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  • Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed

    Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed
    After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative. But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
  • Schweyer, Simmons, Harhart win for state House

    Schweyer, Simmons, Harhart win for state House
    Democrat Peter Schweyer will be joining incumbent Republican Justin Simmons in the state House next year, after both scored big victories Tuesday. With all 27 precincts reporting, Schweyer had an unofficial 70 percent of the vote for the newly created...
  • Schweyer, Ramos hit the campaign trail for Allentown's 22nd

    "Espanol?" Steven Ramos, the Republican candidate for Allentown's new 22nd state House District, extends the offer to potential voters as he canvasses an East Side neighborhood a week before the upcoming election. For some of the residents he...
  • Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat

    Peter Schweyer, Steven Ramos square off over education in Allentown's new House seat
    Peter Schweyer and Steven Ramos are both running for Allentown's 22nd state House district. The similarities end there. The stark contrast between the two candidates for Allentown's newest house district were on display last week as the candidates...
  • Pension Disaster

     
    I got a call this week from a former math teacher who wanted to talk about the bad math involved in the huge public employee pension increases granted by our state Legislature and Gov. Tom Ridge in 2001. I'm more......
  • Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth

    Thank initial 'no' to tax zone for Allentown rebirth
    A decade ago, as Lehigh Valley leaders desperately looked for a way to pay for what would be a $50 million minor league baseball stadium in east Allentown, state Sen. Pat Browne seized on his experience as a tax attorney and accountant to devise an...
  • Update on Lehigh County commissioner candidates

     
    Five seats on the Lehigh County Board of Commissioners will be on this year's ballot. Commissioners in four of those seats, including Tom Creighton, Percy Dougherty, David Jones and Mike Schware are running for re-election. Dan McCarthy, one of the board'...
  • Pulling away?

     
    At last count, there were eight Democrats vying to face Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett in the 2014 election. But, it appears two Democrats are starting to pull away from the pack — maybe a littler earlier than expected. Not......
  • Pa. congressional map now awaits Corbett's signature

     
    Legislation carving Easton out of the Lehigh Valley's congressional district now awaits Gov. Tom Corbett's signature to become law. The state House passed a new congressional map Tuesday; the Senate passed it last week. The new map shifts the city......
  • Firefighters, civilians honored for gas blast work

    Firefighters, civilians honored for gas blast work
    Dozens of awards were handed out at the Allentown Fire Department's annual ceremony Tuesday, many to honor the bravery and courage of the 2nd Platoon and others for their work during a gas explosion that killed five people and leveled a city block. Among...
  • Unions eye construction jobs for hockey arena

    Unions eye construction jobs for hockey arena
    Allentown's $100 million-plus downtown hockey arena has plenty of upside potential. Supporters cite hundreds of thousands of new downtown visitors, a whole slate of new entertainment options from hockey to rock concerts and spin-off businesses that could...