Thursday, April 24, 2014

Pa. business group endorses Quigley in GOP primary

PEG PAC, the affiliated political action committee of the Pennsylvania Business Council and the state's oldest pro-business PAC, has endorsed former state Rep. Tom Quigley in the Republican race for the 146th House District.

The former mayor Royersford, Quigley held the 146th House seat from 2005 to 2012, when he lost to Democrat Mark Painter.

Quigley is seeking the GOP nomination on May 20 to run in November against Painter, who is unopposed in the Democratic primary.

Also seeking the Republican nomination is Harvey Friedland, a Trappe attorney.

Quigley will be a strong pro-business voice in the state House, said Pennsylvania Business Council President & CEO David W. Patti, who noted that endorsed candidates also received a financial contribution from PEG PAC.

The Primary Election is Tuesday, May 20.

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