Author Archives: Ed Mahon

About Ed Mahon

County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.

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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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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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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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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Michael Newsome to serve on Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s budget task force

Michael Newsome of the Wolf Organization will serve on Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force, Wolf’s transition team said in a news release. The full news release, after the jump:

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s names the head of his inaugural committee

Here is the full news release about the leaders of Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s inaugural committee.   Governor-Elect Tom Wolf Names Governor Ed Rendell Honorary Chair of Inaugural Committee; Mary Isenhour and Reid Walsh Co-Chairs of Inaugural Committee Rendell, Isenhour, and … Continue reading

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names transition team’s Medicaid adviser

Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf today named Estelle Richman, a former state Department of Public Welfare secretary, as the Medicaid adviser for his transition team. Wolf wants to fully expand the state’s Medicaid system under the 2010 federal healthcare law, something … Continue reading

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Gov.-elect Tom Wolf names steering committee for transition team

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Pennsylvania facing $1.85 billion shortfall for 2015-16 fiscal year, report says

The state is facing a $1.85 billion shortfall for the 2015-16 fiscal year, according to a report from the state’s Independent Fiscal Office. Matthew Knittel, director of the office, said in a news release Thursday that the big contributors to … Continue reading

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