Impressive Effort Collects Roughly 40% More Signatures Than Opponent and Three Times As Many Signatures in Havertown, Clifton Heights, and Aldan. DREXEL HILL – In a clear and compelling display of his work ethic, determination and strong roots in the community, Vince Rongione filed over 1350 nominating petition signatures yesterday to earn his place on the ballot for the 163rd legislative district. Vince Rongione’s 1353 signatures represent roughly 40 percent more signatures than his likely opponent and one of the top signature counts statewide on the House of Representatives level. Organizing and leading a team of dedicated community volunteers, Rongione filed more than three times the number of signatures of …

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Column: Harrisburg’s inaction on transit funding puts citizens and state economy in peril

By VINCENT A. RONGIONE, Times Guest Columnist Printed in the Delco Times, 11/12/13 Recently political dysfunction in Washington cost the American economy $24 billion and the American people countless jobs and significant, unnecessary economic worry. Extreme elements of the House of Representatives held the government — and indeed the entire country — hostage to serve their own unpopular ideology. Now here at home in Pennsylvania, we are falling victim to the same Washington-style broken politics and unkept promises that keep our economy stuck in neutral and our families struggling. The Pennsylvania State Senate is made up of 27 Republicans and 23 Democrats. Nearly five months ago, that legislative body voted …

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