Allentown, PA (January 12) – Citing a strong desire to fight in Harrisburg to improve the economy, fix our public schools, repair our infrastructure and reduce crime, Mike Schlossberg announced to friends and supporters his intention run for State Representative in the 132nd Legislative District.
“Times are tough for working families across our region, and I believe I have the experience and energy to deliver real solutions to help improve our economy and bring good jobs back to our area,” said Schlossberg.
A Democrat, Mike Schlossberg is currently the Vice President of the Allentown City Council, and also works for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce where he helps small businesses in the region grow and create jobs. On City Council, Schlossberg was instrumental in passing legislation to improve public safety and make Allentown a better place for small businesses to thrive.
A campaign kickoff event is scheduled for Thursday, January 19th at 5:30 PM at the West End Youth Center (848 N. 20th Street, Allentown) and is open to the public and media. At the event, Mike will discuss his campaign platform in detail and announce many early endorsements, including that of current Rep. Jennifer Mann.
The 132nd Legislative District covers portions of the City of Allentown and portions of South Whitehall Township.
Clarification 11:05 PM: The above copy is a news release from Mike Schlossberg's campaign, and not my own writing, although I do support Mike's bid for the state house.