Monthly Archives: January 2013

Bill Swartz running to replace Eugene DePasquale in state House

Bill Swartz, 43, of Spring Garden Township, is seeking to replace former state Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-West Manchester Township. Swartz said he’ll be collecting signatures to try to appear on the ballot as the Green Party candidate. “I really care … Continue reading

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State Sen. Lloyd Smucker pushing for PA version of Dream Act

State Sen. Lloyd Smucker, a Republican who represents parts of Lancaster and York counties, is planning to introduce legislation that would let some undocumented immigrants pay in-state tuition rates in college. His proposal is based on the Maryland version of … Continue reading

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Congressman Scott Perry’s subcommittee assignments announced

Congressman Scott Perry’s subcommittee assignments have been announced. Here’s a look:

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U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, on his debt ceiling vote

Here’s the news release from Scott Perry’s office on today’s debt ceiling vote. Perry Supports “No Budget, No Pay” Bill Legislation would withhold congressional salaries until a budget is passed WASHINGTON, D.C. – The most basic responsibility of governing is to … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Lottery: Ontario teachers are taking over?

The British company poised to take over operations of the lottery, is actually owned by a teachers pension fund in Ontario, Canada.

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York Township woman to seek Democratic nomination for county coroner

Kay Strausbaugh, 62, of York Township, has announced her candidacy for York County Coroner. She will be seeking the Democratic nomination in the May primary, according to a news release. She recently retired from the state Department of Public Welfare’s … Continue reading

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Poll: Should Pennsylvania counties own nursing homes?

For the past two years, York County has paid more than $7 million to subsidize its nursing home. And it’s expecting to spend more than $7 million in 2013. Some other Pennsylvania counties have gotten out of the nursing home … Continue reading

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Video: U.S. Rep. Scott Perry on votes for Superstorm Sandy aid

Here is a video of U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, talking about recent Superstorm Sandy votes:

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Scott Perry invites Obama to anniversary event for Gettysburg Address

U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, joined the two U.S. senators from Pennsylvania, and invited President Barack Obama to commemorate the 150th anniversary of former President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. “Gettysburg National Military … Continue reading

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Special election for York County House seat to take place with May Primary

The special election to replace state Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-West Manchester Township, will take place in conjunction with the statewide primary on May 21, state House Speaker Samuel H. Smith announced in a news release. DePasquale is now the state … Continue reading

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