Category Archives: Pennsylvania State Government

Dallastown ACTION forum to feature York County candidates

Candidates from several state House and Senate seats will face off Saturday at an Americans for Christian Traditions In Our Nation (ACTION) event.

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How York County area people reacted to striking down of voter ID law

Here are some local reactions to Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley’s decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s voter identification law, which passed in 2012.

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Libertarian gubernatorial candidate stopping by York

Ken Krawchuk, one of the three candidates seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination for governor is popping by York County on Thursday, Jan. 16, according to a press release.

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Grove bill to change motorcycle learner’s permit rules passes Pa. House

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, to change the state’s system for motorcycle learner’s permit renewals was approved by the state House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 892 would limit the number of times an individual … Continue reading

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Poll: Do you think Pennsylvania will legalize your March Madness pool?

  poll by twiigs.com Justin Peters wrote for Slate last week that your March Madness office pool is probably illegal, but you shouldn’t worry about getting arrested. Are these pools actually illegal? Technically, yes: office basketball pools count as illegal … Continue reading

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Poll: Should the Department of Public Welfare change its name?

poll by twiigs.com Some state lawmakers are pushing to change the name of the state’s Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services. And five former governors publicly support the change. Former Pennsylvania Governors Ed Rendell, Mark Schweiker, … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Lottery: Ontario teachers are taking over?

The British company poised to take over operations of the lottery, is actually owned by a teachers pension fund in Ontario, Canada.

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Seth Grove pushing for changes to Electoral College system for PA

State Rep. Seth Grove, R-Dover Township, is pushing to change the Electoral College system for Pennsylvania. “I believe that the Congressional District Method will increase voter turnout and encourage candidates to campaign in all states rather than just those that … Continue reading

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What Stan Saylor has to say about York County’s budget

Last month, state Rep. Seth Grove, R- Dover Township, and county spokesman Carl Lindquist sparred over the county budget. State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, echoed Grove’s criticism of county officials. “We’ve been careful not to blame Washington every time … Continue reading

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Ron Miller and Keith Gillespie to chair state House committees

                Two York County lawmakers will chair committees in the state House, according to a news release. State Rep. Ron Miller, R-Jacobus, will chair the Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, and state Rep. … Continue reading

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