Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sen. Wagner fires back against attack ad with his own TV ad campaign

A political group from Philadelphia began airing an ad against an outspoken, York County state Senator nearly two weeks ago to highlight statements he made in June comparing union leaders to Hitler and Putin. Now, Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden … Continue reading

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A look at the latest polling news in the Pennsylvania governor’s race

A poll released Friday from Muhlenberg College and The Morning Call shows Democrat Tom Wolf with a double-digit lead over Republican Gov. Tom Corbett. In the survey of 409 likely voters, 51 percent of respondents said they planned to vote … Continue reading

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2 York County politicians failed to file on time, state says, another removed from list

Update: After a lengthy back-and-forth between Rep. Kevin Schreiber, D-York, and the Pa. Department of State, the department has admitted that they were wrong and that Schreiber should have never been on the list. Ron Ruman, the director of communications … Continue reading

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Linda Small, Democratic candidate for state Senate, now running TV ads

The Democratic candidate for the 28th state Senate seat began running a television ad campaign Thursday on NBC affiliate WGAL. In the 30-second ad, Linda Small, D-New Freedom, said that after 27 years of service with the U.S. Navy, she’s … Continue reading

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Two polls released today show Corbett trailing by double digits

Two polls released Wednesday show Republican Gov. Tom Corbett trailing Democratic candidate Tom Wolf by double digits. In a Harper Polling survey of 680 likely voters, 50 percent said they would vote for Wolf, 40 percent picked Corbett and 10 … Continue reading

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What the AP and others said about George M. Leader’s gubernatorial victory in 1954

I stopped at the York County Heritage Trust this afternoon and looked up some old coverage of George M. Leader’s 1954 win as governor. Here’s what the Associated Press said about his victory:         “George M. Leader, … Continue reading

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York 912 Patriots to host candidate meet and greet tonight

York residents will get their chance tonight to meet some of the candidates, or their representatives tonight. The 912 Patriots will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” event tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Holiday Inn at 2000 … Continue reading

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More on Tom Wolf’s charter school proposals

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf’s “Fresh Start” plan cites a state auditor general’s report that estimated that taxpayers could save $365 million per year by changing the funding formula for brick-and-mortar and cyber charter schools. The 2012 report, done under … Continue reading

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Republicans ‘misleading’ on EPA, says York County Democrats

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, both Republicans, will be hosting a press conference Tuesday on what they see as environmental regulatory overreach. On Monday, the Democratic Party of York County said the Republicans are being “misleading” … Continue reading

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Pa. governor’s race: More from supporters and outside experts on Gov. Tom Corbett

I’ve got a story that will  be post soon, looking at Gov. Tom Corbett’s time in office so far, his poll numbers and his strategy ahead of the Nov. 4 election against Democrat Tom Wolf. I talked to several supporters … Continue reading

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