“I think the only way to change the Congress — and therefore the perception of the Congress — is to change it from the inside out. President Trump often talks about draining the swamp,” said Peters, a former Scranton cop and state prosecutor. “That (polling number) is emblematic of that need to drain that swamp and I support him in that.”read more
BY BORYS KRAWCZENIUK / PUBLISHED: APRIL 30, 2018
…Peters said he will make dealing with the nation’s opioid addiction crisis, terrorism and “police assassinations” and helping returning war veterans his top priorities. His expertise as a former Mafia and drug prosecutor mean his experience matches up with what the nation needs at the moment.
“I was built for this,” he said. “Who would you want to go to Congress and deal with these issues that affect every family today?..read more
WILK News Radio MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018 WILK’s Sue Henry – NEWSMAKER INTERVIEWS Should recreational marijuana be legalized in Pennsylvania? Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says yes, while congressional candidate Joe Peters says no. They debated the issue on WILK....read more
The 5th name is now in the race for the seat currently held by Republican Congressman Lou Barletta. Joe Peters of Wyoming County who served as former deputy state attorney general announced he’s entering the race for the seat in the 11th Congressional district. It was 2016 the 60 year old ran unsuccessfully for state attorney general. Congressman Barletta is giving up the set to run against Democrat Bob Casey for the Senate seat. 3 Democrats have also announced they will run for the 11th district seat as well. He talks about his qualifications with WILK’s Sue Henry…read more
Joe Peters announced Monday he’s running for Lou Barletta’s seat. He says, ‘ I’m running because Congress doesn’t need another businessman or another legislator…it needs someone who has been immersed in these problems their whole career.’read more