PoliticsPA: 1/8 Morning Buzz

Written by PoliticsPA Staff HD-163: Attorney Vince Rongione announced he will run for State Representative, challenging incumbent Nick Micozzie for House District 163, which represents Drexel Hill, Clifton Heights, Havertown and Aldan. Many suspect that Micozzie will retire at the end of this term. After working for a few years as an attorney, Rongione joined Admiral Joe Sestak’s first run for Congress, where he worked his way up to Deputy Campaign Manager for Finance. Since that time, Rongione has worked for State Representative Bryan Lentz and served on Capitol Hill as Communications Director to Congressman Chris Carney “I learned early in life that public service is a privilege,” Rongione said. …

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Delco Times: Former Sestak aide to challenge Micozzie in Pa. House 163rd District

By John Kopp, Delaware County Daily Times Posted: 01/07/14 A former aide to Admiral Joseph Sestak announced Tuesday that he is seeking election as a state representative in the 163rd District. Vince Rongione, a Democrat from Upper Darby, is campaigning for the seat held by longtime Republican state Rep. Nicholas Micozzie, of Upper Darby. “I think people want new ideas,” Rongione said. “They want new energy. Harrisburg is broken.” Rongione previously served as the deputy campaign manager for finance for Sestak, a former U.S. Representative. Rongione also worked under former state Rep. Bryan Lentz and former U.S. Rep. Chris Carney. Rongione currently is employed at Villanova University, where he serves …

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FORMER SESTAK AIDE VINCE RONGIONE TO CHALLENGE REP. MICOZZIE

DREXEL HILL – Today, attorney Vince Rongione announced he will run for State Representative, challenging incumbent Nick Micozzie for House District 163, which represents Drexel Hill, Clifton Heights, Havertown and Aldan. “I learned early in life that public service is a privilege. My grandfather moved our family to Upper Darby after returning home from WWII and I am very fortunate to have grown up in Havertown and to live in Drexel Hill. Now is the right time for me to give back and serve the communities that have given me so much.” Rongione is the son of two teachers and the product of local public schools. He graduated from Haverford …

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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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