democrat running for his party’s nomination in the 3rd District, which includes the city of Erie and western Erie County. He is the only Democrat in the race. If no one…

 

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Thompson, Kelly vote against raising debt ceiling

   February 12, 2014 11:53 am    0

Wondering how Erie County’s two U.S. representatives voted on extending the nation’s debt ceiling without concessions and their reasons for it? Both Congressmen Mike Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., and Glenn Thompson, of Howard Township, Centre County, R-5th Dist., voted against it, though the measure gained enough GOP support to pass the House, 221-201. Thompson’s spokesman,…

 

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Kelly invites state senator to SOTU address

   January 27, 2014 9:52 am    0

  U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly has invited Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Robbins to be his guest at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. President Barack Obama will make the address to a joint session of Congress at 9 p.m. Kelly, of Butler, R-3rd Dist., noted that Robbins is retiring at the end of his current term. Robbins,…

 

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Kelly, Thompson didn’t take pay during shutdown

   October 18, 2013 9:46 am    1

The dust has settled, for now, after a 16-day partial federal government shutdown. Some of you have wondered whether the two congressmen who divide their representation of Erie County accepted their congressional pay during the shutdown. Both U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly, of  Butler, R-3rd  Dist., and U.S. Rep. Glenn Thompson, of Howard Township, Centre County,…

 

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Toomey stands alone among those representing Erie

   October 17, 2013 8:33 am    5

The Erie area is represented by four members of Congress, only one of whom voted against the bill to reopen the government and extend the nation’s borrowing authority until Feb. 7. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., joined 17 of his Senate colleagues in voting against the bill. The vote was 81-18 in the Democratic-controlled Senate. U.S. Sen….

 

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