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  • Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision

    Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision
    Background checks are a common-sense safeguard that require gun sellers to first check if a buyer is a convicted felon, domestic abuser or mentally incompetent, and therefore prohibited from purchasing firearms. By federal law, sales of all firearms by licensed gun dealers require background checks, but private sale regulations are left to the states.
  • 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...

    Election 2014: What you need to know

    Election 2014: What you need to know
    Today your vote will decide whether Republican Tom Corbett becomes the first Pennsylvania governor not to win a second term since 1968, when it became OK to hold the office eight years.  Democrat Tom Wolf has led in the polls since spring, but Republicans...

    Justin Simmons' voting record 'conflicting'

    One of the best ways to learn about a legislator is to review his voting record and funding sources. The website votesmart.org provides unbiased facts regarding a candidate. State Rep. Justin Simmons voting record is at times very conflicting. The...

    Increase minimum wage, education funding

    Republican state Rep. Justin Simmons takes the sad art of politics to a new low with his campaign mailings. He claims to have "delivered the highest state funding ever for schools." Instead, districts in the state have had to raise taxes, increase class...