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Starr has shown compassion for people

April 11, 2016 Starr has shown compassion for people I am endorsing Pete Starr for the 79th District’s representativ. more »»

To his credit, McGinnis has been ‘outsider’

April 11, 2016 How often do voters get a chance to elect an outsider who is already in office? That’s the opportunity we have in the 79th District with state Rep. John McGinni. more »»

After suffering, victims deserve day in court

April 9, 2016 If only “Spotlight” was a fictional creation of Hollywood, and not the all-too-real story of the Catholic Church’s systematic pattern of hiding priestly child sexual abuse. more »»

McGinnis has proper expertise

April 9, 2016 Rep. John McGinnis, R-Altoona, has the right stuff. Knowledge, honesty, strong ethical morals, integrity and a proven good reputation is what McGinnis is made of. more »»

Harrisburg’s ‘smartest man’

April 9, 2016 We are in serious danger in the state of going over the financial cliff, mainly because of insufficient funding of our state and municipal pensions. more »»

Halvorson right choice

April 9, 2016 As a retired Marine sergeant, property owner and registered beekeeper in Bedford County, I support Art Halvorson for Congress because we need a generous hard-working veteran in Congres. more »»

Starr would serve electorate

April 9, 2016 I have known Pete Starr for more than 20 years, and the word that comes to my mind when I think of him is integrity. This is a man who has always put his country and community firs. more »»

Starr is man of integrity

April 9, 2016 As a resident of the 79th District, I would like to express some personal thoughts about Pete Starr. I’ve known Starr from his first ever trip to Altoona 50 years ago when he was serving in the U.S. more »»

Halvorson would nix Obamacare

April 9, 2016 Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, advertises that he has voted 60 times to repeal Obamacare. But these bills have failed to become law, and Obamacare is still with us. more »»

Voters should be sure Starr is on the rise

April 8, 2016 What a shame that our legislators do not have the interest of the people they represent. Our Pa. legislators have not passed a budget for nearly a year. more »»

Sanders will put end to corporate welfare

April 8, 2016 I’m supporting Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders. more »»

McGinnis has backed his talk with action

April 8, 2016 I have known John McGinnis for a number of years, well before he considered running for public office. more »»

Halvorson perfect pick for 9th District

April 8, 2016 Too often we sit at home on Election Day and let this great privilege pass us by. more »»

79th District blessed to have McGinnis

April 8, 2016 We the people of the 79th District are truly blessed. Why are we so blessed, you might ask. more »»

Trust McGinnis with your vote

April 8, 2016 I am often reminded of the wisdom given to me by my parents and grandparents. For example: “If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” This gem of wisdom comes to my mind when I think of Rep. John McGinnis. more »»

Sadly, America ‘has lost our way’

April 8, 2016 People came to America for freedom of religion. But today we have lost our way. Killings, shootings, stealing, cheating on each other, etc. more »»

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 »»

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