Monthly Archives: December 2014

What is Tom Wolf doing on Jan. 20? Here is a look.

The day Tom Wolf gets sworn in as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor will include a children’s program at The State Museum of Pennsylvania; an open house at the Governor’s Residence in Harrisburg hosted by Wolf and his wife, Frances; and an evening … Continue reading

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Sen. Folmer: Reduce federal government overreach

State Sen. Mike Folmer wrote a column today condemning federal government overreach, particularly its “wars” on various things, including the “War on Drugs” and “War on Poverty.” His chief of staff, Fred Sembach, provided context for the timing of the … Continue reading

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf announces transition review heads

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on Thursday announced his transition review heads. The full list, after the jump: (Note we made one change to the original release for the title of Harrisburg Area Community College.)

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names key staffers

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf on Wednesday named some key staffers. Here is the full news release:

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Meet Kristin Phillips-Hill

Rep.-elect Kristin Phillips-Hill said her time serving as Dallastown School Board Director showed her that many spending problems faced by school boards begin with Harrisburg rules. She aims to change those rules. The York Township Republican — elected on Nov. … Continue reading

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York County commissioner candidate Kelly Henshaw criticizes Steve Chronister for his support of Tom Wolf

                Republican Kelly Henshaw on Friday announced that he is going to run for York County commissioner, and in in a phone interview he criticized Republican Steve Chronister, president of the Board of … Continue reading

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Sen. Wagner: Democrats trying to ‘scare the public’ for higher taxes

Following Wednesday’s mid-year budget briefing by Gov. Tom Crobett-appointed Budget Secretary Charles Zogby and a later news conference from Gov.-elect Tom Wolf, a York County state Senator has some observations. Read more on those topics: Eight things to know about … Continue reading

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York County elected officials’ salary by the numbers

Note: This post has been updated, at the bottom, with information on bargaining employee wages at the Pleasant Acres Nursing Home — owned by the county — mentioned in the Teamsters Rep. speech. The content above it was published at … Continue reading

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s inaugural committee launches website

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s inaugural committee on Wednesday announced the launch of a website where people can volunteer to help with inaugural activities and receive updates on the event. The site is www.wolfinauguration.com. He takes office Jan. 20.  

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County GOP leader supports YDR’s suggestions for Wolf’s cabinet

York County Republican Committee Chairman Alex Shorb said Tuesday “one of the things we’re watching closely at the York GOP is who (Gov.-elect) Tom Wolf decides to surround himself with.” He said the list of eight suggested members for the … Continue reading

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