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Mario M. Scavello

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  • Aurand, Scavello debate on 'Business Matters'

    Aurand, Scavello debate on 'Business Matters'
    The cameras stopped rolling, but the polite hostility that ran through the debate — and several others before it — between 40th state Senate District candidates Rep. Mario Scavello and Mark Aurand continued to play out Friday. Scavello, a...
  • Mario Scavello represents district well

    Mario Scavello has represented his district well in the Pennsylvania House and will do the same in the Senate. He has a thorough grasp of issues, seeking solutions that are fiscally responsible and best serve his constituents. Taxation is necessary to pay...
  • Former Democratic state legislator from the Poconos has died

    Former Democratic state legislator from the Poconos has died
    Long-time former Democratic state Rep. Joseph W. Battisto has died, according to a report in The Pocono Record. Battisto, who served the residents of Monroe County from 1983 through 2000, reportedly died Saturday. He was 83. Battisto was elected to...
  • Scavello leads by charitable example

    I recently read a comment that criticized state Rep. Mario Scavello's charitable giving. It characterized a particular donation as small and for political gain. That person is uninformed. I have known Scavello for more than 25 years and worked with him...
  • Mario Scavello puts community needs first

    Mario Scavello has spent his entire career serving his community and will continue to do so as a Pennsylvania state senator. From business owner to mayor to state representative, Scavello has put the needs of his community first. While fighting for...
  • Mario Scavello an advocate for education

    As a 30-year veteran school teacher, I have seen many changes within the field of education. Most recently, the economic downturn continues to burden our local schools, leading to program cutbacks, layoffs and other tax-based decisions. However, with...
  • Mark Aurand will do what's best for people

    Mark Aurand will do what's best for people
    Mark Aurand is the man to elect to our new 40th District state Senate seat. I have met him many times, and he is a very intelligent, kind and thoughtful man who will represent the best of Pennsylvania. His opponent, Mario Scavello, is well-known by many...
  • Mario Scavello hardworking, productive

    Mario Scavello hardworking, productive
    Northampton County residents of the new 40th District's Senate seat have an opportunity. Growing up the small village of Kreidersville just outside of Northampton before relocating to the Pocono Mountains, I still have many ties to the area and...
  • Stephen Colbert on eating pets

    Stephen Colbert on eating pets
       It turns out that NRA lobbyists weren’t the only ones working to encourage the state House to duck from voting on a bill that would have banned pigeon shoots, “hunting” tethered animals and raising dogs and cats for human consumption....
  • Aurand, Scavello in high-stakes Senate race

    Aurand, Scavello in high-stakes Senate race
    Moments after the camera stops rolling and they both rise from respective seats to the right and the left of the moderator, Mario Scavello doubles back to shake Mark Aurand's hand. He leans in, not as a friendly gesture, but to rib his opponent for...
  • Legislator accuses 74-year-old woman of stealing campaign signs, follows her truck for 10 miles

    Legislator accuses 74-year-old woman of stealing campaign signs, follows her truck for 10 miles
    State Rep. Mario Scavello followed a woman he is accusing of stealing campaign signs for 10 miles through the Poconos on Friday, according to a police report. Scavello told police the woman and her truck matched the description of someone he had been...