Corbett gets boost from transportation bill

   November 20, 2013 9:42 am

Gov. Tom Corbett got a much needed win when the state House of Representatives finally approved a transportation funding bill. Corbett, with sagging poll numbers as he readies a run for re-election in 2014, soon will be able to claim a victory from one of his key legislative agenda items. The others, a much harder sell before the election, are…

State lawmakers from Erie County meet monthly

   February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

The Erie County legislative delegation has vowed to meet monthly to discuss issues in their respective districts and to take turns hosting the sessions. On Monday,  state Rep. Greg Lucas, of Edinboro, R-5th Dist., had the honors as the group met at Crossroads Dinor in Edinboro. The word of the meeting comes from state Rep. Patrick Harkins, of Erie,…

Erie-area state lawmakers get assignments

   January 17, 2013 11:14 am

More Pennsylvania House committee assignments are being finalized. State Rep. Flo Fabrizio, of Erie, D-2nd Dist., is the Democratic chairman of the Health Committee. He is also Democratic chairman of the Joint State Government Commission and Democratic deputy whip of the House. State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro, of Millcreek, D-3rd Dist., has been appointed to three…