Republican Majority for Choice endorsed Megan Rath in the 1st Congressional District.
Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley believes it is still too early to pay close attention to polls, most of which show Gov. Tom Corbett losing big to Democrat Tom Wolf.
The city controller wants the Philadelphia school district to take its large collection of art out of storage and display it somewhere, which is something a spokesman said the schools are working on.
In the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the Northeast is divided into nine districts.
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 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.
Say no to status quo
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.
The Democratic Party primary on May 20 should be an interesting one, especially in the Lower Northeast, where there are a few contested races. One of them is for the 179th Pennsylvania House seat now held by freshman state Rep. James Clay Jr.