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Archive for 'PA House 167'

Candidates in 167th differ on opinions, issues

By BRENT GLASGOW, Daily Local News, 10/16/12 After nearly three full terms as State Representative of the 167th District, Republican Duane Milne believes he has shown voters what he’s about. “My record legislatively reflects the priorities and policies most of the voters in this district would like to see,” Milne said. “I’ve tried to advance […]

DFA endorses Rob Broderick (PA House 167)

from “Local Candidates Receive Valued Progressive Endorsement,” DFA, 10/10/12 Burlington, VT – Today, Democracy for America (DFA) endorsed local candidates who are seeking office throughout the country. DFA invests in local candidates to strengthen the Democratic Party. By electing stronger progressives at every level of government, real valued change can happen. Earning an endorsement from […]

Another view on college vouchers

Letter by Rob Broderick, Daily Local News, 6/20/12 I have to give Gov. Corbett some credit. In his meeting with Journal Register editors, he said, according to the DLN on June 11: “I don’t have an answer on it one way or the other right now.” I find this refreshing, when the state’s chief executive […]

Rebuilding Pennsylvania / The Right To Vote

from Rob Broderick (Dem candidate, PA House district 167): Rebuilding Pennsylvania Recently, I heard former Gov. Ed Rendell deliver a talk in Philadelphia called “America – Falling Apart, Falling Behind.” His major point was that our basic infrastructure – our roads, bridges, water treatment plants, and airports – is decaying at a rate faster than […]

West Whiteland man wins write-in, will challenge Duane Milne

By ERIC S. SMITH, Daily Local News, 05/12/12 A retired communications specialist for the Pennsylvania State Educators Association has officially won the Democratic primary via a write-in campaign in the 167th District for the state House. Rob Broderick, 60, waged a write-in campaign after the Democratic party failed to get a candidate officially on the […]

Rob Broderick for 167th PA House district

NEWS RELEASE Contact Rob Broderick 610-692-2162 Tom Corbett and Duane Milne are taking Pennsylvania down the wrong path, and Rob Broderick wants to put a roadblock in their way. Broderick, of West Whiteland, announced today he is asking Democrats to write him in for PA House of Representatives District 167 in the April 24 primary. […]

Democrat mulls run for 167th District

By ERIC S. SMITH, Daily Local News, 1/22/12 A former candidate for West Whiteland Township supervisor is considering a run for state representative in the 167th District. Democrat Joe Denham, who lost his bid for supervisor in 2009, has yet to make his candidacy official, but said he is “seriously considering” a run. Denham would […]


by Adam Thomas, 5/25/11 Forget New York – Did you hear what Pennsylvania Republicans did last night?  Lawrence, Hennessey, Schroder, Truitt, Kampf, Ross, Barrar, Milne and Killion [districts 13, 26, 155, 156, 157, 158, 160, 167, 168, respectively] voted in lock-step with his right-wing leaders for a budget that cuts education funding by nearly $1 […]

Incumbent picks Oct. 30 for debate with opponents

Daily Local News, October 13, 2010 By ANNE PICKERING, Staff Writer EASTTOWN — State Rep. Duane Milne, R-167th of Willistown, will have a second opportunity to participate in a Meet the Candidates night Thursday, but it’s uncertain whether he will attend. In his bid for re-election on Nov. 2, Milne is facing two opponents: Democrat […]

CeaseFirePA Approves 4 ChesCo Candidates for the General Assembly

from CeaseFirePA [n.b. the 4 ChesCo candidates "approved," all Democrats, are: 155 - Barbara Bergeron (Chester) 156 - Mark Stevens (Chester) 157 - Rep. Paul Drucker (Chester) 167 - William Holmes (Chester)] CeaseFirePA Issues List of Approved Candidates for PA Legislative Primaries Large group of candidates supports reforms to prevent gun violence PENNSYLVANIA – May […]