Schuylkill County Commissioner Runs for Congress

POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Schuylkill County Commissioner George Halcovage Jr. announced Tuesday evening that he is running for Congress.
A group of supporters gathered outside of Yuengling Brewery on Mahantongo Street in Pottsville. Halcovage announced that he is running in the new 9th Congressional District. Because of redistricting, the 9th Congressional District now includes the following counties: Schuylkill, Carbon, Columbia, Lebanon, Montour, portions of Berks, Luzerne and Northumberland counties. 
On Tuesday, outside of the original brewery, the commissioner began with the pledge of allegiance, followed by his speech and concluded by singing "God Bless America."
Halcovage has created a Facebook page, "George Halcovage for Congress". A  petition party is scheduled for Friday.

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