The Primary Election is Tuesday, May 16. Our program will feature Maida Milone, Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, Robert Morris, Chair of the Judicial Evaluation Commission for the PA Bar Association, and Terry Madonna, Director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College. They talk about the judicial […]
A final Harrisburg Mayoral Townhall Debate is sponsored by ABC27 News. The debate will take place at the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center. The debate will be moderated by Mark Hall of ABC27 News and the event organizer Blake Lynch.
Ellen Ceisler is currently a judge on the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia. She has experience as an assistant district attorney, and as a television news producer that worked on an investigative series. She’s also worked for the Philadelphia police department on policies and practices intended to minimize officer misconduct.
Jennie Jenkins is a former police officer for the city of Harrisburg who, as mayor, wants to have a strong anti-crime initiative. She believes the city has to get more creative in its effort to obtain more funding for itself. She’s running in a field of five Democrats in this spring’s primary.
Darlene Harris is a city councilwoman in Pittsburgh. She says she became a neighborhood activist in the house once owned by her grandmother more than thirty years ago. “I never really turned into a politician, I’m still the community advocate.” Her campaign for mayor emphasizes the core city services, and doing what the communities want […]
The Harrisburg Young Professionals along with the Hill Society at Hilton Harrisburg are sponsoring a Harrisburg Democratic Mayoral Debate at the Hilton Harrisburg. The event will be moderated by ABC27’s Dennis Owens.
Gloria Martin-Roberts, a former Harrisburg city council president, says current mayor Eric Papenfuse is paying too much attention to Midtown, where most of his property investments can be found. As mayor, she pledges not to favor any single neighborhood. She wants to attract new homeowners, and to create partnerships with banks that could help people […]
Anthony Harrell is a full-time student at Central Penn College near Harrisburg. He says he has seen parts of Harrisburg grow while others fall into disrepair during his seventeen years as a resident. He wants to revitalize neglected parts of the city and improve safety for residents. Mr. Harrell is veteran of both the Army […]
Harrisburg mayor Eric Papenfuse is running for a second term. He takes credit for the city losing its designation as being financially-distressed in 2018, and he says the city is better off since he took office. He says he wants to keep the city’s local services tax – which applies to people who work in […]