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By Jack Thompson
Hollidaysburg Correspondent 

Webster Calls Infrastructure, Prison, Blair County's Two Biggest Challenges


February 27, 2020

Jack Thompson

Blair County Commissioners (from left): Amy Webster, Bruce Erb, and Linda Burke address the Altoona-Blair County Chamber of Commerce during a question-and-answer session at the monthly Breakfast Club meeting hosted by the chamber on Feb. 13.

During a meeting of the Altoona-Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club on Feb. 13, newly elected Blair County Commissioner Amy Webster gave a summary of what she considers to be the major financial issues affecting Blair County.

Commissioners Bruce Erb and Linda Burke were also present. Erb is an incumbent. Erb and Webster are Republican and Burke is a Democrat.

Webster quoted the county pension fund as a "very large" issue currently affecting the county, though she also stated that the situation is being addressed, and spoke to other matters in greater detail.

"It is my belief th...

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