Ellsworth tries to break through noise in Pennsylvania governor’s race
Republican gubernatorial candidate Laura Ellsworth is facing state Sen. Scott Wagner and businessman Paul Mango in the May 15 primary.Listen 6:07
Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Laura Ellsworth thinks she has a story to tell. So far, though, she hasn’t had the exposure that her wealthy rivals — state Sen. Scott Wagner and businessman Paul Mango — have gotten with a flood of TV commercials.
Ellsworth, 59, is a attorney from Pittsburgh who spent 30 years at the international law firm of Jones Day. But she’s better known for her civic work in what’s often referred to as the “Pittsburgh renaissance.” She headed the Chamber of Commerce and played important roles in the United Way and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.
Play the audio above to hear our interview with Ellsworth. We’ve also extended invitations for interviews to Mango and Wagner.
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