| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:21 PM
It appears that the race for the 12th Congressional District has become a war of words — and employee tax classifications.
On Monday the campaign for U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown, called on Republican candidate Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth to...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 12:06 PM
The Allegheny County Democratic Committee chairwoman announced Wednesday that she is asking the Internal Revenue Service and Pennsylvania Department of Revenue to investigate whether a congressional candidate has failed to pay taxes.
According to a...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:57 PM
The Postal Service has defaulted. But who really defaulted? Could it be those members or Congress who have failed in attempting to fix the problem? It is an established fact, that the pre-funding of future retirees health benefits has placed an...
| Aug 14, 2012
Nearly $60 million in new contracts and a new business initiative were announced Tuesday morning at a Johnstown Area Regional Industries press conference.
The three announcements were complimented by U.S. Rep. Mark Critz, D-Johnstown — who...
| Mar 1, 2012
U.S. Rep. Mark Critz took his first official tour of Somerset Hospital Thursday.
Critz, D-Johnstown, had visited the hospital before as district director for U.S. Rep. John Murtha. The hospital is not in the 12th Congressional District, but will be at...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 6:00 PM
U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire will remain on the Democratic primary ballot after U.S. Rep. Mark Critz’s campaign failed to prove to a judge that a petition circulator lives outside the 12th Congressional District.
Critz, D-Johnstown, argued in court...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:16 PM
Strong local support helped U.S. Rep. Mark Critz conquer a fellow incumbent Tuesday to earn the Democratic nomination for the 12th Congressional District.
Critz, D-Johnstown, led U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire, D-McCandless, by a 1,603-vote margin with more...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:53 PM
Party leaders from both sides of the aisle were pleased with who won in Tuesday's primary, but low voter turnouts were a disappointment moving toward the fall.
About 27 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the primary, according to officials....
| Dec 1, 2012
| 5:05 PM
During his tenure in Congress, John P. Murtha fought to improve health care for military personnel and their families.
On Monday his efforts will be immortalized with the naming of the John P. Murtha Cancer Center at the Walter Reed National...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:54 PM
At this time of year Linda Thomson is usually making a list and checking it twice in preparation for the Showcase for Commerce.
This year, however, the Johnstown Area Regional Industries president isn't so sure there will be a Christmas in May for...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Somerset County election results show that while some write-in votes were reserved for real people, others were cast for Disney characters.
In Somerset County Berlin resident Paul Ritchey ran a write-in campaign in the 9th Congressional District...