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EDITORIAL: Political Decision Making: Your Right to Vote

Oct 30

EDITORIAL: Political Decision Making: Your Right to Vote

In yet another year of in-fighting in Washington, political dysfunction and tales of gloom and doom, it is important to remember to vote in local elections, especially this off-year.  In reality, all political change occurs at the local level and oftentimes it is the neighbors we elect who have the most impact on our lives in the form of taxes, recreation areas,...

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Federal Shutdown Ends: How did PA Officials Vote?

Oct 17

Federal Shutdown Ends: How did PA Officials Vote?

From Politics PA: Senate Bill Bob Casey voted yes, while Pat Toomey voted no. (Toomey’s reason was because he didn’t want to raise the debt limit) House Bill The House passed the bill 285 to 144. All Democrats voted yes, including the 5 from Pennsylvania. Republicans opposed the bill 144 to 87, although 9 of 13 House Republicans from Pennsylvania also...

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August Borough Council Workshop Notes

Aug 02

August Borough Council Workshop Notes

I haven’t been posting as much lately, largely due to vacation this summer, but I figured it was time for an update of what’s going on in Media Borough. By way of expedience, I’m going to post my meeting notes from the August 1 workshop and elaborate where it makes sense. My notes mirror the meeting agenda. I. Public Comment The majority of comments...

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FINAL: Media, PA Primary Election Results 2013

May 21

FINAL: Media, PA Primary Election Results 2013

The unofficial election results for Media, PA voting precincts, and county and statewide races. Results are tallied and 92% reported at time of writing. Media Borough Council The Media First team was decisively defeated by the Media Democratic Team, by a margin of 3 to 1. These results are unofficial. Delaware County Media Borough election results do not include...

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May 21: Primary Day – Please Vote!

May 21

May 21: Primary Day – Please Vote!

Tuesday, May 21 is election day – Media, PA polls are open from 7AM until 8PM. We will post election results this evening for Borough Council – so please stay tuned! You can review the official candidate list on the Delaware County website, the summary for Media residents is show below. Note that Voter ID is not in effect for this election. Unless you are...

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EDITORIAL: Don’t be Fooled by Faux Candidates: They Represent the “Me First” Party

May 17

EDITORIAL: Don’t be Fooled by Faux Candidates: They Represent the “Me First” Party

by Dr. Eric Stein, Media Borough Council I’d like to comment on the upcoming democratic primary election in Media Borough since there is considerable confusion caused by some literature being distributed by a group of republicans and independents running for office. This group has resorted to dirty tricks to sneak candidates into office that represent their...

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