Category Archives: State Senate

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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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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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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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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Recap of the editorial board meeting with Senate candidates

The York Daily Record editorial board is interviewing the candidates in the March 18 special election for retired state Sen. Mike Waugh’s term.

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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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