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Mario M. Scavello

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table

    Greenhouse gas law gives state lawmakers seat at the clean air table
    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...
  • 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...
  • Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit

     Allentown mayor wants gun law repealed to avoid lawsuit
    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...
  • Mario Scavello will support veterans programs

    Mario Scavello will support veterans programs
    With the media revelations about mismanagement, lack of care, fraud and record destruction the Department of Veterans Affairs has been experiencing, I am worried about falling through the cracks. There should be alternative avenues available for...
  • NRA-backed bill clears Pa. Legislature; Corbett indicates he'll sign it

    NRA-backed bill clears Pa. Legislature; Corbett indicates he'll sign it
    HARRISBURG — In the final minutes of the Pennsylvania legislative session, the House on Monday approved a bill clearing the way for the National Rifle Association and other groups to sue municipalities that enact ordinances stricter than state...
  • Scavello a strong, dedicated leader

    As a resident of Monroe County, I have been besieged with advertisements, commercials and letters to the editor attacking Mario Scavello as a state Senate candidate for the 40th District. However, this negative campaign against Scavello doesn't hold up...
  • Aurand to be senator for all people

    Aurand to be senator for all people
    There has been some recent controversy surrounding state Rep. Mario Scavello's support for women's rights. In a debate in Forks Township on Oct. 1, Scavello answered two other questions concerning civil rights but was reluctant to respond to a question...
  • Scavello a caring man

    Mario Scavello is a knowledgeable, caring man who knows exactly what it will take to help people in the 40th Senate District to keep taxes down, promote new jobs and help with improvements. He will help build a stronger infrastructure and environment....