Saturday, March 9, 2013
Winning artwork will be showcased in U.S. capitol.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Upper St. Clair) invites high school artists across the 18th Congressional district, including Upper St. Clair, to participate in his annual Congressional Art Competition. Each year, members of Congress are asked to submit one piece of artwork that best represents their district to be displayed in the walkway between the Capitol Building and the House office buildings for a period of one year. “The exceptional talent of our young local artists continues to impress me year after year,” Murphy said. “I’m especially excited to view 2013 submissions under our new patriotic theme. I urge our young artists to take part in this unique opportunity to demonstrate their talents and promote the southwestern Pennsylvania region…
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The candidates for the 18th Congressional District took part in a debate aired Tuesday night.
A TV debate between U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, and Democratic challenger Larry Maggi aired on PCNC Tuesday night and got heated when discussing whether Maggi supports President Barack Obama and his health care bill. When Murphy said Maggi "supports the president," Maggi responded: "I'm not in Congress, I'm a county commissioner. I appreciate the title you're giving me, but I have not voted (in Congress) or supported the president." "You said you supported the Democrat ticket and that you support President Obama," Murphy said. "I never said that," Maggi responded. "Yes you did, you said it as the Westmoreland debate. I have it on tape," Murphy said. The candidates also bickered while discussing President Obama's health care …
Sunday, October 7, 2012
The Upper St. Clair resident is seeking his sixth term.
Name : Tim Murphy Age : 60 Place of residence : Upper St. Clair, PA Bachelors degree from Wheeling Jesuit University, master’s degree from Cleveland State University and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh Job titles held : Psychologist; Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania State Senator Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: Federal office Running for position: U.S. Congress Chamber/district: 18 Incumbent: Yes First elected: 2002 Previous elective offices : Pennsylvania State Senator Washington, D.C. Office : 322 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Main District Office: 504 Washington Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15228 Westmoreland District Office: 2040 Frederickson Place Greensburg, PA 15601 …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Louis Oliverio has been selected as an alternate delegate for August's Republican National Convention.
Going to the Republican National Convention is something Louis Oliverio has wanted to do for a long time, and last Tuesday night, he learned he would get the opportunity. Oliverio is an alternate delegate for the 18th Congressional District Republican Party and heads to Tampa Bay, FL, in August to be part of the discussion to select a Republican presidential nominee. "I've always been interested in politics. It's very exciting," Oliverio said. At the convention, delegates will officially nominate the Republican candidates for president and vice president. Delegates and Republican leaders will also develop the party's platform of issues and ideas, as well as write the rules to govern the Republican Party for the next four years. This was …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Incumbent Tim Murphy beat Peters Township native Evan Feinberg in the race for Congress.
Five-time Republican incumbent Tim Murphy is on his way to a sixth term as representative of the 18th Congressional District. Murphy, of Upper St. Clair, won a place on the ballot over challenger Evan Feinberg, also an Upper St. Clair resident. Murphy will face Democrat Larry Maggi of Washington County in the November general election. Maggi currently serves as a Washington County commissioner. “We have so many good people here, I want to thank everybody,” Murphy said to supporters at Clarion Hotel in Green Tree on Tuesday evening. “What an army of people we had out there who were working hard all the time. It’s time for me to be grateful land thank all of you.” The November election will focus on representing the people of the district …
Friday, April 20, 2012
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy is facing challenger Evan Feinberg, a new resident of Upper St. Clair, in the Republican primary on April 24.
U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Upper St. Clair) is seeking his sixth term as representative of the 18th Congressional District. Murphy has lived in Upper St. Clair for more than 30 years with his wife and daughter. They attend St. Thomas More Church in Bethel Park. Evan Feinberg, a Peters Township High School graduate who recently moved to Upper St. Clair with his wife and infant son, is challenging Murphy in the Republican primary on April 24. It's Murphy's first primary challenger since going into Congress in 2002. Next Tuesday's top vote-getter will face Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi, who is running as a Democrat, in the November general election. Murphy took the time to answer some questions we thought were important to Patch …
Monday, January 23, 2012
The seat is now held by Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi announced Monday that he is running for the Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania’s 18th U.S. Congressional District. The seat is now held by Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, who is being challenged on the Republican primary by political newcomer Evan Feinberg. “I’m running for congress because southwestern Pennsylvanians deserve a representative who will put the people of the 18th District ahead of partisan politics,” Maggi said. "For too long, too many politicians have put their political careers ahead of the interests of their constituents. As a father and a veteran I have spent my career finding practical solutions to real world problems, and I intend on bringing that approach with me to …