Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 late Tuesday night.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 to avert the fiscal cliff late Tuesday night. The vote was 257 to 167. U.S. Reps Mike Doyle (D-14), Mark Critz (R-12) and Tim Murphy (R-18) voted in favor of passing the legislation. Doyle's district covers Oakmont and Verona, Critz's district covers Plum and Murphy's covers nearby Monroeville. Murphy explained his vote in this statement: “The process and product are imperfect, but what has been achieved can’t be overlooked. We’ve overcome the impasse to permanently lock in lower tax rates for 99 percent of taxpayers. (The) vote opens the door for work to begin in the next session of Congress on significant cuts in federal spending, meaningful tax reform and …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Longtime state Rep. Joe Markosek (D-25) will continue his work in the House of Representatives.
Longtime state Rep. Joe Markosek will serve two more years in office. On Tuesday, Markosek, a Democrat from Monroeville who has been representing the 25th Legislative District for 30 years, beat Republican Mike Doyle, a Plum councilman, for the second time—the two faced off in 2010, when Markosek beat Doyle by 1,600 votes. With 46 out of 46 precincts in Allegheny County reporting, Markosek received 13,720 votes—56.9 percent—to Doyle's 10,348 votes—42.9 percent. In Westmoreland County, Markosek received 2,303 votes—44.6 percent—and Doyle received 2,862 votes —55.4 percent—with 5 of 5 precincts reporting. These results are unofficial and will become official upon certification by the Allegheny/Westmoreland County Board of Elections. The …
Incumbent Mike Doyle, a Democrat, has won a 10th term as Pennsylvania's Congressional District 14 representative.
Democrat Mike Doyle has won a 10th term in Congress, defeating Republican Hans Lessmann for the Pennsylvania Congressional District 14 seat. Doyle, the incumbent from Forest Hills who is currently serving his ninth term in Congress, won with 77 percent of the vote. Doyle's tenure in Congress began in 1995. He serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is a member of the subcommittees on Energy and Power and Communications and Technology. He is a member in the House Democratic Caucus, and is the founder and co-chair of both the Congressional Autism Caucus (also known as the Coalition for Autism Research and Education) and the House Distributed Generation Caucus. For a full list of Doyle’s involvement in Congress, see his website…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
These results are unofficial and will become official upon certification by the Allegheny/Westmoreland County Board of Elections.
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Democrats also win PA Auditor General, Treasurer, and Attorney General races.
LIVE 2012 ELECTION RESULTS 149,529 President Barack Obama has been re-elected for another four-year term. Obama also won in Pennsylvania, gaining the state's 20 electoral votes, according to CBS, NBC and ABC. In Pennsylvania's 2012 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Bob Casey Jr. (D-Scranton) defeated Tom Smith (R-Shelocta). In Pennsylvania's 2012 race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Bob Casey Jr. (D-Scranton) defeated Tom Smith (R-Shelocta). In the races for three state offices: In the congressional race in the newly redesigned 12th District, Republican Keith Rothfus of Edgeworth defeated incumbent Democrat Mark Critz of Johnstown. The district covers Plum Borough. In the 14th Congressional District, incumbent Democrat Mike Doyle of Forest …
Friday, November 2, 2012
See who is running for what office in the area. Everything you need to know about the election.
Here are profiles for the Democratic and Republican candidates in this race.
Plum Councilman Mike Doyle, a Republican, will face off with Democratic state Rep. Joe Markosek of Monroeville once more during the general election in November. This will be Doyle's second time running against Markosek, a 30-year incumbent. In 2010, he lost the general election by 1,600 votes. The district covers Plum Borough. General Information Place of residence: Plum Borough Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Marketing from King's College. Employment History: Manager for Excalibur Insurance Management. Party affiliation: Republican Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative Chamber/district: 25 Previous elective offices: Plum Councilman since 2006. Statement: "As your State …
Here are biographies of the Democratic and Republican candidates.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Incumbent Mike Doyle, a Democrat, will face Republican Hans Lessmann in the fall general election. Both are from Forest Hills. The district covers Oakmont and Verona. Place of Residence: Pittsburgh Education: Doyle graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development. Job titles held: Party Affiliation: Democrat Running for: Federal office Running for position: U.S. Congressman. Chamber/district: Pennsylvania District 14 Incumbent/Seat last held by: Mike Doyle currently holds this position. Previous elective offices: Swissvale Borough Council Campaign Mailing Address P.O. Box 17426 Pittsburgh, PA 15235 URLs Website: www.mikedoyleforcongress.com Twitter: @USRepMikeDoyle Facebook: www.facebook.com/…
Monday, October 8, 2012
A profile of Mike Doyle, a Pennsylvania congressional candidate.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Name: Mike Doyle. Place of Residence: Pittsburgh, Pa. Attended college: Yes. College: Doyle graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development. Job titles held: Party Affiliation: Democrat. Running for: Federal office. Running for position: U.S. Congressman. Chamber/district: Pennsylvania District 14. Incumbent/Seat last held by: Mike Doyle currently holds this position. Previous elective offices: Swissvale Borough Council. P.O. Box 17426 Pittsburgh, PA 15235 Website: www.mikedoyleforcongress.com Twitter: @USRepMikeDoyle Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usrepmikedoyle YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/CongressmanDoyle
Here's a look at the candidates and important issues for the November general election.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Plum-Oakmont Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here's a look at the candidates and issues. Check out our Elections Page for more information. Plum, Oakmont & Verona Economic development, transportation and education funding are hot topics for the candidates of Plum, Oakmont and Verona. Our area has several contested races—some of them even rematches from two years ago. Here's a look at two of them. 25th Legislative District—Plum Councilman Mike Doyle, a Republican, will face off with Democratic state Rep. Joe Markosek of Monroeville once more during the general election in November. This will be Doyle's second time running against Markosek, a 30-…