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Candidates, Officials Talk Future of Farming at Ag Progress Days Candidates, Officials Talk Future of Farming at Ag Progress Days
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With campaigns heating up for a host of federal and state election races this fall, the government and industry luncheon at Penn State's Ag Progress Days on Wednesday drew plenty of candidates and elected officials. [Read More]
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Letter: Pruitt Needs to Resign Letter: Pruitt Needs to Resign
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
You would think that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency might have some interest in protecting the environment. Instead, Pruitt has abused his office to pump up the profits of giant industrial polluters, with total disregard for the safety of our air and water or for the future of our p [Read More]

Letter: Friedenberg Will Represent the People, Not Corporate Interests Letter: Friedenberg Will Represent the People, Not Corporate Interests
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
We were told they were going to drain the swamp by getting rid of regulations and entrenched bureaucrats. Instead they’ve given control of the government to corporations and lobbyists. This administration is more interested in protecting the corporations and the well-to-do than the rest of us. [Read More]

Nanes Holds Campaign Kickoff Nanes Holds Campaign Kickoff
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Democratic state Senate candidate Ezra Nanes held a kickoff event this week for his campaign in the 34th District. [Read More]

Howard Dean, Sean Spicer to Debate at Penn State Howard Dean, Sean Spicer to Debate at Penn State
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer and former Vermont governor Howard Dean will meet at Penn State in this year’s Great Debate, the College Democrats and College Republicans announced on Thursday. [Read More]

Letter: Friedenberg Will Listen to Voters Letter: Friedenberg Will Listen to Voters
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Marc Friedenberg is running for the U.S. House of Representative. He is now out there, talking to people, asking them what their problems are, and listening to them. He knows that outside the bubble of prosperity that has formed around Penn State (and even inside it) there are people who are sufferi [Read More]

Political Divisiveness Is a National Security Threat Political Divisiveness Is a National Security Threat
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Threats seem to loom everywhere from Middle East instability to military threats from hostile nations to radical terrorists or even cyber warfare. One of the biggest threats to our republic comes from the outside but is completely within our power to control. [Read More]

Courts Reject GOP Efforts to Stop New Pa. Congressional Map Courts Reject GOP Efforts to Stop New Pa. Congressional Map
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
In separate rulings on Monday, a federal court panel and the United State Supreme Court denied challenges by Pennsylvania Republican leaders seeking to stop implementation of the new congressional map issued last month by the state Supreme Court. [Read More]

Commissioners Consider Joining Push for Funding for Voting Systems Commissioners Consider Joining Push for Funding for Voting Systems
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday discussed joining with others around the state to call on federal legislators to renew funding for voting technology. [Read More]

New Congressional Map Means Changes for Democrats Who Were Looking to Challenge Thompson New Congressional Map Means Changes for Democrats Who Were Looking to Challenge Thompson
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The new Pennsylvania congressional map issued by the state Supreme Court on Monday has caused a change in plans -- and in one case a change in residence -- for Democrats who were seeking the nomination to run against incumbent Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Howard Township, in the former 5th District. [Read More]

New Pennsylvania Congressional Map Splits Centre County New Pennsylvania Congressional Map Splits Centre County
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released the state's new congressional map on Monday, and if it stands, Centre County is in for a change starting with the May primary. [Read More]

Mike Hanna Sr. to Retire, Son to Run for 76th District Seat Mike Hanna Sr. to Retire, Son to Run for 76th District Seat
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After 27 years in office, state Rep. Mike Hanna Sr., D-Lock Haven will retire at the end of his term this year, and Mike Hanna Jr. will look to succeed his father as representative for the 76th District. [Read More]

Letter: Time for New Representation for the 5th District Letter: Time for New Representation for the 5th District
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I believe that Marc Friedenberg is the candidate who will safeguard our ability to have affordable health care, improved education of our kids, safe drinking water and cleaner, healthier air. [Read More]

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