(Harrisburg) – Legislation sponsored by Reps. Garth Everett (Lycoming), Tina Pickett (Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), Sandra Major (Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Matt Baker (Tioga/Bradford) to clarify minimum royalty payments in state law was the subject of a meeting of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee Tuesday in Harrisburg. House Bill 1684 would directly respond toContinue Reading

IBEW Local 375, based in Allentown, has endorsed progressive Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor. “I’m extremely impressed and encouraged with Mark’s progressive, forward thinking approach to dealing with issues that affect the working middle class,” said Paul Anthony Jr., Business Manager of Local 375. “The officers andContinue Reading

(Harrisburg) – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Tina Pickett (below), representing all or portions of Bradford, Sullivan, and Susquehanna Counties, announced today. With the designation, which is available to eligible veterans atContinue Reading

Lt. Gov. Candidate Responds to Corbett Spot (February 24, 2014) By Rick Hiduk Democratic Lieutenant Governor Candidate Mark Smith released a video today in response to the ad aired on Feb. 19 that served as the opening for Republican Governor Tom Corbett’s campaign for reelection. Though the two men will notContinue Reading

TOWANDA—Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith named his consultant team for his Lieutenant Governor’s campaign on Monday. “My consultant team brings an incredible amount of experience and talent to my campaign for Lieutenant Governor,” said Smith, a second term County Commissioner. Andrew Eldredge-Martin, Smith’s general consultant, is the Senior Media DirectorContinue Reading

TOWANDA – Beginning this month, Rep. Tina Pickett will move her satellite office hours normally held on select Wednesdays in Sullivan County to a morning schedule. In addition, due to the New Year’s holiday falling on a Wednesday, staff will be available at that location on the third and fifthContinue Reading

Photo by Rick Hiduk Lt. Governor candidate Mark Smith (left) and his wife, Jane Clements Smith. TOWANDA – Bradford County Commissioner Mark Smith has raised more than $230,000 for his campaign for Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor. In the month of December alone, he raised over $80,000. “In the final months ofContinue Reading