Monthly Archives: November 2013

York County commissioners don’t plan to raise taxes and seven other things to know about the budget

One year after approving an 8.9 percent county real estate tax increase, county commissioners say they don’t plan to raise your taxes for 2014. That’s one thing you need to know about the county preliminary budget presentation, which took place … Continue reading

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No tax increase in proposed 2014 York County budget

The 2014 York County budget was presented during the commissioners’ regular meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The proposal includes no tax increase for 2014. “We’re pleased that there won’t be a tax increase in 2014. Everybody here at the county … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Scott Perry says he has ‘serious concerns’ with Iranian nuclear deal

  U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County, said in a statement Monday that he has “serious concerns” with an an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. “While I support efforts to resolve this issue diplomatically, Iran has failed to comply in … Continue reading

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What Tom Wolf and other gubernatorial candidates said at a candidate forum

York County businessman Tom Wolf and some other Democratic candidates for governor spoke at a forum in Philadelphia today. The other candidates who participated were: former Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger, state Treasurer Rob McCord, former Department of Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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How state representatives for York County voted on the major transportation spending plan

Republican state Reps. Seth Grove, Stan Saylor and Ron Miller voted in favor of the major transportation plan to spend billions more on roads, bridges and mass transit. So did Democrat Kevin Schreiber. The ones who opposed it were: Republican … Continue reading

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State Rep. Stan Saylor says transportation funding will ease congestion on Route 30

  State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, now has details on how he says the transportation plan will impact York County. Here’s a look: The bill would ensure that York County receive much needed safety and congestion improvements on Interstate … Continue reading

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Rep. Seth Grove says transportation plan will allow Interstate 83 to be expanded to six lanes

The office of State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, said in a news release that the transportation plan that passed the state House this evening will provide funding for Interstate 83 to be expanded to six lanes. The release from Grove … Continue reading

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York 912 Patriots criticize Seth Grove’s transportation vote, encourage people to attend town hall meeting

  State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, was one of the lawmakers who voted against a major transportation plan on Monday, before voting in favor of it Tuesday. Why’d he change his mind? He said one of the main reasons … Continue reading

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State Rep. Kevin Schreiber to host Spanish-speaking mobile office hours Thursday

  State Rep. Kevin Schreiber, D-York, will begin hosting Spanish-speaking mobile office hours with the help of Centro Hispano José Hernandez of York, he said in a news release. The first mobile office will be held from 1 p.m. to … Continue reading

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How state senators from York County voted on a major transportation funding plan

All of the Republican state senators representing parts of York County voted in favor of a major transportation plan today. They are: Richard Alloway II, R-Hamilton Township, Franklin County; Lloyd Smucker, R-West Lampeter Township, Lancaster County; Pat Vance, R-Silver Spring Township, … Continue reading

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