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Letter: His Loss Was Our Loss
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Letter: His Loss Was Our Loss
3 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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]
Letter: Corman Is a Strong Advocate for Career and Technical Education
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Letter: Corman Is a Strong Advocate for Career and Technical Education
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Sen. Corman has been a strong advocate of career and technical education and supporter of CPI since he was first elected to the Pennsylvania Senate. Because he knows the importance of a skilled workforce and its positive impact on jobs and the regional economy, Jake has championed efforts to expand [Read More]
Letter: McCracken Is a Powerful Voice for Working People
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Letter: McCracken Is a Powerful Voice for Working People
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Long before Erin McCracken was running for state representative in the 171st District, I called her a role model. Her energy, talent, and intellect are awe-inspiring. [Read More]
Letter: McCracken Will Represent People, Not Special Interests
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Letter: McCracken Will Represent People, Not Special Interests
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
On November 6, you have a choice to make. A choice that will affect the future of our district and our state in the 21st century. A choice that will determine how our public schools and our public universities fare. Ezra Nanes is the right choice. [Read More]
Letter: Those with Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk
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Letter: Those with Pre-Existing Conditions at Risk
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Rep. Tom Marino recently met with the editorial board of my local newspaper and expressed sympathy for people with pre-existing conditions. He even said he wouldn’t vote in favor of legislation that would strip protections from people with pre-existing conditions. But Rep. Marino already has voted [Read More]
Letter: GT Can't Have It Both Ways
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Letter: GT Can't Have It Both Ways
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Is it “good leadership“ to characterize the proposals of every leading scientific organization as “weaponizing?“ These organizations recognize that our world is facing a crisis that demands action now. [Read More]
Letter: Ezra Nanes the Choice for Real Redistricting Reform
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Letter: Ezra Nanes the Choice for Real Redistricting Reform
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Ezra Nanes believes redistricting should be a fair and transparent process that works for all Pennsylvania voters. He knows we need to eliminate gerrymandering and create a citizen-led independent redistricting committee. [Read More]
Letter: Voters Want Climate Action Now
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Letter: Voters Want Climate Action Now
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Polling shows that more than half of young Republicans are concerned about the issue and want action now. I encourage them to join me in supporting Marc Freidenberg for Congress. His position is clear — he supports both the development of renewable energy sources and the federal regulation of gree [Read More]
Letter: Jake Corman Is Our State Senator
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Letter: Jake Corman Is Our State Senator
7 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Simply put, Jake Corman is as genuine as they come, and has a deep affection and respect for the folks he represents, regardless of which party they are aligned to. [Read More]
Letter: Ezra Nanes Will Restore Trust and Represent Citizens, Not Special Interests
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Letter: Ezra Nanes Will Restore Trust and Represent Citizens, Not Special Interests
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Ezra Nanes is running to represent all the people of this region. He is running to fight the opioid crisis, protect our healthcare, protect our natural resources, support quality education and help make it affordable for our children to go to college. [Read More]
An Open Letter to Republican Friends
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An Open Letter to Republican Friends
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Those of us who have suffered and continue to suffer in this crisis must join forces, forget our political differences for a moment, remember what we all have in common, and refuse to reward Tom Marino with our votes on Nov. 6. [Read More]
Letter: Republican Representatives' Actions Are Hardly 'Pro-Life'
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Letter: Republican Representatives' Actions Are Hardly 'Pro-Life'
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Our Republican Congressional Representatives, Tom Marino (12th district) and Glenn Thompson (15th district), proudly declare their “pro-life” positions. However, this assertion is belied by their platforms and betrayed by their votes. [Read More]
Letter: Ezra Nanes Is the Real Deal
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Letter: Ezra Nanes Is the Real Deal
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Ezra Nanes is the absolute right person to take Pennsylvania’s Senate seat for the 34th District. [Read More]
Letter: Just Say No to Marino
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Letter: Just Say No to Marino
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Voters must choose between the incumbent, Tom Marino, and Democrat Marc Friedenberg. Marino has refused to debate Friedenberg, declining invitations from many nonpartisan groups, including the League of Women Voters. [Read More]
Letter: Now Is Not the Time to Give Up
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Letter: Now Is Not the Time to Give Up
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Not only does Marc Friedenberg have a commitment to providing our communities with affordable and quality health care, rural broadband and access to higher education, but he is also a steady, genuine, and open person. [Read More]
Letter: Jobs Numbers Emphasize Need for Sound Immigration Policy
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Letter: Jobs Numbers Emphasize Need for Sound Immigration Policy
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
This election season, we need to remember immigration issues — and how misguided the Trump administration is. [Read More]
Letter: Trump Should Not Take the Bait of Firing Mueller
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Letter: Trump Should Not Take the Bait of Firing Mueller
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
As we head into the important midterm elections, we need to keep the positive momentum going. That’s why I urge President Trump and his administration not to take the Democrat bait of attempting to interfere with the Russian collusion investigation or fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. If he doe [Read More]
Letter: Nobel Prize Auctioned to Pay Medical Bills Is a Dire Statement on U.S. Healthcare
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Letter: Nobel Prize Auctioned to Pay Medical Bills Is a Dire Statement on U.S. Healthcare
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Leon Lederman died on October 3, in an Idaho nursing home. At one time, Lederman was the director of the Fermi Laboratory in Chicago, and had won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988. In 2015 he put his Nobel Prize medal up for auction — because he could not, otherwise, pay his medical bills. [Read More]

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