Tag Archives: Jim Christiana

Aliquippa Police Officer Running Against Jim Christiana For State Rep

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An Aliquippa Police Officer on disability has submitted nominating petitions to run for Pennsylvania State Representative for the 15th legislative district. Paul Cain, a resident of Center Township, will be unopposed in the Democratic Primary on May 20th to challenge incumbent Republican Representative Jim Christiana in the general election on November 4th. The 15th legislative district is comprised of 15 ...

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Representative Christiana Welcomes – Criticizes – Challenger

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The race for State Representative of the 15th legislative district has already started to heat up even before nominating petitions have begun to be circulated by the candidates. This will be the first election since redistricting saw Representative Christiana’s district dip far down into Washington County. The 15th district is now comprised of 15 municipalities in Washington County and 9 ...

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Washington County Police Officer Announces He’s Running For Christiana’s Seat

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A police officer from Washington County has announced his candidacy for Pennsylvania State Representative for the 15th legislative district. The seat is currently held by Republican Jim Christiana, and comprises 15 municipalities in Washington County and 9 municipalities in Beaver County including: Hanover Township, Independence Township, Center Township, Potter Township, Raccoon Township, Brighton Township, Vanport Township, Beaver Borough, and Frankfort ...

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Investigative Report: IRS Revokes Hero Program’s Nonprofit Status

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The Internal Revenue Service has revoked the nonprofit status of “The Hero Program,” a charitable organization in Beaver County dedicated to raising money for the families of significantly ill children. The Hero Program was founded in 2009 by Steven Wetzel, the former varsity baseball coach for Freedom High School. Wetzel started the nonprofit in memory of John Challis, a player ...

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Representin’ Like A Representative: A Look At Jim Christiana’s Campaign Cash

Jim Christiana with his wife in NyCity as posted to his Twitter feed.

State Representative Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) received more political contributions last year than all of the other five state reps for Beaver County combined, an investigation by the Beaver Countian has revealed. Campaign finance reports from 2012 show Christiana received nearly $310,000 in political donations. Democratic Representative Rob Maztie came in a distant second, bringing in just shy of $84,000. Representative ...

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Investigation Shows Rep Jim Christiana’s Ties To School Choice Groups Could Top $170,000

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State Representative Jim Christiana (R-Beaver) has raised over $50,000 so far this year from political action committees (PACs) promoting “school choice” initiatives, and an investigation by the Beaver Countian has revealed hidden ties between the legislator and an additional $120,000 in PAC money. The funds originated from two well-financed political action committees: The Fighting Chance PA PAC, which shares the ...

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