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Letter: Judicial Gerrymandering Is the Latest Move by Untrustworthy Politicians
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Letter: Judicial Gerrymandering Is the Latest Move by Untrustworthy Politicians
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
Our General Assembly leaders have shown their true colors, confirming what voters already know: party leaders put party interests ahead of voters’ interests. [Read More]
Letter: The Dysfunction Is Real
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Letter: The Dysfunction Is Real
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
Donald Trump became a household name from his “reality” TV show. Americans knew it was “fake reality,” but it did provide mindless entertainment for millions. Now he’s President Trump and he doesn’t understand the reality of his own actions—or, in many cases, negligent inaction. [Read More]
Letter: Democrats Need to Admit the Truth About Russian Collusion Allegations
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Letter: Democrats Need to Admit the Truth About Russian Collusion Allegations
5 days ago - StateCollege.com
I have yet to find a single Democrat who is willing to admit that the Russian collusion claim was a hoax, and I struggle to understand why. [Read More]
Letter: Stop Gerrymandering in Pa.
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Letter: Stop Gerrymandering in Pa.
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Gerrymandering in Pennsylvania is unfair. Our legislators had an opportunity to fix this, but they failed. [Read More]
Letter: Corman and Benninghoff Failed Us on Redistricting Reform
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Letter: Corman and Benninghoff Failed Us on Redistricting Reform
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
This Independence Day has been marred by a gross failure of Centre County representation. Lack of action from Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff helped kill legislation that would have stopped gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Letter: Neighborhood Associations Call on Local Businesses to Enforce Masking Requirements
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Letter: Neighborhood Associations Call on Local Businesses to Enforce Masking Requirements
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
State College residents, as represented by the Coalition of State College Neighborhood Associations, actively support our local businesses and want to continue to do so. we respectfully request that ALL businesses in the Centre Region proactively require their customers to wear masks and whenever po [Read More]
Letter: Know Before You Vote
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Letter: Know Before You Vote
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
We are all preoccupied these days with COVID-19. However, the 2020 Census is under way and voting districts will be redrawn, affecting us all for the next 10 years, long after the pandemic is over. In order to decide whom to vote for in November, citizens deserve to know where candidates stand on th [Read More]
In Crisis, an Opportunity: A Tribute to American Freedom
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In Crisis, an Opportunity: A Tribute to American Freedom
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Thomas Meade
“Crisis reveals character,” as the old saying declares. It’s a time to think and reflect, and ultimately this test should renew our focus, shift our priorities and build our strength and courage to endure. [Read More]
Letter: Thank EMS Practitioners for Their Dedication to Service
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Letter: Thank EMS Practitioners for Their Dedication to Service
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
May 17-23 is the 46th annual National EMS Week, which was authorized by President Gerald Ford in 1974 to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. Please join me in saying “THANK YOU” to the local Emergency Medical Service (EMS) practitioners for t [Read More]
Letter: It's Time for Redistricting Reform
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Letter: It's Time for Redistricting Reform
12 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The census is under way and voting districts will be redrawn. Let’s end the underhanded gerrymandered PA voting districts once and for all. [Read More]
Letter: Leave No Person Behind
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Letter: Leave No Person Behind
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I learned in my time in the Army to leave no person behind, no matter the cost. When we talk about loss, it is not just monetary. It is human. [Read More]
Letter: Proposed State House Bill Imperils the Economics of Local Ambulance Services
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Letter: Proposed State House Bill Imperils the Economics of Local Ambulance Services
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
House Bill 1862 would allow insurance companies to lock in out-of-network provider reimbursements at the insurer's median in-network rate for emergency care for that geographic region. Locking costs at median in-network rates will dramatically cut the already below cost reimbursement that EMS agenc [Read More]
Letter: Toomey Failed on Impeachment Vote
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Letter: Toomey Failed on Impeachment Vote
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I wrote to Senator Pat Toomey, also not for the first time, to express my outrage at his vote. I did receive a lengthy reply, which I found condescending and dismissive. Senator Toomey’s weak and tortured “logic” added insult to injury. [Read More]
Letter: Defend the Constitution
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Letter: Defend the Constitution
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
We the people deserve better. The House of Representatives impeached Mr. Trump and the Senate is now legally bound to hold a fair and impartial trial. [Read More]
Letter: Impeachment Unpleasant, but Necessary
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Letter: Impeachment Unpleasant, but Necessary
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
No matter how good (or bad) you think President Trump is, the question is whether he abused the power of his office or obstructed Congress, the two charges of his impeachment. No one is above the law, no matter how valuable to society he might otherwise be. [Read More]
Letter: No One Is Above the Law
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Letter: No One Is Above the Law
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Many say our representative, Republican Senator Patrick Toomey, will not vote to convict. Given the preponderance of convicting evidence, Toomey’s failure would seem driven by greed, power, and/or fear. It is time to implore Senator Toomey to honor his oath of office and vote YEA to convict and re [Read More]
Letter: National Legislation Is Needed for Large-Scale Progress Against Climate Change
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Letter: National Legislation Is Needed for Large-Scale Progress Against Climate Change
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
State and local officials in Pennsylvania are striving to build protections against climate change. To achieve larger scale progress against climate change, and show U.S. leadership, national legislation is needed. [Read More]
Letter: Constituents Want Information, Not Propaganda
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Letter: Constituents Want Information, Not Propaganda
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Congressman Fred Keller should demonstrate that he represents all citizens of Pennsylvania's 12th District, and understands his obligations to defend and protect the U.S. Constitution. He should use his newsletter to provide information, not bias. Keller is entitled to his opinion, but he is not en [Read More]
Letter: Allen Street Pedestrian Plaza Proposal Could Help Sustainability
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Letter: Allen Street Pedestrian Plaza Proposal Could Help Sustainability
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
A less obvious benefit is that the plaza likely also will help encourage less car use in the downtown area. As more high-rise buildings are constructed downtown, the population density there is rapidly increasing. Research and common sense tell us that cars and high population density do not mix wel [Read More]
Letter: Take Time to Support Alzheimer's Caregivers
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Letter: Take Time to Support Alzheimer's Caregivers
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Alzheimer’s disease is devastating, not only for the more than 5 million Americans living with the disease, but also for the more than 16 million family and friends serving as caregivers. [Read More]
Letter: Mitra Will Help Ferguson Township Move Forward Sustainably
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Letter: Mitra Will Help Ferguson Township Move Forward Sustainably
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Prasenjit Mitra is just what we need in Ferguson Township. He is a positive, forward thinking person. [Read More]
Letter: Mitra Will Champion Sustainable Growth, Inclusive Community in Ferguson Township
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Letter: Mitra Will Champion Sustainable Growth, Inclusive Community in Ferguson Township
40 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Ferguson Township has seen dramatic changes over the past 10 years. It has seen significant progress in attracting new businesses and residents to our neighborhood. Proximity to Penn State and other main employers in the region will continue to drive growth. [Read More]
Letter: Pipe and Higgins Deserve Your Support
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Letter: Pipe and Higgins Deserve Your Support
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Centre County is fortunate to have Mike Pipe and Mark Higgins working together as our county commissioners. Their accomplishments, vision, and spirit of cooperation is a shining example that all our elected officials, local and national, should emulate. [Read More]
Letter: Mitra Will Be Hard-Working and Committed as Ferguson Township Supervisor
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Letter: Mitra Will Be Hard-Working and Committed as Ferguson Township Supervisor
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Prasenjit is hard working and committed to responsible local government. He will help to protect our beautiful local environment as we manage the inherent conflicts of further development in our township and region. [Read More]
Letter: Mitra's Experience Will Make a Difference on Ferguson Township Board
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Letter: Mitra's Experience Will Make a Difference on Ferguson Township Board
41 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Beyond any doubt, Prof. Prasenjit Mitra is the most qualified candidate for the position of Board of Supervisors, Ward 2, Ferguson Township. [Read More]

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