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Letter: Incumbents Merit Reelection to Penn State Board of Trustees
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Letter: Incumbents Merit Reelection to Penn State Board of Trustees
8 hours 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]
Letter: Majority of 12th District Believes We Need to Address Climate Change
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Letter: Majority of 12th District Believes We Need to Address Climate Change
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com
What do Walmart, the Department of Defense, and residents of the 12th Congressional District have in common? They know that climate change is real and that it’s time to take action. [Read More]
Letter: Calling All Registered Voters
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Letter: Calling All Registered Voters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
It is important to know that ALL registered voters can vote in the special May 21 election for U.S. Representative: Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and all other registered voters. [Read More]
Letter: Friedenberg Will Represent the People, Not Special Interests
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Letter: Friedenberg Will Represent the People, Not Special Interests
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Across the towns and farms of Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District, people are concerned about their health care, their ability to afford a higher education for themselves or their children, about our crumbling infrastructure and the opioid crisis. For too many years, our representation in C [Read More]
Letter: I'm Worried for My Patients, So I'm Voting for Friedenberg
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Letter: I'm Worried for My Patients, So I'm Voting for Friedenberg
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Independents, Republicans and Democrats can all help elect a competent, honest, hardworking and compassionate representative to Congress who has our backs when it comes to delivering on affordable health care for all. [Read More]
Letter: Writer Didn't Tell Us About Keller's Record
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Letter: Writer Didn't Tell Us About Keller's Record
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
It’s interesting to see what those writing letters to the editor in support of a particular candidate include and what they leave out. [Read More]
Letter: Get Involved to Make Sure Every Vote Matters
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Letter: Get Involved to Make Sure Every Vote Matters
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
If you believe that your vote, and everyone’s vote, should count in every election, please plan to attend the Fair Districts PA - North Central Regional Meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday May 4 at Williamsport Area Middle School, 2800 W. Fourth St. [Read More]
Letter: Behring Would Bring the Right Attitude and Approach to Borough Council
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Letter: Behring Would Bring the Right Attitude and Approach to Borough Council
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I am writing to encourage State College residents to support Dr. Deanna Behring for State College Borough Council in the upcoming primary election on May 21. [Read More]
Letter: Special Election Offers a Second Chance
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Letter: Special Election Offers a Second Chance
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
We’re at a time in our political system when individual voices are critical, as exemplified by John McCain’s heroic vote to preserve Obamacare. On May 21, voters in the 12th Congressional District have an opportunity to make a real change, by electing Marc Friedenberg. [Read More]
Letter: Fred Keller Is Best Prepared to Lead
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Letter: Fred Keller Is Best Prepared to Lead
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
From being raised in a house with no running water or electricity during the 1960s, to his congressional candidacy for the 12th district special election on May 21, Fred Keller has come so far in life – and yet not once has he ever strayed away from his devotion to neighbors and strangers alike. C [Read More]
Letter: Friedenberg Is the Clear Choice to Represent the 12th District
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Letter: Friedenberg Is the Clear Choice to Represent the 12th District
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
On the same day as our party primary elections, voters in this 15-county district will also choose our next congressman. Let’s get it right this time. [Read More]
Letter: Drunk Driving on Rural Centre County Roads Is a Problem
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Letter: Drunk Driving on Rural Centre County Roads Is a Problem
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Thankfully, the chances that an impaired driver will be pulled over along Pennsylvania’s major highways are greater now than in years past, and the penalties are stiffer. But our rural, single-lane township roads, with their associated low traffic, scarce streetlights and absent municipal enforcem [Read More]
Letter: Marc Friedenberg and the Green New Deal
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Letter: Marc Friedenberg and the Green New Deal
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I support Marc Friedenberg in the May 21 special election for 12th district U.S. Representative. With Marc, what you see is what you get. He’s honest, sincere, and dedicated. Marc has exceptional technical and social skills, but I’m writing because Marc also has a vision of how to create better [Read More]
Letter: Friedenberg Is the Right Choice in an Important Special Election
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Letter: Friedenberg Is the Right Choice in an Important Special Election
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I am glad that we now have another chance to elect Marc Friedenberg in the 12th Congressional District. I have met him, and I have been impressed by his dedication, his knowledge of this district and the challenges we face as a nation, and by his willingness to find solutions. [Read More]
Letter: Applauding Rep. Thompson for Work Against Animal Abuse
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Letter: Applauding Rep. Thompson for Work Against Animal Abuse
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I write to thank U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson (R-Howard Township) for his terrific work against the torturous practice of soring Tennessee Walking Horses, a plague that has marred the breed, and the equine world, for more than 60 years. [Read More]
Letter: Friedenberg Will Address the Crisis of Climate Change
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Letter: Friedenberg Will Address the Crisis of Climate Change
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I enthusiastically endorse Marc Friedenberg as the logical nominee to represent the 12th Congressional District. He will responsibly and expediently address the crisis of climate change, whose urgency transcends political party, in my opinion. We cannot delay any longer. [Read More]
Letter: PA Schools Work Advocates for Our Schools
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Letter: PA Schools Work Advocates for Our Schools
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The goal of PA Schools Work is to advocate for adequate school funding by uniting organizations across the state that represent teachers, school administrators, school board members, and parents; urban, suburban and rural schools; community organizations; and advocates for children. [Read More]
Letter: His Loss Was Our Loss
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Letter: His Loss Was Our Loss
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
A year ago, I was recruited to volunteer for Marc Friedenberg’s congressional campaign. What a lucky thing for me that I said yes. What a tragic loss for our community, the 12th District, our state and our nation, that Marc did not win a seat in Congress. He would have represented us with integrit [Read More]
Letter: Corrections Officers Grateful for New Law on Prison Closures
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Letter: Corrections Officers Grateful for New Law on Prison Closures
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The days of forcing corrections officers and their families to make split-second decisions about the rest of their lives are over. Our members risk their lives every day in service to their communities. This new law respects their sacrifice. [Read More]
Letter: 'Trump Being Trump' Must Be Rejected
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Letter: 'Trump Being Trump' Must Be Rejected
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The climate of hate that Donald Trump has cultivated in our country has resulted in two recent horrific events. His hate speech has consequences. [Read More]
Letter: Elect Representatives Who Will Address Climate Change
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Letter: Elect Representatives Who Will Address Climate Change
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Climate change deniers are willing to push the change to 2 degrees centigrade through their policies on coal burning and gas mileage on cars. Is it really worth conducting this experiment? We will all pay a heavy price. How can we stop this reckless behavior? One way is to elect Democrats to Congres [Read More]
Letter: Jake Corman Is a Strong Supporter of Law Enforcement
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Letter: Jake Corman Is a Strong Supporter of Law Enforcement
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
My husband puts his life on the line every minute of every day he is at work. That is why it is so comforting to have someone like Jake Corman serving in the legislature, because I know Jake has the back of those in law enforcement. [Read More]
Letter: Vote Out the Science-Deniers
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Letter: Vote Out the Science-Deniers
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Along with this science-denial, Trump’s administration and his Congressional supporters are doing serious harm to our environment with actions that jeopardize our air and water. [Read More]
Letter: Time to Start Putting People First
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Letter: Time to Start Putting People First
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Today’s Republican Party has all but abandoned John McCain’s belief that government should serve the people. When looking at the actions of our current Republican controlled House, Senate, White House, and Pennsylvania legislature one can only wonder who it is that our elected officials are real [Read More]
Letter: Voters Deserve Better Than No-Show Representatives
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Letter: Voters Deserve Better Than No-Show Representatives
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Neither incumbent, Republicans Glenn Thompson nor Tom Marino, bothered to show up for debates, thus confirming once again that neither has the interest or courage to face a live, public audience of their constituents. [Read More]

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