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All Politics are Local

By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone If even-numbered years where the Office of the President isn’t on the ballot are known as “off-year” elections, then elections in

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Contested Commissioners Charge Ahead

By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone Every county within the Keystone region is controlled by two Republican county commissioners and one Democrat. So when there is political

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2019’s ‘Must Watch’ Quickly Fades

By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone Just months ago, the U.S. Department of Justice issued subpoenas against several members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

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The Power of One

By Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone Things are really crazy right now. I’m just too swamped. What could I possibly do to help anyway? These are all

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Musical Chairs

By: Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone As is customary at the onset of every biennial legislative session, a new team of leadership is selected to direct policy,

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