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The National Federation of Independent Business last week announced its endorsement of Republican Dee Adcock in the 13th Congressional District.
Gov. Tom Corbett debuted a campaign commercial last week that touts the 178,000 private sector jobs created in the last three years and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent that is the lowest since September 2008.
Joe DeFelice told members at last week’s Mayfair Business Association meeting that the annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run was a “huge success.”
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.
Far Northeast resident Mike Fanning is on track to becoming a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, having been nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett and approved by the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Drew Gulak has wrestled in Northeast Philadelphia before.
Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor has few official duties - president of the Senate, chair of the board of pardons - though it can be an important office.
Four Democrats are seeking their party’s nomination for governor on Tuesday, while vulnerable Gov. Tom Corbett is unopposed on the Republican ticket.