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SOCIAL WORKERS ENDORSE TEPLITZ FOR STATE SENATE

Posted by communications on October 17, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

HARRISBURG (October 17, 2012) — The Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-PA PACE) has endorsed Rob Teplitz for the open state Senate seat in the 15th district. The chapter represents over 6,100 social workers across Pennsylvania.


“I am honored and humbled by the support of the social workers, whose role in strengthening our community has become even more important in today’s economy,” said Teplitz. “My oppon...

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TEPLITZ CONTINUES TO ENGAGE COMMUNITY

Posted by communications on October 16, 2012 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Re-commits to five more candidate events


HARRISBURG (October 16, 2012) — Rob Teplitz, the Democratic candidate for the open State Senate seat in the 15th district, thanked the organizers of last night’s debate and re-confirmed his participation in all of the rest of the candidate events scheduled.


“I salute Harrisburg HOPE and the Midtown Scholar for promoting much-needed dialogue in our community,” Teplitz said. “I share thei...

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YORK COUNTY JOBS TORCHED AS OPPONENT DECLARES GAS WINNER AND SOLAR LOSER

Posted by communications on October 15, 2012 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

NEW FREEDOM (Oct. 14, 2012) – Last week York County company Komax Solar announced layoffs due to a weakness in solar panel demand, and State Rep. Ron Miller (R-93) declared there isn’t any way to help save those jobs. State Representative candidate Linda Small calls on her opponent to stop torching York County jobs by favoring Marcellus Shale gas corporations with taxpayer subsidies while cutting off solar incentives meant to help level the playing field.


Rep. ...

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The Truth About Rob Teplitz's Record

Posted by communications on October 15, 2012 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (1)

State Senate candidate Rob Teplitz reveals the lies and distortions in John McNally’s false and misleading negative ads


Harrisburg, PA — Over the weekend, State Senate candidate John McNally released a false and misleading negative attack ad meant to distort Rob Teplitz’s 14-year career of fiscal responsibility fighting for Pennsylvania’s taxpayers and families.


McNally was forced to revert to these baseless attacks because he can no...

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Rob Teplitz Earns Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania Endorsement

Posted by communications on October 10, 2012 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania (CVPA), which works to turn environmental values into Pennsylvania priorities, announced its endorsement of Rob Teplitz for State Senator in District 15.


"Pennsylvania has been blessed with some of the greatest natural resources in the world,” Teplitz said. “As your next State Senator, I will fight to protect and enhance them, here in Dauphin and York counties and across the state."


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TEAMSTERS & RAIL WORKERS ENDORSE TEPLITZ FOR STATE SENATE

Posted by communications on October 9, 2012 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Join working families across PA in supporting Teplitz


HARRISBURG (October 9, 2012) — The Pennsylvania Conference of Teamsters has endorsed Rob Teplitz for the open state Senate seat in the 15th district. The conference represents 95,000 members across the Commonwealth. The conference includes the Pennsylvania State Legislative Board of the Brothers of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, which also separately endorsed Teplitz.


“I am honored and ...

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Tom O'Brien announced Town Hall meeting schedule

Posted by communications on October 6, 2012 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

LANCASTER, PA (October 6, 2012) —After Tom O'Brien becomes the state senator for the 13th District, serving parts of Lancaster and York counties, he will try to make sure his constituents know everything he knows. And, as he says, there's no time like the present.


He has scheduled four town hall meetings between now and election day. In complete contrast to the policy of his opponent, state Sen. Lloyd Smucker, no tickets will be required.


The dates of...

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Urge Scott Perry To Agree To More Debates!

Posted by communications on October 4, 2012 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

I have met with my opponent, Scott Perry on two occasions to discuss the issues. Both of those meetings have taken place in York County. I have accepted invitations from groups in the other three counties that make up the 4th District to debate the vital issues of this campaign with Mr. Perry. He has turned them all down.


This is not fair to the people of the 4th District. There are hundreds of thousands of residents in Adams, Cumberland and Dauphin counties that have th...

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JOHN McNALLY'S EDUCATION PLAN: CONTINUE THE ASSAULT ON PUBLIC EDUCATION

Posted by communications on October 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

HARRISBURG (October 1, 2012) — Victor Wills, campaign manager for Rob Teplitz, the Democratic candidate for the open state Senate seat in the 15th district, today released the following statement.


"Last week, Rob Teplitz released a detailed education plan that covers basic and post-secondary education, with a focus on targeted investments in proven reforms that will benefit all students. Rob knows that great schools lead to good jobs, which is why he’ll fight to...

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SMALL TO OPPONENT: WARM UP TO GLOBAL WARMING SCIENCE

Posted by communications on October 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

NEW FREEDOM (Oct. 1, 2012) – In an debate recently held at the York Daily Record, State Rep. Ron Miller dismissed global warming. Candidate Linda Small calls for him to warm up to the science of global warming and the danger it poses for Pennsylvania families or resign.


“98% of climate scientists, the Pentagon, the insurance industry and even the oil industry have stated that manmade global warming is here and it’s a problem. My opponent’s wholehea...

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A York County Democratic Party leader talks campaigning at the York Fair, the presidential race and more

Posted by communications on September 16, 2012 at 11:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I interviewed Chad Baker, communications and marketing director for the York County Democratic Party, Thursday evening at the NewsVroom in Memorial Hall.


Watch the videos by clicking here.

Campaigning at the York Fair a 'unique opportunity that provides a lot of people'

Posted by communications on September 16, 2012 at 11:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Campaigning at the York Fair a 'unique opportunity that provides a lot of people'


Republicans and Democrats say the crowds are to good to pass up.


Read more of this article from the York Daily Record by clicking here.

Infrastructure is key to rebuilding our economy

Posted by communications on September 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

LANCASTER, PA (September 15, 2012) — Tom O’'Brien would like voters to remember one word this November: Infrastructure.


It is THE word that should be on every legislator’s lips, says the state Senate candidate for Lancaster and York counties, because it means jobs – thousands of them.


“We need good infrastructure to attract and keep businesses of all sizes,” O'’Brien says. “Money spent on it will come back to the stat...

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Infrastructure is key to rebuilding our economy

Posted by communications on September 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

LANCASTER, PA (September 15, 2012) — Tom O’'Brien would like voters to remember one word this November: Infrastructure.


It is THE word that should be on every legislator’s lips, says the state Senate candidate for Lancaster and York counties, because it means jobs – thousands of them.


“We need good infrastructure to attract and keep businesses of all sizes,” O'’Brien says. “Money spent on it will come back to the stat...

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A Message from Congressional Candidate Harry Perkinson

Posted by communications on September 6, 2012 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The election on November 6 is incredibly important to all of us. We are confronted with diametrically opposing views of what the Federal Government should do and be.


I am the Democratic nominee for Congress in the 4th Congressional District. I believe that the Federal Government is important to the well being of each individual in our District—from the social safety net to our national defense. I believe that the Federal Government should be smart, efficient, ...

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Rob Teplitz Ad is On the Air

Posted by communications on September 6, 2012 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Click to watch Rob Teplitz's new commercial: http://youtu.be/ZsD5YIe5v74

 

Pennsylvania has the responsibility to provide every child with a great education. Good schools lead to good jobs.


I'm Rob Teplitz, and I'm running to be your state senator.


I learned about being on the side of people while working with Bob Casey, and I got into this race to improve the future for my fam...

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Where's Lloyd?

Posted by communications on September 6, 2012 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

LANCASTER, PA (September 5, 2012) — Lloyd Smucker, that is. The people of the 13th State Senate District may have heard of him. He gets around sometimes.


Tom O’'Brien, running for Smucker'’s seat, wants to help the incumbent get around a little more. He has invited Smucker to join him in six town-hall-style meetings before election day. The senator has said no, insisting he is too busy.


As it happens, the senator apparently is too busy to ...

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Coverage of Vice President Biden's York Visit

Posted by communications on September 3, 2012 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Click to view more photos from the event on Sunday.


View stories from the VP's visit as well. Simply click on the media outlet to read their coverage:


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Watch editorial board endorsement interview with three candidates for 15th state Senate seat

Posted by communications on August 26, 2012 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Watch Republican nominee John McNally, Democratic nominee Rob Teplitz and write-in candidate Alvin Q. Taylor discuss property taxes, education funding, Marcellus Shale and other issues in an editorial board endorsement interview with the York Daily Record/Sunday News.


Click on this link to read the article and watch ...

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Legislative Election Updates

Posted by communications on August 26, 2012 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

From Politics PA - Legislative Election Updates


SD-13: Dem candidate Tom O'Brien called out his opponent state Sen. Lloyd Smucker (R-Lancaster) for not pushing through legislation the Senator came up with - an online registration bill. O'Brien's campaign said the bill was "light on detail, was not an original thought and left security and implementation issues up to the Secretary of the Commonwealth." O'Brien said the bill called for a system to be impleme...

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