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Rendell: Antonetta Stancu for Bucks County District Attorney

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This November, Bucks County will be holding elections for local offices, from the countywide to the municipal level. In our politics, the laser focus is generally on Washington and the latest national debates being waged by Congress and The White House. As a former mayor and governor however, I can tell you from experience that the policies enacted by our local officials are more consequential to our day-to-day lives than anything that comes from the federal level. The most important of those local offices on the ballot this year in Bucks County is district attorney, a position with wide latitude over how to enforce our laws, what sentences to seek in criminal prosecutions, and determining how to allocate resources to keep our families safe.

The current district attorney, Matt Weintraub recently said voters should give him another term because "I don’t think there’s much difference between my opponent and me." That is what he would like you to believe but nothing could be further from the truth. However, Matt Weintraub’s comment diminishes the background and........

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