Category Archives: 2013-14 legislative session

State Sen. Scott Wagner wants to stop hanging pictures of convicted felons in the state Capitol

State Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township, said he plans to introduce a resolution, calling for the end of the practice of hanging of portraits in the state Capitol of lawmakers who have been convicted of felonies relating to the … Continue reading

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Exposing officers to bodily fluids would have tougher penalties under Gillespie legislation

The state Senate is considering legislation, authored by state Rep. Keith Gillespie, R-Hellam Township, that he says would expand penalties for anyone who exposes or attempts to expose law enforcement to communicable diseases through bodily fluids. The legislation would include … Continue reading

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Why Scott Wagner had TV ads in January

He gave his explanation to the crowd:

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Where the 28th state Senate candidates in the special election stand on gay marriage

Video streaming by Ustream Democrat Linda Small, a retired master chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy, supports legalizing gay marriage. She said she’s a strong supporter of marriage equality. Ron Miller, a Republican state representative from Jacobus, said he’s … Continue reading

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Rally against union dues legislation taking place in York this afternoon

  A rally against legislation that would change how union dues are collected for public employees is taking place in York this afternoon. It’s taking place at Cherry Lane off the first block of West Market Street in York, beginning … Continue reading

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What Scott Wagner said about former Gov. Tom Ridge’s planned York visit for Ron Miller

This is Scott Wagner’s reaction to former Gov. Tom Ridge’s planned visit for Ron Miller. “It is clear that the Big PA Political Machine is pulling out all stops to defeat me in the Special Election,” Scott Wagner said in a … Continue reading

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Scott Wagner defends financial contributions to Michael Flannelly’s judge campaign

Scott Wagner, a Republican, running a write-in campaign for state Senate said people have questioned his involvement in a 2013 judicial race. Here’s what he said about it in a statement last week, included as part of a mass email … Continue reading

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York City Council president says Linda Small ‘will work to help the city and county attract jobs’

Here’s what Carol Hill-Evans, president of York City Council, said about state Senate candidate Linda Small:

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State Sen. Rob Teplitz says Linda Small would ‘bring a fresh voice’ to Harrisburg

Here’s what state Sen. Rob Teplitz, a Democrat from Dauphin County, said about state Senate candidate Linda Small:

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Political arm of the Pa. Chamber of Business and Industry endorses Ron Miller

The political arm of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry announced on Thursday its endorsement of Ron Miller for the March 18 special election to replace Mike Waugh in the state Senate. “For well over a decade, Ron Miller … Continue reading

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