Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Democrats voice concerns while Republicans lend support for Gov. Tom Corbett's 2013-14 budget.
Western Pennsylvania Democrats had some harsh words for Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed 2013-14 state budget, which he presented Tuesday, while state Republican Party Chairman Rob Gleason called the governor's plan a "balanced and responsible budget that reinvests in Pennsylvania." “The plan presented by the governor is disappointing,” said Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, D-Forest Hills. “It was long on politics but short on solutions.” State Rep. Erin Molchany, a newly elected Democrat serving South Hills communities said the governor’s "Band-Aid budget does little to make up for the hurt this state has felt from his deep cuts." State Rep. Robert Matzie, a Democrat representing the Sewickley area, said: “New Jersey has Chris Christie as …
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Pennsylvania House Agricultural Chair John Mahar strategized with his cohort that went on to win in a milk chugging contest at the Washington County Fair.
Pennsylvania House Agricultural Chair John Maher strategized with his team, which went on to win a county fair third place ribbon for milk chugging at the Washington County Fair. Rep. Maher, of Upper St. Clair, will face state Rep. Eugene DePasquale in the November general election for auditor general. Maher is a certified public accountant and founder of Pittsburgh accounting firm Maher Duessel. He is also running unopposed for state representative of the 40th district—an office he has held since 1997.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The Upper St. Clair Republican will face state Rep. Eugene DePasquale in the November general election.
State Rep. John Maher defeated Frank Pinto in the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania auditor general. "The voters declared today that Pennsylvania deserves an auditor for auditor general," Maher said during his victory speech at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bethel Park. Maher will face state Rep. Eugene DePasquale of York County in the November general election. DePasquale was unopposed for the Democratic nomination. He grew up in Pittsburgh and is a Central Catholic High School graduate. "Remember this is an office which has only been won one time in 50 years by a Republican," Maher said. "We need about one million Democrats to win (the November general election) and I believe there are one million Democrats in the state who understand …
Monday, April 23, 2012
State Rep. John Maher is also running unopposed in a re-election for his current House seat.
State Rep. John Maher (R-Upper St. Clair) is running for two offices this election. He's running unopposed for state representative of the 40th District—an office he has held since 1997. Maher is also seeking the auditor general seat currently occupied by Jack Wagner, who has reached his term limit. He will be squaring off against Frank Pinto of Harrisburg in the April 24 Republican primary. Maher or Pinto will move on to face state Rep. Eugene DePasquale of York County, who is running unopposed for the Democratic nomination as auditor general. Maher is an Upper St. Clair resident and a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, with an B.A. degree in management sciences/accounting. He also completed scholarship studies at Oxford …