On May 15, elect Larry Arata, Democrat for US Congress, PA 5th Congressional District.
After the recent overdose death of his son, Brendan, 23, Larry founded
the Opioid Crisis Action Network (OCAN) to address this national
Fifteen years ago, after a successful 20 year career in software sales, Larry took a $100,000 pay cut and became a public school teacher and coach in Philadelphia.
Larry graduated from Haverford High and Princeton University. He founded Citizens for Good Government in 1997 which successfully lobbied to preserve open space at the State Hospital site and put the insurance contract out to an open bid. Larry called for the resignation of two corrupt officials and testified at DER hearings against a proposed ash dump at the abandoned quarry off Township Line Road and overdevelopment bordering our water supply, the Springton Reservoir.
Larry lives in Havertown with Heather, his wife of 27 years, and his