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US Rep. Holden introduced to voters in Northampton Co.

US Rep. Holden introduced to voters in Northampton Co.

EASTON, Pa. - A local congressman got the chance Wednesday to meet his potential constituents.

U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, D-17th District, was introduced to Northampton County voters at a news conference in Easton on Wednesday.

Last month, Pennsylvania lawmakers approved a plan that redraws legislative districts.

The new map moves Holden out of Berks County and into more of Schuylkill County and the Poconos.

His district will also include Easton, which is currently represented by U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent.

Holden said he understands some voters might be frustrated by the change.

"It's totally understandable," said Holden. "It's up to me to get in front of the people, let them know what my position is on different issues, but also to learn what's important to the people of Northampton County."

Holden was joined at Wednesday's event by Easton Mayor Sal Panto, District Attorney John Morganelli, Pa. Sen. Lisa Boscola and other officials.


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