Kerslake, Friel Otten call out dark money PACs attacks; say they’re related to pipeline opposition

Two Democratic primary candidates — one an incumbent State Representative — say they’re being targeted dark money political action committees, neither of which appear to have filed required campaign finance reports. Two Super PACs have launched television ads attacking environmental leaders State Rep. Danielle Friel Otten and Ginny Kerslake. The SuperPACs are registered at the same address,...

Letter: Study the candidates and you’ll find Ruggieri is the best for 13th District

To the Editor, 2020 is an election year and I feel safe in writing that it will be unlike any other because of the Covid 19 epidemic. I also feel pretty certain that the election may not be, at this moment, in the forefront of your mind. As you probably know Pennsylvania moved the date of the primary from April 28th to June 2nd. Another reason why this election will be so unique is that Pennsylvania’s...

Ruggieri to announce state house bid, Sunday

Richard Ruggieri On Sunday, February 2, Richard Ruggieri, a resident of London Grove Township in Chester County, will announce his candidacy for the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, District 13. The campaign kick-off will be at Old Stone Cider, 959 Chesterville Rd, Lewisville, PA from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The event is open to the public. All district residents interested who are in meeting...

Maxwell announces run for 74th seat

Josh Maxwell Josh Maxwell of Downingtown announced Thursday that he will seek election as the State Representative for Pennsylvania’s 74th district. Maxwell, who serves as Mayor of Downingtown, has run previously for the position, losing to State Rep. Harry Lewis Jr., who announced his plan to retire late last year.

Pryor announces local endorsement for 74th District race

Frank Pryor State Representative candidate Frank Pryor received local endorsements today from East Fallowfield Township Supervisors Wilson Lambert Jr. and Joseph Heffern for his pursuit of the 74th House District seat. South Coatesville Borough Councilman Kenneth Bond and Councilwoman Renee Carey have thrown their support behind Pryor as well. Mr. Pryor announced his candidacy last fall and has been...

Williams announces bid for 74th District

Dr. Dan K. Williams and supporters — including state Sen. Andy Dinniman — celebrate his campaign announcement. COATESVILLE — Two months ago Dr. Dan K. Williams, Pastor of New Life in Christ Fellowship in Coatesville, served as Pennsylvania Senate Chaplain for the day. He was praised by state Sen. Andy Dinniman for “offering an insightful and inspirational message of unity to the legislature.” Saturday,...

Little-Turner announces bid for 74th District

Amber Little-Turner COATESVILLE – Amber Little-Turner announced her intention to run for state representative in the 74th legislative district. Little-Turner has worked for State Rep. Harry Lewis, Jr. in his local legislative office for the last four years and made her decision to run to replace Lewis after he announced in December that he will retire at the end of his 2017-2018 term. She will...

Maxwell announces run for State Rep.

Downingtown mayor becomes second Democrat seeking 74th seat By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Josh Maxwell DOWNINGTOWN — And then there were two. Democrat Josh Maxwell, the Mayor of Downingtown, officially announced Tuesday that he would be a candidate for State Representative in the newly created 74th District in 2014, joining Caln Commissioner Joshua Young in the race for the Democratic nomination. Republican...

Young announces run for 74th District House seat

First to declare candidacy in what could be a crowded field for 2014 By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Joshua Young CALN — Township Commissioner Joshua Young became the first declared candidate for the new 74th District State House seat in 2014, announcing his candidacy, Tuesday afternoon. Young, a Democrat who just won reelection to a third term  as Township Commissioner, describes himself as...

Letter: Hennessey against women’s health

To The Editor, If you are a woman or care about women’s rights, regardless of your party affiliation, consider what Rep. Tim Hennessey has done to eliminate those rights. He voted IN FAVOR of Senate Bill 732 and House Bill 574 which could cause the closure of all freestanding abortion clinics in PA. He co-sponsored House Bill 1077 a.k.a the mandatory ultrasound bill. He voted IN FAVOR of House Bill...