Monthly Archives: July 2012

Face the Facts USA: Ask for the corporate rate. Or not.

Each day in the 100 days leading up to Election Day, the York Daily Record and Face the Facts USA will be partnering to bring you one exhaustively researched and vetted, non-partisan fact about a major issue facing our nation. … Continue reading

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Face the Facts USA: How fast is the federal deficit rising?

Each day in the 100 days leading up to Election Day, the York Daily Record and Face the Facts USA will be partnering to bring you one exhaustively researched and vetted, non-partisan fact about a major issue facing our nation. … Continue reading

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York County Democrats trying to reach people without photo ID in phone banks

The York County Democratic Party will be hosting a phone bank in Hanover tonight, trying to reach people without a photo ID. “We’re going to start with active Democratic voters. …And then we’re going to expand from there, ” said … Continue reading

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York County Democratic Party to hold two phone banks dedicated entirely to the voter ID issue

I mentioned this in a story earlier this week about the debate over Pennsylvania’s new law, requiring voters to show a photo ID in order to have their votes count. Here are some more details: YORK, PA – JULY 27, … Continue reading

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DePasquale calls for independent investigation into state’s figures on voter ID law

Full release after the jump: Erie, PA—State Rep. Eugene DePasquale (D,York) today called for an independent investigation into how the state initially calculated figures estimating the number of voters affected by the new voter identification law.

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Green Party of York County to hold “signature-gathering spree” Saturday

The Green Party of York County to hold “signature-gathering spree” Saturday. Details after the jump.

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Dueling statements. Part Two.

From Pennsylvania Victory, an RNC project that collaborates between Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and the state GOP. The Obama campaign is clearly on defense over their continued dismissal of the small businesses that are the engine of the American economy. … Continue reading

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Dueling statements about Romney campaign visit in Pennsylvania: Part One.

What the Democratic Party of Pennsylvania said: Today, the Romney campaign will once again try to mislead Pennsylvanians about President Obama’s record of helping small businesses create jobs. Over the past few weeks, Republicans have repeatedly tried and failed to … Continue reading

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Chairman of York County Green Party calls petition efforts “a desparate situation”

Steve Baker said he and other supporters of the Green Party presidential and vice-presidential candidates will be working to collect signatures for 2012. “We are going to be petitioning for the next week and half, and it’s kind of a … Continue reading

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York County human services leader anticipates a $2 million combined loss for several programs under new state budget; she is not sure if county will participate in pilot block grant program

Michelle Hovis, executive director of York County Human Services Division, is still waiting for official notice from the state, but she is anticipating that several county programs will lose about $2 million combined under the new state budget for 2012-13. … Continue reading

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