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Corbett and Republicans: Failing Record on Environment

[N.b. This post contains plentiful information substantiating past, present, and future attacks on the incumbent governor's environmental record. For data, links, and images, "Continue Reading" below. At the CCDC Facebook site, 9/20/14, please see and share images in our pro-environmnent campaign.]

From allowing big campaign contributors in the coal, oil and gas industries to write their energy agenda into law and regulation, to denying climate change is real, to insensitivity to safety and health issues related to coal and gas extraction and pipelines, Governor Corbett and the Republican-controlled PA Senate and House just don’t get it with regards to the environment and what Pennsylvanians care about. They are wrong for Pennsylvania and wrong for Chester County! Continue reading

Walker withdraws from 158th race

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Unionville Times, 9/22/14

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Cuyler Walker suddenly announced his withdrawal from the race for the 158th State Representative race, Monday afternoon.

Walker, a Republican, and the current chair of the township Board of Supervisors, cited personal issues….

keep reading at The Unionville Times

People’s Climate March Draws Over 400,000

Sierra Club, September 22, 2014

“Coursing through Midtown, from Columbus Circle to Times Square and the Far West Side, the People’s Climate March was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big.” So said the New York Times in its front-page coverage of the People’s Climate March in Manhattan….

keep reading and see many photos at Sierra Club

TRIVEDI ENDORSED BY CHESTER COUNTY COALITION TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE

Trivedi for Congress (PA-06) press release, 9/20/14

Ryan Costello advocates for guns in the hands of domestic abusers.

WEST CHESTER, Pa – On the steps of the courthouse, candidate for the sixth congressional district, Manan Trivedi was joined by the Chester County Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence to receive their endorsement. The organization works to prevent gun violence in Pennsylvania and is an affiliate of CeaseFirePA. Continue reading

A Bigger Midterm Election Turnout

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD, New York Times, SEPT. 14, 2014

Staying home on Election Day carries a heavy cost.

In Ferguson, Mo., where only 12 percent of voters showed up in the last city election, the cost of nonparticipation was a City Council wholly unrepresentative of the town’s population. On the national level, Democrats and independents — most of whom did not vote in the 2010 midterm Congressional elections — were swamped by Republicans who voted in much larger proportions….

keep reading at New York Times