Commissioners Must Continue Cohesiveness of Previous Board
January 16, 2020
On Monday, Jan. 6, Blair County swore in two new commissioners and one incumbent.
Republican Amy Webster and Democrat Laura Burke joined second-term Commissioner Bruce Erb at the table to begin four years of leading county government.
Once again the board is made up of two Republicans and one Democrat, but in county government, party affiliation should not matter.
November’s election clearly showed that voters wanted a change at the county level. While Commissioner Terry Tomassetti chose not to run for another term, Commissioner Ted Beam, facing obvious backlash from reassessment, lost hi...