King announces bid for 16th Congressional seat

Jess King LANCASTER — Jess King, the current Executive Director of ASSETS – a business training and lending nonprofit in Lancaster – is taking a leave of absence to run for US Congress in PA’s 16th district. She will begin her leave on September 1st. King argues that she has been fighting for working families and communities for her entire 20-year career in Lancaster & Pittsburgh....

Despite tech advances, pols must still knock doors

The one thing that’s the same as century ago: face to face contact matters By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — For people not in politics, the process of running for office can seem like an endless series of rallies, speeches and moments of glamor in the spotlight. You know, cue the balloons and confetti. The truth, though, is a lot different, especially for those running...

Houghton announces bid to take on Pitts

London Grove Democrat cites his record on agriculture, bi-partisanship By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Former State Representative Tom Houghton makes a point about his record of working across the aisle, in announcing Monday that he would take on veteran U.S. Rep Joe Pitts in the race for the 16th District Congressional seat. WEST HEMPFIELD — In a frosty Lancaster barn full of hay, former State...