Northcentralpa.com spoke to Herm Suplizio and Jim Brown, two Republican candidates for the nomination in the 25th Senate district, Sen. Joe Scarnati is retiring after a long career, leaving the seat up for grabs.
Cris Dush - Republican
Cris Dush represents the 66th Legislative District, including all of Jefferson County and northern Indiana County. He is in his third term in the Pennsylvania House.
Before politics, Dush was in law enforcement, security and corrections. He was in the U.S. Air Force for eight years and 16 years with the Pennsylvania Air National Guard. He has been married to Traci for 35 years and they have two sons, both married with children.
News from the Campaign
PA State News
Mechanicsburg, Pa. -- The Peyton Walker Foundation, one of the country’s prominent heart screening advocates and leaders in providing CPR and AED training and equipment donations, applauded the final passage of "Peyton's Law" on Thursday.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- First responders who experience post-traumatic stress injuries or traumatic brain injuries on the job will now have an established mental wellness and stress management program thanks to a bill signed into law Thursday.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Tensions between Governor Wolf and the General Assembly have been running high since Wolf expressed his intention to veto the unanimously-approved Right-to-Know bill.