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Letter: Penn State Board Chair Urged to Condemn Alum's Letter to Jonathan Sutherland
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Letter: Penn State Board Chair Urged to Condemn Alum's Letter to Jonathan Sutherland
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
His disgusting letter to current Penn State football player Jonathan Sutherland about cutting his dreadlocks and not having tattoos is not simply a wistful missive from an older alum longing for a clean cut approach. His letter is ignorant of the culture and free expression each student of every gen [Read More]
Letter: Breon Has the Experience Needed to Be Centre County Prothonotary
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Letter: Breon Has the Experience Needed to Be Centre County Prothonotary
1 week ago - StateCollege.com
Jeremy Breon is the only candidate who has the knowledge and experience necessary for the position of Centre County Prothonotary. [Read More]
Letter: Higher Education Must Reinvent Itself
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Letter: Higher Education Must Reinvent Itself
2 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Tectonic shifts and even epochal changes in society are happening, catalyzed by disruptive innovative technologies. This conclusion was highlighted at the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Higher education is not ready. [Read More]
Letter: We Must Act Now to Address Climate Change
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Letter: We Must Act Now to Address Climate Change
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I am writing to express my concern about the imminent threat climate change poses to our world, our country and our children’s future. [Read More]
Letter: A Pathway to Environmental and Economic Wins
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Letter: A Pathway to Environmental and Economic Wins
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
There’s a reason why President Trump visited Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical complex in Potter Township, Beaver County – he understands that the facility is going to be a twin victory: one for the environment and one for the economy. [Read More]
Letter: Rural Broadband Is Needed for Farmers to Prosper
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Letter: Rural Broadband Is Needed for Farmers to Prosper
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The big stumbling block to achieve prosperity is the lack of broadband internet. Broadband is more and more a necessity in business, and lack of it cuts our farmers from needed investment. [Read More]
Letter: Remarks Are More Than Just 'Trump Being Trump'
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Letter: Remarks Are More Than Just 'Trump Being Trump'
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Trump’s words: 'Any Jewish person who votes for a Democrat is guilty of ignorance or great disloyalty.' Superficially this might seem just like Trump being Trump and not taken seriously. However, as a Jew I find this to be exceptionally worrisome. [Read More]
Letter: Protect Spring Township's Rural Character and Reject Rezoning
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Letter: Protect Spring Township's Rural Character and Reject Rezoning
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The proposed expansion of the Amberleigh development was "discussed" at the Aug. 5 hearing with the Spring Township Board of Supervisors meeting, but the discussion seemed to focus on what Amberleigh wants to do on the property. This is clearly putting the cart before the horse. [Read More]
Letter: Bellefonte Trail Would Be a Boon to Centre County
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Letter: Bellefonte Trail Would Be a Boon to Centre County
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
When I hear complaints about the proposed Bellefonte-to-Milesburg bike trail in the name of fiscal responsibility, I wonder if those who complain ever heard the business mantra “You've got to spend money to make money.” [Read More]
Letter: Do Your Job, Sen. Corman
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Letter: Do Your Job, Sen. Corman
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
If Jake Corman is so concerned about Lt. Gov. John Fetterman doing his job, we must also ask Sen. Corman to do his job. [Read More]
Letter: Joining the Fight to End Alzheimer's
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Letter: Joining the Fight to End Alzheimer's
18 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
During the month of June, communities throughout Pennsylvania are fighting back by sharing the facts about Alzheimer’s, sharing their stories, going purple and honoring those facing the disease by participating in The Longest Day on June 21. [Read More]
Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners
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Thank You to Our Local EMS Practitioners
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Pennsylvania’s emergency medical service providers responded to 1,606,540 emergency requests for assistance within the Commonwealth in 2018. That equates to a dispatch every 19.6 seconds. Please join me in saying “thank you” to the local EMS practitioners for their dedicated service throughout [Read More]
Letter: Affordable Health Care for All Is Good for the Economy
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Letter: Affordable Health Care for All Is Good for the Economy
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
When people are sick it is harder for them to care for their children, they miss days at work, and they have less money to spend on groceries, clothes, and other things that stimulate our economy. Right now, the only people who have health care they know they can rely on are senior citizens. This [Read More]
Letter: Why I'm Running for Congress
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Letter: Why I'm Running for Congress
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I’m running for Congress and I’m asking for your vote on May 21 to protect the values that my wife, Becky, and I are teaching our daughters. [Read More]
Letter: Broadband Internet Isn't 'Free stuff'
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Letter: Broadband Internet Isn't 'Free stuff'
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I wonder if Fred Keller knows anything about what the district he wants to represent really needs. He answered a recent TV debate question about the critical issue of cybersecurity with a speech on natural gas. That might give you an idea of how out of touch he is. [Read More]
Letter: Be a Knowledgeable Voter on May 21
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Letter: Be a Knowledgeable Voter on May 21
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I’m convinced that if more of you learned about Marc Friedenberg — who he is and what he’ll fight for — he’ll be your choice on May 21 too. [Read More]
Letter: Farm Women United Endorses Friedenberg for Agricultural Policy
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Letter: Farm Women United Endorses Friedenberg for Agricultural Policy
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Farm Women United (FWU) submitted a series of farm, dairy crisis, and food related questions to the two candidates running in the special election for the 12th Congressional District seat vacated with the resignation of former Congressman Tom Marino. [Read More]
Letter: Friedenberg Will Help Solve the Rural Internet Problem
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Letter: Friedenberg Will Help Solve the Rural Internet Problem
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Recent discussion and newspaper coverage of the lack of rural broadband computer service in Pennsylvania should remind us all of exactly what ineffective government looks like. [Read More]
Letter: Exarchos Is a Proven Leader
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Letter: Exarchos Is a Proven Leader
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Chris Exarchos is running for Centre County Commissioner, and I highly recommend him for this position. He has a long-demonstrated history of service to Centre County, including serving as County Commissioner from 2004-2007, and from 2012-2015. [Read More]
Letter: So Many Reasons to Choose Friedenberg
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Letter: So Many Reasons to Choose Friedenberg
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The open seat in the 12th District will go to the winner of the May 21 special election, which is also primary election day here in Pennsylvania. For many reasons, Marc Friedenberg is the clear choice. [Read More]
Letter: Barlow and Behring Will Do Great Work on State College Borough Council
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Letter: Barlow and Behring Will Do Great Work on State College Borough Council
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
State College Borough residents have an exciting local primary coming up. While there are several good Democratic candidates, Jesse Barlow and Deanna Behring and stand out to me. [Read More]
Letter: If You Care About Health Care, Don't Sit Out This Special Election
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Letter: If You Care About Health Care, Don't Sit Out This Special Election
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
There is one candidate now who does want to protect and improve health care. His name is Marc Friedenberg. He is seeking to fill the seat vacated by Tom Marino in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District. [Read More]
Letter: Protect Those with Pre-Existing Conditions
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Letter: Protect Those with Pre-Existing Conditions
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Marc Friedenberg, Democratic candidate, will fight to protect the residents of the 12th Congressional District from having their healthcare snatched away. [Read More]
Letter: Incumbents Merit Reelection to Penn State Board of Trustees
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Letter: Incumbents Merit Reelection to Penn State Board of Trustees
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The election of Penn State trustees by the alumni now approaches the final week of voting. I strongly support the incumbents: Bill Oldsey, Barbara Doran and Ted Brown. [Read More]

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