Comcast surprised Swenson Arts and Technology High School student Michele Holland with a $10,000 college scholarship during the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program in Harrisburg. In all, Comcast awarded $200,000 to 191 Pennsylvania students, including more than 40 from Philadelphia.
Former President Bill Clinton will appear at an upcoming fundraiser for Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District.
The Montgomery County Democratic Committee last week voted for an open primary in the 13th Congressional District, which includes most of the Northeast.
Five Philadelphia ward leaders have endorsed Marjorie Margolies in the Democratic primary in the 13th Congressional District.
U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013.
State Rep. Mike McGeehan announced on Friday that he will not seek another term in 2014.
A civic association leader plans a primary challenge to state Rep. Mark Cohen, who was first elected in 1974.
Katie McGinity, a Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a kindergarten to 12th-grade education plan titled “Strong Schools. Bright Futures.”
Gov. Tom Corbett was in the Far Northeast last week to rally supporters in anticipation of his re-election bid.