The top-ranking Republican in the Pennsylvania Senate dropped his faltering bid for governor on Thursday, urging GOP voters to coalesce around former U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, as establishment Republicans frantically work to head off a primary win by an insurgent candidate whom they view as unelectable.
HARRISBURG – Funding to assist Lycoming County with a community planning project was awarded recently, according to state Rep. Jeff Wheeland (R-Lycoming). The grant for the project was issued by the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) and approved by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
Driven by spikes in aggravated assaults and homicides, Pennsylvania has the highest violent crime rate of any state in the Northeast, which climbed 27.1% from 2019 to 2020, according to FBI data. No other state reported a greater year-over-year increase in violence for that same period.
The primary staple of Yesenia Rodriguez’s platform is education reform. She said, if elected, she plans to work towards developing partnerships with various groups to establish recreational centers or areas for youth so young people can be in safe and facilitated environments.
Politics in the United States have changed rapidly in the 21st century. As outlined in part one of this series, “The Problem,” the emergence of 24-hour media, the rise in popularity of opinion news as a result of removing bias protection laws, and the hyper advancement of technology have all changed the way political candidates and political parties connect with people.
"I am least concerned how this will affect my Senate campaign." Clements told Q'Hubo News. "The voters need to know this man is a liar and disrespects the tenants of American democracy. Subsequent to his actions on Jan 6th, he held a collusion meeting in Gettysburg and established alternate electors which is not found in the US or PA constitution. I believe this is further evidence of intent to subvert the US Constitution. "Although this lawsuit may not have a quick enough timeframe prior to the primary, there could still be enough time prior to the general election.
"A decision by the Supreme Court on Roe v. Wade will not have an immediate impact on Pennsylvania or its current laws. Should this opinion become final, abortion access in Pennsylvania will remain legal and safe as long as I am governor. I will continue to veto any legislation that threatens access to abortion and women's health care.
The foundation of Josh Shapiro's platform is to build "an economy that lifts everybody up, by creating stable good-paying jobs, attracting businesses to Pennsylvania, cutting taxes and lowering costs for families, investing in workers, especially workers who have been shut out of our economy for too long, Latino workers, Black workers and others who have just never been giving a shot."
Pennsylvania’s primary election is used by both the Republican and Democratic parties to choose who they want to be their candidates for the general election in November.
Charlie Gerow said the primary staple of his campaign's platform is revitalizing Pennsylvania's economy, bringing jobs back to the state, and creating a world-class education system that can provide a workforce with the capability to fuel economic growth.