Micah Sims is running for congress, Sims is circulating petitions in the 4th and 11th Pa congressional districts.
Currently the 4th district is represented by Rep. Scott Perry (R) and includes Adams, Cumberland (part), Dauphin (part of Harrisburg) and York counties,
the 11th is represented by Rep. Lou Barletta and includes
Carbon (part), Columbia, Cumberland (part),
Dauphin (part of Harrisburg), Luzerne (part), Montour,
Northumberland (part), Perry (part) and Wyoming Counties.
As released by the Micah Sims Campaign.
Harrisburg - Rev. Micah Sims, senior pastor at Bethel A.M.E Church in
Harrisburg, making an announcement regarding his candidacy for
Congress in 2014 at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday
at the Main Capitol Rotunda.
As the former state deputy director of Obama 2012, co-chair of
Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse's transition team and a passionate
civic leader, Sims is a Democratic favorite to seek a Congressional
"In addition to making a statement about the race, I will discuss my
platform of empowering the lives of people by growing the economy
through job creation and an established living wage," said Sims.
Other areas for which Sims is passionate include universal healthcare,
improving public education, and immigration reform.
From our archives.
Former Harrisburg Mayor Linda D. Thompson dropped a bombshell Saturday when she acknowledged her run for Pa's 4th congressional district, Thompson needs to collect 1K valid signatures to get on the ballot and has one week from today to file the nomination petitions.
If Thompson does qualify how much money will she be able to raise,
in her run for reelection she was outspent by both Miller and Papenfuse and finished third in the May 2013 primary.
Mayor Thompson's 2013 Year End Campaign Finance Report. Leadership for Harrisburg 2013.
Ending cash balance 12.31.13 $2,028.51
Will Charles A. Ottaviano continue to file Thompson's campaign reports?
Ottaviano is married to Marilyn Levin, the Chairman of the Dauphin County Democratic Party.
Archive video of Chairman Levin, February 11, 2011
. Send in the clowns.
Chairman Levin. The democratic brand.
Chairman Levin, Democratic endorsement meeting Saturday March 9, 2013. Throw Roxbury out.
Archive: Published Saturday March 1st. 2014.
Linda D. Thompson attended Saturday's Progressive Summit at the Hilton hotel in Harrisburg, Thompson acknowledged that she is circulating petitions for the office of Congress in the 4th district of Pa, the seat is currently held by republican Scott Perry.
I was waiting to get all my signatures.
From our archives. Will Thompson supporters donate again?
Harrisburg Mayor Thompson's Leadership for Harrisburg 2013 PAC filed a pre-primary report Friday afternoon.
Read the report. Leadership for Harrisburg 2013.
$3,500 from Tucker Arensberg and associated attorneys:
$1,000 - Kenneth Lee, "I represent the Mayor and the City of Harrisburg in the bankruptcy proceedings."
$1,000 - Lee Swartz
$300 - Dennis Shaeffer
$200 - Steve Greecher
Individual contributions totaling $2,500 from Covanta Energy executives connected to the Incinerator retrofit project.
$1,000 - Seth Myones, COO.
$1,000 - Paul Stauder, SVP., "We've Successfully managed the plant."
$500 - Jim Klecko
Other noteworthy contributions include $200 from Corky Goldstein.
Corky Goldstein. Interviewing for a board seat on the Harrisburg Authority
Corky Goldstein. Hiring James Ellison of Rhoads and Sinon
Corky Goldstein. Board member of the Harrisburg Parking Authority "What are we voting on."
Corky Goldstein.Voting as a Board of Control member to fire Dr. Gerald Kohn
UPDATED on 5/15/2013 at 9:52 am to reflect $1,050 in contributions from Harrisburg City employees.
Harrisburg Police Officiers Total contributions of $550.
$150 - Chief Pierrer Ritter
$200 - Captain Elijah Q. Massey
$200 - Captain Annette L. Oates
Harrisburg Fire Chief Robert Talloni and family members, $500 total.
$100 - Karen L. Talloni
$100 - Albert R. Talloni
$100 - Lucy M. Talloni
$100 - Roberto N. Talloni
$100 - Robert A. Talloni
$5,000 - From Richard Abrams, who has also contributed $5,000 to the Harrisburg Capital PAC which has endorsed Thompson's challenger Eric Papenfuse.
$250 - Hovig R. Vartan. Your Honor, Thank You
Updated May 13, 14, 15, 2013 March 2. 2014.
Updated March 6th, 12:04pm(Read More)