Category Archives: Pennsylvania State Government

Sen. Wagner targets another colleague

It looks like state Sen. Scott Wagner hasn’t quite finished with former Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi and has also found a new foe among his colleagues. Related: Pileggi might resign from Senate The Spring Garden Township Republican took aim … Continue reading

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Late Sen. Waugh honored on House floor

Sen. Mike Waugh, a York County Republican who died on Oct. 8, 2014, was honored today in speech by Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Red Lion, on the floor of the Pennsylvania House. Related: Mike Waugh, longtime York County Republican lawmaker, dies … Continue reading

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York County Senators assigned committee posts

Today, Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Joe Scarnati announced Republican Standing Committee memberships for the 2015-2016 Legislative Session. Senators representing portions of York County received three chairmanships and four vice-chairmanships. A look at each senator’s appointments can be seen … Continue reading

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York County state representatives, commissioners respond to York budget crisis

York Mayor Kim Bracey called for help from county and state officials Tuesday night when she unveiled a budget with an anticipated $7 million gap. The proposed budget, which still has to be approved by City Council, would include payroll … 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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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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