Lies, damn lies and our legislative Republicans

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa If you or I left work early for vacation with a ton of work undone, we’d probably be in trouble — me with readers and advertisers, you with your boss. Yet, our beloved state House of Representatives bailed on their work in Harrisburg, with a stack of work undone, so they can go home and campaign for to keep the job so many of them seem unwilling...

State officials reminder: you can vote early, in person

HARRISBURG — Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar today reviewed how to vote early in person by mail ballot at county election offices and satellite election offices, one of three voting options available to Pennsylvanians for the Nov. 3 election. “I voted early in person in Bucks County, and it was easy, convenient and secure. I recommend it highly — you don’t have to worry about the...

Letter: It’s time forthe truth about Chrissy Houlahan

To The Editor,  Chrissy Houlahan appeared to be the perfect candidate for the 6th Congressional District of Pennsylvania in the 2018 election. In preparation for the 2020 elections, I spent August checking Houlahan’s sources and verifying Houlahan’s claims about herself. “If you fool us once, then shame on you. If you fool us twice, then shame on us.” Houlahan has fooled us once, so shame...

The going is about to get tough again, but hang in there, there is an end in sight

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa With slightly more than two weeks until the election, you’re probably tired of hearing about it, tired of wondering when we’re going to beat this pandemic, tired of working from home, tired of teaching your kids and frankly, just tired of it all. I don’t blame you, it’s been an exhausting year. You can’t make plans — who knows what’s...

2020 Leg. Candidate Questionnaire: Melissa Shusterman, 157th State House District

Melissa Shusterman Editor’s Note: As has been our tradition, The Times sent our its annual questionnaire to all Chester County legislative candidates, via their respective party. We publish these responses entirely unedited and unfiltered to give readers an honest assessment of the candidates and their positions. They will be published as candidates return them to us. Although there are many...

2020 Leg. Candidate Questionnaire: Christina Sappey, 158th State House District

Christina Sappey Editor’s Note: As has been our tradition, The Times sent our its annual questionnaire to all Chester County legislative candidates, via their respective party. We publish these responses entirely unedited and unfiltered to give readers an honest assessment of the candidates and their positions. They will be published as candidates return them to us. 1. Although there are many...

2020 Leg. Candidate Questionnaire: Craig Williams, 160th State House District

Craig Williams Editor’s Note: As has been our tradition, The Times sent our its annual questionnaire to all Chester County legislative candidates, via their respective party. We publish these responses entirely unedited and unfiltered to give readers an honest assessment of the candidates and their positions. They will be published as candidates return them to us. Although there are many...

2020 Leg. Candidate Questionnaire: Anton Andrew, 160th State House District

Anton Andrew Editor’s Note: As has been our tradition, The Times sent our its annual questionnaire to all Chester County legislative candidates, via their respective party. We publish these responses entirely unedited and unfiltered to give readers an honest assessment of the candidates and their positions. They will be published as candidates return them to us. Although there are many major...

2020 Leg. Candidate Questionnaire: John Kane, 9th Senatorial District

John Kane Editor’s Note: As has been our tradition, The Times sent our its annual questionnaire to all Chester County legislative candidates, via their respective party. We publish these responses entirely unedited and unfiltered to give readers an honest assessment of the candidates and their positions. They will be published as candidates return them to us. 1. Although there are many major...

Letter: Houlahan must condemn Black Lives Matter rioting

To The Editor, It is inexcusable that so many Democratic politicians, including U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), have failed to condemn the Black Lives Matter riots.  These demonstrations began as peaceful protests but have evolved into destructive rampages that have caused untold damage to lives and property in numerous cities throughout our nation.  Following selected Internet...