Democratic ward leaders in the 7th Councilmanic District last week endorsed challenger Manny Morales over Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez.
Voters in the 170th Legislative District will choose their new representative in a special election on Tuesday, March 24.
Center City businessman Lou Lanni last Friday entered the race for an at-large City Council seat, declaring his intentions at Tailhook Tavern, at 3522 Cottman Ave. in Mayfair.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.
In a letter to the editor in last week’s Times, a woman named “Jenn Michaelson” claimed that a campaign sign for Dee Adcock, the Republican candidate in the 13th Congressional District, fell onto Woodhaven Road and caused a four-inch-long scratch on her car.
Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District.
We applaud Gov. Corbett for tackling Pennsylvania’s pension crisis, which is increasing our residents’ property taxes and diverting dollars away from the classroom to pay for large pension obligations. We thank the governor for standing up for Pennsylvania taxpayers and Pennsylvania children.
Gov. Tom Corbett is pleased with the latest jobs report for Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania governors have 10 days to review bills that pass the legislature before deciding whether to sign or veto them, and Gov. Tom Corbett is taking his time with the budget.