Op/Ed: Tying Restore PA to fracking is a bad idea

By Ginny Kerslake, Special To The Times Ginny Kerslake Gov. Tom Wolf’s Restore PA is back! It’s an infrastructure  plan that would provide funding for critical projects such as stormwater mitigation, high speed internet access for communities without it, superfund cleanup and combating blight. It is paid for with a severance tax placed on drillers for the amount of gas they extract. What’s not...

Kerslake announces primary challenge to Howard in 167th

Ginny Kerslake Former Chester County Commissioner candidate Ginny Kerslake announced her candidacy Wednesday for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 167th District. This District includes West Whiteland, East Whiteland, Charlestown, Willistown, West Pikeland, and Easttown townships and Malvern borough. “In times like today, when personal property rights, public safety, and the environment...

Leland announces run for the 167th

Wendy Graham Leland The 2020 election season is kicking off with the first local announcement of a challenge in a Chester County state legislative district — with a military veteran announcing late Monday night, Veterans Day, that she would seek the 167th State House seat. Describing herself as a “dedicated community leader and combat veteran,” retired Army Col. Wendy Graham Leland announced...

Q&A 167th District: Anne Crowley

The is The Times’ final installment of paired Q&As with local legislative candidates. Today we present the answers from the candidates in the 167th State House district. They were both supplied with the exact same questions and the answers are unedited. 1. Why are you running? Anne Crowley It is critical that we move the Pennsylvania in a new direction. We must invest in our families and...

Q&A 167th District: Duane Milne

Duane Milne The is The Times’ final installment of paired Q&As with local legislative candidates. Today we present the answers from the candidates in the 167th State House district. They were both supplied with the exact same questions and the answers are unedited. 1. Why are you running? I am running for re-election on November 4 because I would like the privilege of continuing to be able...

Leisenring withdraws from 167th race

Milne will face Democrat Crowley in fall election Ted Lesienring By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times It looks like the number of primary races for state legislative seats in the county is down to one, after Ted Leisenring opted to end his challenge to State Rep. Duane Milne in the 167th District, last week. Milne, first elected in 2006, will take on Democrat Anne Crowley — who lost narrowly to Milne...