Lou Barletta Visits Honesdale on Gubernatorial Campaign Trail

By Margaret Allen
Lou Barletta, Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor visited Wayne County yesterday. The former U.S Representative for the 11th District, Mayor of Hazleton, and business owner officially declared his candidacy last week. Barletta was the Trump endorsed Senate candidate in 2018 but lost to Democratic incumbent Bob Casey. During his stop here Barletta expressed his goal to get Pennsylvanians back to work, students back in the classroom, and businesses booming again. Governor Tom Wolf is not running for re-election due to term limits.
Dr. Nche Zama, a world renowned heart surgeon from the Poconos announced his candidacy last Thursday. Dr. Zama, is a native of Cameroon, Africa who immigrated to the United States at the age of 14. Additionally, Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale announced his bid for Governor earlier this year.