| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Legislation that would require Pennsylvania voters to show photo identification evey time they cast a ballot is poised for a vote by the state Senate on Wednesday. This evening, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted 15-11 to send an amended version......
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Tuesday Morning Fellow Seekers. It's Super Tuesday! It's that magical day where voters in states where you don't live will head to the polls to determine the fate of the Western World. Or, at minimum, prolong the agony that......
| Mar 7, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Legislation that would require state residents to show photo identification every time they vote has moved a step closer to Gov. Tom Corbett’s desk. The majority-Republican state Senate voted 26-23, largely along party lines, after hours of grueling...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:08 PM
While the delivery was different the message from speakers at the annual Somerset County Democratic spring banquet was the same: Democrats need to be voted into office to turn the country around.
The event was held Thursday evening in the Berlin...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 6:14 PM
1. The 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, was chosen as the top story of the year by the Daily American news staff.
The Flight 93 National Memorial was dedicated on Sept. 10. Vice President Joe Biden and former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton...
| Jan 12, 2012
Business leaders and elected officials gathered Thursday for a legislative update held by the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce.
About 75 people packed the Somerset Country Club to hear what the elected officials had to say.
The event began with...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Democratic candidates and supporters came out to the Somerset County Democratic Fall Banquet held at the Berlin Community Building Thursday night. Speakers included U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, state Sen. Richard Kasunic and state Sen. John Wozniak. There were...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:02 PM
The completion of U.S. Route 219 from Somerset to Meyersdale would not have been possible had it not been for the hard work of our area legislators.
In 2008, when the toll credit debacle was discovered, a meeting was set up in Harrisburg with then...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:10 PM
State Sen. John Wozniak, D-Johnstown, has experienced plenty of election-night victories during his 32 years in public office, but few were as close as Tuesday night's win over Republican challenger Tim Houser.
Wozniak, 56, captured the 35th...
| Aug 31, 2012
State Rep. Carl Walker Metzgar is trying to shepherd two bills through the Senate in Harrisburg.
The first repeals inheritance tax for everyone under the age of 21 who inherits money from a parent, stepparent or guardian. The legislation passed the...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:34 PM
New Pennsylvania legislative maps were approved Friday afternoon keeping Sen. Rich Kasunic in Somerset County and moving Rep. Frank Burns and Sen. John Wozniak out.
The Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved the maps with a 4-1 vote Friday...