Tina Pickett - Republican


Pickett is in her ninth term in Harrisburg. She is chairman of the House Insurance committee and is on the Consumer Affairs committee and chair of the Gaming Oversight committee. Before her election to the House in 2000, she was a Bradford County commissioner for four years. 


Pickett ran restaurants before her entry into politics. She lives in Towanda, and has a daughter and granddaughter. 



PA State News


Celebrity physician Dr. Mehmet Oz is expected to announce his candidacy for the open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania being vacated by outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey (R). This comes after months of speculation surrounding Oz's senate run.