| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:36 AM
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....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:36 PM
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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:29 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:26 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Republican Rep. Mario Scavello won his bid for higher office Tuesday after an expensive and increasingly combative race against Democrat Mark Aurand.
Scavello, a sitting representative, was the closest thing to an incumbent in the district, which covers...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:41 PM
• By Election Day, it had come to this:
Tom Wolf: Taxpayer Money Should Go to Sex-Change Operations
Republicans Must Get Out the Vote Tomorrow, November 4, to Prevent Abuse of Taxpayer Funds
WEST CHESTER –...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has called for the repeal of a local gun law that could open up the city to a costly lawsuit, thanks to a move by the state Legislature.
In the final minutes of the legislative session Monday, lawmakers approved a bill that...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:49 PM
State lawmakers will now have some say in how Pennsylvania meets new federal clean air regulations limiting carbon emissions from power plants.
Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation Wednesday that gives the House or Senate the ability to veto, at least...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:51 PM
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.
| Oct 25, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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...