Category Archives: Scott Wagner

Wagner endorses a candidate for Pennsylvania Attorney General. But is there more to it?

York County state Sen. Scott Wagner today threw his support behind a member of the lower state House, state Rep. Todd Stephens, for Pennsylvania Attorney General. But is there more to the endorsement? Stephens is a third-term Republican state representative … Continue reading

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Wagner’s Chopper parody account ‘funny,’ but serious discussion needed, said Sen. Wagner’s office

What seemed like it might have been a short-lived parody of one state senator’s unique way of making a point in local media continues to grow in followers and topics. Tweeting live from the “Commonwealth’s Skies,” Twitter account Wagner’s Chopper … Continue reading

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April Fools Day news release targets Sen. Wagner

This post, originally posted April 1, 2015, was updated April 2, 2015, to include comments from Keystone Progress: According to Keystone Progress, children across Pennsylvania are big fans of state Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden Township, for his stances on … Continue reading

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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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Pileggi might resign from Senate

The man who served as the Pennsylvania Senate majority leader for eight years announced Friday that he might pursue a seat as a Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge. If elected to the court, he would resign from the Senate. … 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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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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Sen. Wagner fires back against attack ad with his own TV ad campaign

A political group from Philadelphia began airing an ad against an outspoken, York County state Senator nearly two weeks ago to highlight statements he made in June comparing union leaders to Hitler and Putin. Now, Sen. Scott Wagner, R-Spring Garden … Continue reading

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