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YDR Politics has moved to another platform on the York Daily Record’s new website, WWW.YDR.COM. Our new address is http://www.ydr.com/blog/ydrpolitics/. So please bookmark it to see new stories and photos.

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What would and would not be covered by Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed sales tax expansion

Expanding the state sales and use tax is part of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget. Exemptions would remain for: •grocery store food; most clothing and footwear; prescription drugs and orthopedic equipment; gasoline and motor fuels; physician and dental services; hospital … Continue reading

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What’s covered by Pennsylvania’s personal income tax

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Americans for Prosperity sends mailers against Wolf’s budget

Americans for Prosperity – Pennsylvania sent mailers to people living in certain lawmakers’ districts, urging them to oppose Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal. In a news release Tuesday, the group said it targeted the districts of 15 lawmakers, including three … Continue reading

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The numbers behind our tax analysis

You can check out the numbers here.

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s agenda: Expand Medicaid

We’ll be keeping track of Gov. Tom Wolf’s efforts to expand Medicaid. For now, here is some recent coverage.

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Saylor wants “Ronald Reagan Day” in Pennsylvania

State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, wants Feb. 6, 2015 to be “Ronald Reagan Day” in Pennsylvania. ALSO OF INTEREST: Pa. Fact Finder: Would York residents get tax cut if charters are approved? That would have been Reagan’s 104th birthday, … Continue reading

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Duane Hull, a former elected official in the Dover area, to run for York County commissioner

Duane Hull, a former Dover Borough councilman and township supervisor, announced Tuesday that he is running for York County Commissioner. Hull, 59, served on the Dover Borough Council for seven years. In 1998, he became a member of the Dover … Continue reading

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Reps. Saylor, Gillespie to each chair committees

Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, who lost his bid for Pennsylvania House Majority Leader in November, will serve as the Education Committee chairman in the upcoming session, according to a news release. Following the November vote, the former House Majority … Continue reading

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Sen. Folmer: Reduce federal government overreach

State Sen. Mike Folmer wrote a column today condemning federal government overreach, particularly its “wars” on various things, including the “War on Drugs” and “War on Poverty.” His chief of staff, Fred Sembach, provided context for the timing of the … Continue reading

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