WATCH: Tom Corbett Has Been a Disaster for Pennsylvania's Economy

October 24, 2014 | By Mike Mikus, Senior Strategist

The Campaign for a Fresh Start today released a new video exposing Governor Tom Corbett's failed economic policies that have been a disaster for Pennsylvania's economy. Thanks to Corbett's policies, Pennsylvania is now ranked 50th for job growth, and has lost jobs for three consecutive months while the rest of the nation has added jobs.


Featured Candidate: Kelly Jean McEntee, House District 105

October 17, 2014 | By Katie McGinty, Chairwoman

Kelly Jean McEntee is challenging Republican Ron Marsico to represent Pennsylvania's 105th state house district -- encompassing the Dauphin County townships of Lower Paxton, West Hanover, and South Hanover -- to bring a fresh voice to Harrisburg.

"Pennsylvanians deserve a General Assembly composed of active citizen advocates who can identify with them, champion their causes, and speak on their behalf with passion and purpose. My qualifications and life experiences give me a unique perspective for all-inclusive representation in our General Assembly."


ICYMI: Corbett Continues To Stand By His Ghost Employee Ron Tomalis

October 14, 2014 | By Mike Mikus, Senior Strategist

In response to Right to Know requests submitted by the Campaign for a Fresh Start, the Corbett Administration admitted that no contract exists between the commonwealth and former special advisor Ron Tomalis -- nor are there any standard employee records such as evaluations, performance reviews, progress reports, or any other documents that substantiate that Tomalis performed any work to earn his $140,000 taxpayer-funded salary. Take a look at what the papers are saying:


Featured Candidate: Gina Kiley, House District 142

October 09, 2014 | By Krystal Bonner

Lifelong Democrat and Bucks County native Gina Kiley is running for the 142nd House district to accomplish the people's business in Harrisburg.

"We deserve more than what our current Assembly has provided. I will bring a fresh perspective and aggressive work ethic to protect working families and improve the lives of 142nd district residents."


Featured Candidate: Mike Beyer, House District 131

October 03, 2014 | By Brandon Cwalina

Mike Beyer is a longtime Lehigh Valley resident who grew up in Lower Saucon Township where he was a Boy Scout, played ice hockey and graduated from Saucon Valley High School. Now, he's running to represent Pennsylvania's 131st House district, which includes portions of Montgomery, Lehigh, and Northampton counties.

"I'm running for a better 131st. I'm running to make sure we have a voice that will work for us and fight against the gridlock that hurts our schools, our communities, and our state."


Featured Candidate: Kathi Cozzone, Senate District 44

September 26, 2014 | By Krystal Bonner

Chester County Commissioner Kathi Cozzone is challenging Republican Senator John Rafferty for the 44th district seat -- which includes parts of Berks, Chester, and Montgomery counties -- to stand up for Pennsylvania families.

"If elected, I'll be a constant advocate for the people of the 44th district. Harrisburg Republicans like my opponent have been focused on cutting education funding and attacking working families instead of getting Pennsylvania's economy back on track."


WATCH: Corbett's Reckless Policies Lead to Fourth Credit Downgrade

September 25, 2014 | By Mike Mikus, Senior Strategist

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania received it fourth credit downgrade on Tom Corbett's watch. Fitch Ratings dropped Pennsylvania's credit rating from AA to AA-minus -- the lowest it's been since 1997. The agency cited the Corbett administration's recurring budget deficits as the major reason for downgrade. The credit downgrade came on the heels of news that Pennsylvania had to borrow $1.5 billion just two months into the current fiscal year in order to pay bills.


Featured Candidate: Susan Rzucidlo, House District 158

September 24, 2014 | By Brandon Cwalina

If you ask Susan Rzucidlo why she's running for state representative, she'll tell you that she's never been one to take injustice lying down. She's always been a vocal advocate for the underserved in her Chester County community, and now she's seeking to represent the 158th district to continue to stand up for what is right for the people of her community and Pennsylvania.

Susan is a strong advocate for Chester County's most vulnerable citizens. She is the president of SPEAK Unlimited Inc., a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities obtain necessary services, and she's worked with local county government to make sure children with disabilities receive proper medical services.


Featured Candidate: Dottie Miller, House District 53

September 16, 2014 | By Krystal Bonner

53rd House district candidate Dottie Miller knows that changing Harrisburg means changing the kind of people we send there. In the state House, she pledges to stand up for the issues that matter to Montgomery County residents.

"As a Hatfield Township resident for over 35 years, I know the time is now for sensible solutions to the bickering in Harrisburg. I want to bring a fresh perspective to the state Legislature to not only make a difference in our community, but also to stand up for our values."


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