Rasmussen: Obama strong approval by only 19%

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows that 19% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty percent (40%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -21 (see trends). The Presidential Approval Index is calculated by subtracting the […]

Learn more about Pennsylvania Redistricting

The website  Pennsylvania Redistricting provides information about the redistricting process in Pennsylvania, including information about the Legislative Reapportionment Commission created by the state Constitution, access to the geography and population data used for redistricting, interactive maps, and more. Redistricting is the process by which the boundaries of elective districts are periodically redrawn to maintain equal […]

Kelly Town Hall scheduled for September 1, 2011

Title: Kelly Town Hall  Location: 208 Bayfront Parkway, Erie Start Time: 9:00 am and 11:00 am Date: 2011-09-01 US Representative Mike Kelly is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting to discuss the issues of the day confronting our nation and our community in North Western Pennsylvania. All supporters of Mike Kelly are strongly urged to […]

Cawley: Gas industry is paying its share

  State lieutenant governor tells TL Editorial Board that jobs and tax revenues are already adding up. BILL O ’ BOYLE boboyle@timesleader.com WILKES-BARRE – Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley said Wednesday the natural gas industry has been paying its fair share, and a gas severance tax is not the answer to the state’s budget woes. To see video, […]

State voter ID bill gets backing

Voters should have to show photo identification before casting a ballot, Pennsylvania’s secretary of the commonwealth said Tuesday. Secretary Carol Aichele told county elections officials at a conference in Lancaster that the requirement would help “protect the integrity of every vote.” The state House passed a bill on June 23 that would require voters to […]