Potential Casey, Barletta showdown on tap?

THE DAILY ITEM – In the 12th District, after twice flirting with the drug czar post in the Trump Administration, Tom Marino seeks a fifth term. Like Barletta, the race for the 12th will likely be a referendum on the president, but Marino has easily won each of his elections to statewide office and would be a favorite against any … Read More

Doug McLinko To Run For Congress

Bradford County Commissioner Doug McLinko announced today that he is running for Congress to represent the citizens of the 12th Congressional District. “We need public servants to step forward and help lead our country out of this mess, and the President needs conservatives he can count on to stand with him in the fight to drain the swamp,” McLinko said. … Read More

Voters in old GOP establishment bastion have no taste for ‘Stop Trump’

USAToday – Doug McLinko, a four-term GOP Bradford County commissioner, stands at David Wilmot’s grave site in this industrial town on the Susquehanna River and ponders what he’d make of the national party today. He points to Wilmot’s white stone marker, so old that the inscription (from the Wilmot Proviso — “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in … Read More

Marcellus Shale power plant commissioned in Bradford County

State and local officials celebrated the commissioning Thursday of what’s been dubbed the first “Marcellus Shale” power plant. The Liberty Power Plant in Bradford County is one of three natural gas plants being built in Pennsylvania by Panda Power Funds, a private equity firm based in Dallas, Texas. The company plans to commission its sister plant, the Patriot, in Lycoming … Read More

Tell lawmakers to stop the mugging in The Endless Mountains: Doug McLinko

Pennlive. com – This week, the state House of Representatives is being asked to stop a robbery and its victims are none too pleased their public servants are busy pretending to try to define the crime. Chesapeake Energy is pumping millions of dollars into Harrisburg while pumping enough natural gas from private lands to make their company rich. In many cases, … Read More

Community Joins Together to Say ‘No More Drugs’

Rocket Courier – Bradford County Commissioners spoke about the bold movements to battle the ongoing drug epidemic. Commissioner Doug McLinko said “this is like nothing we’ve ever seen” as so many are innocently becoming addicted because of legal medical prescriptions. For those who are dealing and bringing illegal narcotics into the county, “we want to open the gates of Hell … Read More

Power Plant Set to Open in 2016

WNEP – A construction site in Bradford County is the future home of the Panda Liberty Generating Station. It will be the first new power plant in Pennsylvania to convert natural gas from Marcellus Shale drilling into electricity. Power plant officials said the plant near Towanda will provide electricity to one million homes. Not only will this power plant produce … Read More