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Concert ‘couldn’t have been more enjoyable’

April 7, 2016 I attended the United States Navy Band, Washington, D.C. Sea Chanters Chorus 2016 Tour on Sunday at the Altoona Area High School auditorium. Thank you to Kenneth C. Collins, Captain, U.S. more »»

Pro-life movement needs McGinnis

April 7, 2016 As co-chair of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives’ Pro-Life Caucus, I have been very pleased that the voters of the 79th District have twice elected John McGinnis to serve in our state... more »»

Halvorson not afraid to take a stand

April 7, 2016 In March 2016, I had the opportunity to talk with Art Halvorson and found him to be a man of principle and unafraid to take a stand on issues important to me. more »»

Educate yourself for when you call 9-1-1

April 7, 2016 The month of April has been designated as National 9-1-1 Education Month, with the week of April 10-16 dedicated as National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week. more »»

Hard work, integrity traits of Starr

April 7, 2016 When it comes to choosing a person to represent us in the General Assembly, I will cast my vote for Pete Starr. I have known Starr for more than 30 years. more »»

79th District fortunate to have McGinnis

April 7, 2016 I would like to let the people of the 79th District how fortunate they are in having John McGinnis as their representative. McGinnis has fought to protect PSERS and SERS pensions before they implod. more »»

‘Can do better than Shuster’

April 6, 2016 I do not know or have ever met Rep. Bill Shuster. I do think his time in Congress should end. I believe he really is a poor representativ. more »»

Starr could get something done

April 6, 2016 tarr could get something done It is time for a change in Harrisburg. We need someone who can get something done. We have had three years of kicking the can down the road. more »»

McGinnis right on social issues

April 6, 2016 Rep. John McGinnis is highly regarded by the supporters of the pro-life agenda, including the Pennsylvania Federation for Life, the Catholic League and the Pennsylvania Family Institute. more »»

Halvorson would serve veterans

April 6, 2016 In 1971, 73 percent of members of Congress were military veterans. Today, less than 19 percent have served. more »»

Halvorson could help fix government

April 6, 2016 In 2012, I spoke to Art Halvorson when he had a meet and greet at the Burger King in Tyrone. He spoke to people one-on-one concerning issues important to us. more »»

State legislators underworked, overpaid

April 5, 2016 The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has been in session six days in January, four days in February and six days in March. They are scheduled for six days in April and seven days in May. more »»

Let’s show Shuster ‘how smart we are’

April 5, 2016 When I hear the term “conservative,” I think of two words: fiscal and social. Bill Shuster is neither. more »»

Shuster stands for the wrong things

April 5, 2016 What is Bill Shuster for? Cutting Social Security, railroad retirement, Medicare and Medicaid, the import/export bank that robs taxpayers of hundreds of millions of dollars a year and privatizing... more »»

Walk mile in McGinnis’ shoes; you’ll respect him

April 5, 2016 I spent 11 years and my husband 22 years in the United States Army proudly serving this country we love. State Rep. more »»

McGinnis authority on pension crisis

April 5, 2016 I met Rep. John McGinnis of the 79th District in Altoona through recommendation from a friend as I was looking for extra support to help me on my campaign for school board in Plum Borough. more »»

No secret: Halvorson more conservative

April 5, 2016 Insanity has been defined as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Opensecret. more »»

Starr would ‘represent’ 79th District well

April 5, 2016 It is my pleasure to speak in behalf of Peter Star. more »»

Leave crosses alone

April 5, 2016 I read the letter giving well-deserved recognition to John Rutter, along with his wife Darice, for the decorations they put up at Patriot Park, across from Graystone in Hollidaysburg, where they live. more »»

McGinnis has fulfilled word

April 4, 2016 Every so often an outstanding person comes along who feels he may be able to make a difference in the way Pennsylvania Legislation operates. John McGinnis is such a person. more »»

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