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Accelerate bill

March 10, 2016 I am writing to request support for Pa. House Bill No. 1041, an act providing legal protections from abusive work environments and for remedies. more »»

Trust in Halvorson too much of a risk

March 10, 2016 Rep. Bill Shuster has earned my respect because he takes action, instead of giving lip service to important issues. more »»

Statute of limitations should be lifted for all

March 10, 2016 I agree that the statute of limitations needs to be abolished, but not just for victims of priests. more »»

Shuster going to bat on health care reform

March 9, 2016 All of us have been impacted one way or another from the devastating impact of Obamacar. more »»

Shuster doesn’t act like true conservative

March 9, 2016 Congressman Bill Shuster’s plan to “privatize” air traffic control by handing it over to the four remaining airlines was a horrid idea even before it was tainted by his dalliances and pleasure jaunt... more »»

So far, Halvorson focusing on attacks

March 9, 2016 Retired landlord and property tycoon Art Halvorson wants to be our congressman, but he has yet to decide what kind of campaign he wants to run. more »»

Sestak has right idea on national security

March 9, 2016 Joe Sestak recently brought his U.S. Senate campaign to Altoona during a statewide tour on foreign policy. As a retired Navy admiral, he is very knowledgeable about national security. more »»

Former coworker believes in McGinnis

March 9, 2016 In a recent letter to the Mirror, Ms. Beth Ann Andrews accused state Rep. John McGinnis of arrogance. more »»

Drivers should go slower on Dunnings Highway

March 9, 2016 I was wondering how to go about getting a speed limit changed? The stretch of Dunnings Highway from Newry to the Duncansville intersection is 45 mph. So that means people are going 50 or more. more »»

McGinnis brings rare combination

March 8, 2016 I’m envious of people living in Pennsylvania’s 79th Legislative District. more »»

McGinnis brings rare combination

March 8, 2016 I’m envious of people living in Pennsylvania’s 79th Legislative District. more »»

Re-elect McGinnis, budgetary expert

March 8, 2016 I have known John McGinnis for six years and have worked with him for the last four years. He is an honest, principled, God-fearing man who does not waiver on issues. more »»

Diocese must work with its parishes

March 7, 2016 I want to thank Bishop Mark Bartchak for addressing the important task of keeping Catholic schools open. more »»

Mental illness must be addressed

March 5, 2016 Another day, another mass murder from a deranged shooter, so now the headlines scream “Gunman hits six.” Well, we have Ronald Reagan to thank. more »»

Preserve right to bear arms

March 5, 2016 I am deeply worried about the attempts to take the Second Amendment right out of the U.S. Constitution (the right to bear arms). Not only am I a member of the National Rifle Association, I am a U.. more »»

Vatican should reconsider finances

March 5, 2016 The current controversy over closing a number of local Catholic schools is interesting to me since part of the reason is monetary. My question is three-fold: 1. more »»

Big insurance integrity lacking

March 4, 2016 Recently our medical emergency companies have been having difficulties with insurance companies short-paying their bills. On a good day, they pay 80 percent of their bill. more »»

Strangling future with regulation

March 4, 2016 Government pretends it’s the cause of progress. Then it strangles innovation. We know government understands that new technologies are important. more »»

Clinton waging war on whites

March 4, 2016 Hillary Clinton is sweeping the Democratic primaries across the South by capturing nearly all of the black votes — a staggering 86 percent in South Carolina. more »»

Volunteerism thriving in Hollidaysburg

March 3, 2016 I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to two very important organizations in Hollidaysburg: Friends of the Hollidaysburg Area Library (FHAL) and the Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club (HAWC). more »»

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