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  • Piano teacher Amanda Holt named to Lehigh County Board of Commissioners

    An Upper Macungie Township piano teacher whose court challenge forced the state Legislature to redo legislative district maps was chosen by the Lehigh County commissioners to fill the vacant seat left by the resignation of Scott Ott.
  • Town meeting on PTSD valuable

    This spring at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3405 in Coopersburg, a post-traumatic stress disorder seminar was hosted by state Rep. Justin Simmons. Panelists included a psychologist, psychiatrist, physician trauma specialist and Dr. Col. John M. Wing,...

    Pa. liquor stores supply jobs, profits

    State Rep. Justin Simmons' Your View concerning privatizing liquor stores for a one-time windfall did not mention that state stores are a profitable business with good-paying jobs and good benefits. Simmons and recent Republican governors have tried...

    Justin Simmons: Cash from selling Pa. liquor system can close state budget gap

    Pennsylvania is facing a massive budget deficit estimated at more than $1 billion in the coming fiscal year. Sadly, a deficit of this magnitude requires drastic action. Traditionally, policymakers charged with figuring out how to shore up budget gaps...

    Write-in effort looking good for Beyer in 131st state House district

     
    Preliminary numbers from Lehigh County suggest Democrat Michael Beyer is well on his way to compiling enough write-in votes to put his name back on the the ballot in the 131st Legislative District. A preliminary count gave Beyer 584 write-in...