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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Scavello easily defeats Aurand in 40th Senate race

    Scavello easily defeats Aurand in 40th Senate race
    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...
  • Public employees, get in line for sex changes

    Public employees, get in line for sex changes
    Election leftovers: • 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 –...
  • 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...
  • 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...