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TribLIVE
Wolf vetoes bill to impose work requirements for MedicaidJournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Gov. Tom Wolf says legislation
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JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Gov. Tom Wolf says legislation to add a a job search requirement for certain Medicaid recipients would have increased costs and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
PennDOT launches new tool to help drivers in winter weatherand materials ready to go, but we also have yet another tool for the public to
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
and materials ready to go, but we also have yet another tool for the public to make winter travel decisions," said Gov. Tom Wolf. PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards added that the agency is seeking approximately 480 temporary equipment operators... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf combining parts of state prison and probation systemsSide-stepping the Legislature, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to merge some functions of t
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
Side-stepping the Legislature, Gov. Tom Wolf plans to merge some functions of the state prison, and probation and parole systems to save about $10 million annually. The change would come through a “memorandum of understanding” between the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Wolf to combine prison, parole systems short of full mergerof the state's prison and parole systems in hopes of saving money by eliminatin
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 hours ago
of the state's prison and parole systems in hopes of saving money by eliminating duplicated functions. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday that the Corrections Department and the Board of Probation and Parole will sign a memorandum of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Wolf to combine Pennsylvania prison, parole systems short of full mergerPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is moving to consolidate parts of the state's prison
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is moving to consolidate parts of the state's prison and parole systems in hopes of saving money by eliminating duplicated functions. The Democrat announced Thursday that the Corrections Department and the Board of... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Dept. of Homeland Security grants Pennsylvania another REAL ID extension— Pennsylvania has been granted a one-year REAL ID enforcement extension by the
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 hours ago
— Pennsylvania has been granted a one-year REAL ID enforcement extension by the Department of Homeland Security, Governor Tom Wolf announced Thursday. The extension will run through Oct. 10, 2018. It means that Pennsylvania residents will not... Read more
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Business Wire
Rivada Networks Testimony Supports Opt-Out for Pennsylvania25 years or more. And the Commonwealth is in the middle of the process of evalu
Business Wire / Posted 8 hours ago
25 years or more. And the Commonwealth is in the middle of the process of evaluating alternatives presented to Governor Tom Wolf. Rivada CEO Declan Ganley and other senior executives are testifying today at a joint hearing of Pennsylvania’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania Houseshale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote. Wolf, who has long sought the tax,... Read more
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TribLIVE
3 questions for Mt. Pleasant Township supervisor and his challengerthat don't have a local police department and are served by state police. In a
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
that don't have a local police department and are served by state police. In a plan announced earlier this year, Gov. Tom Wolf suggested charging a $25-per-person fee for municipalities without a local police force to cover the department's... Read more
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TribLIVE
Longtime supervisor challengedstatewide that don't have a local police department and are served by state po
TribLIVE / Posted 18 hours ago
statewide that don't have a local police department and are served by state police . In a plan announced this year, Gov. Tom Wolf suggested charging a $25-per-person fee in such municipalities to help cover the state police operating... Read more
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The Morning Call
Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania HouseShale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from
The Morning Call / Posted 21 hours ago
Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote. Wolf, who has long sought the tax,... Read more
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The Hill
Bipartisan group of governors calls on Congress to stabilize ObamaCare marketsonto the letter are John Kasich (R-Ohio), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Steve Bu
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
onto the letter are John Kasich (R-Ohio), John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Steve Bullock (D-Mont.), Bill Walker (I-Alaska), Tom Wolf (D-Pa.), Brian Sandoval (R-Nev.), Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.), John Bel Edwards (D-La.), Charlie Baker (R-Mass.) and... Read more
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FOX Business
Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania HouseShale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote. Wolf, who has long sought the tax,... Read more
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FOX Business
Natural gas production tax gets life in Pennsylvania HouseShale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from
FOX Business / Posted 23 hours ago
Shale natural gas production gained new life Wednesday, as a bill emerged from a state House committee and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf urged leaders of the Republican-controlled chamber to speed it to a floor vote. Continue Reading Below Wolf, who... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gov. Wolf lauds Berks center's fight against heroin, opioidsRelated stories TULPEHOCKEN TWP., Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf was in Berk
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Related stories TULPEHOCKEN TWP., Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf was in Berks County on Wednesday to tour a drug treatment center. The governor visited Pennsylvania Adult & Teen Challenge in Tulpehocken Township to congratulate the center on its... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
13 appointed to PA Commission for WomenCredit: Governor's Office of Communications HARRISBURG, Pa. — Governor Tom Wol
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Credit: Governor's Office of Communications HARRISBURG, Pa. — Governor Tom Wolf today announced the appointment of 13 dedicated business, civic, and community leaders to serve on the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. The new commissioners, along... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pennsylvania lawmakers hope to move forward from budget stalemateneeded to pass in the House, but its future with senators and the governor rema
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
needed to pass in the House, but its future with senators and the governor remains unclear. Senate GOP leaders and Gov. Tom Wolf have promised to look at the bill, but Wolf says he still wants to see a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural... Read more
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FOX Business
Pennsylvania cities try to lure Amazon, touting bikes, foodattract large firms to the region. "You don't know, and if you don't try, you h
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
attract large firms to the region. "You don't know, and if you don't try, you have no chance." PUSHING PENNSYLVANIA Gov. Tom Wolf says he's built bipartisan support to bring Amazon to the state, and he's supporting all communities' efforts to... Read more
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FOX Business
Pennsylvania cities try to lure Amazon, touting bikes, foodattract large firms to the region. "You don't know, and if you don't try, you h
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
attract large firms to the region. "You don't know, and if you don't try, you have no chance." PUSHING PENNSYLVANIA Gov. Tom Wolf says he's built bipartisan support to bring Amazon to the state, and he's supporting all communities' efforts to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
NEPA to woo Amazon HQ2launched a social media campaign, #AmazonIn Pa, to promote Pennsylvania, gener
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
launched a social media campaign, #AmazonIn Pa, to promote Pennsylvania, generally, for Amazon’s HQ2. Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf and the state’s federal senators and numerous representatives sent a joint letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NEPA to woo Amazon HQ2also launched a social media campaign, #AmazonInPa, to promote Pennsylvania, ge
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
also launched a social media campaign, #AmazonInPa, to promote Pennsylvania, generally, for Amazon’s HQ2. Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf and the state’s federal senators and numerous representatives sent a joint letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pennsylvania House OKs new deficit packageto raise about $50 million. This latest package was met with circumspection by
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
to raise about $50 million. This latest package was met with circumspection by Senate GOP leaders and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. Both would only say they'd look at the bill, while Wolf's office continued to press for a severance tax on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bethlehem to open internet portal for public informationlists of failed banks to names of federal contractors. It has spurred other gov
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
lists of failed banks to names of federal contractors. It has spurred other governments to do the same. Last year, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a portal for posting data on state contracts, state employees' salaries and campaign finances, among other... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pennsylvania House OKs new deficit packageto raise about $50 million. This latest package was met with circumspection by
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
to raise about $50 million. This latest package was met with circumspection by Senate GOP leaders and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. Both would only say they'd look at the bill, while Wolf's office continued to press for a severance tax on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania House passes budget funding plan three months lateto pay for it. Two weeks ago, after the House failed to pass higher hotel and
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
to pay for it. Two weeks ago, after the House failed to pass higher hotel and business warehouse taxes, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf blasted the House and said he would forgo the legislative process by devising his own ways to pay for the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania House OKs new cash package to backfill deficitaround elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget stando
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
around elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget standoff with the Senate and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. The proposal passed the House within a couple hours of being unveiled and had the support of House Republican and... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania House takes up latest budget revenue proposalaround elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget stando
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted yesterday
around elements the House previously had rejected in a protracted budget standoff with the Senate and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. The proposal passed the House within a couple hours of being unveiled and had the support of House Republican and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pennsylvania House takes up latest budget revenue proposalwasn't clear if whatever might pass the Republican-majority Legislature will ge
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
wasn't clear if whatever might pass the Republican-majority Legislature will get the approval of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. A Wolf spokesman says the governor will review the plan's details but maintains the budget gap should be closed... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Four organizations awarded grant by Wolf Administration to battle addiction epidemictreatment helps someone suffering from the disease of addiction to recover from
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
treatment helps someone suffering from the disease of addiction to recover from their illness,” Gov. Tom Wolf said. “Through, these grants, we can expand access to this treatment to all Pennsylvanians in their own communities... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jefferson County medical marijuana company is first in Pennsylvania to begin growingmedical marijuana grower and processor in Jefferson County became the first in
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
medical marijuana grower and processor in Jefferson County became the first in the state Tuesday to begin operating. Gov. Tom Wolf said the Department of Health has approved Cresco Yeltrah in Brookville, about 100 miles northeast of Pittsburgh, to... Read more
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The Brown and White
Pennsylvania's first legal marijuana crop gets the green lightwho are desperately waiting for medical marijuana to help alleviate the symptom
The Brown and White / Posted 2 days ago
who are desperately waiting for medical marijuana to help alleviate the symptoms of their serious medical conditions," Gov. Tom Wolf said in a statement. "My message to them today is that Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program is moving forward... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PA school bus safety poster awardsWolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
Wolf Administration Honors Students, Drivers at Pennsylvania School Bus Safety Awards Governor Tom Wolf Proclaims October 16-20 School Bus Safety Week in PA Harrisburg, PA – In a ceremony at the Governor’s residence today, Pennsylvania Department... Read more
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The Morning Call
First medical marijuana business gets green light to growas possible is our focus,” said Charlie Bachtell, Cresco Yeltrah co-founder. “W
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
as possible is our focus,” said Charlie Bachtell, Cresco Yeltrah co-founder. “We’re appreciative of the support (Gov. Tom Wolf) and his administration have given this program.” The Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law in April 2016.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pa. activist burns Nazi-Confederate flag near NASCAR speedwayaddresses reporters at a Capitol news conference after filing a petition asking
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
addresses reporters at a Capitol news conference after filing a petition asking the state Supreme Court to direct Gov. Tom Wolf to initiate a process to remove Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 in Harrisburg,... Read more
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The Hill
Trump gives Barletta edge in crowded Pa. primaryrule out that he’ll make the race more competitive,” the professor said, noting
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
rule out that he’ll make the race more competitive,” the professor said, noting the success that future-Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf had in 2014 by self-funding much of his campaign. “But there are a lot of ‘ifs’ there,” Madonna added. Whoever... Read more
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The Morning Call
West Virginia senator calls for Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino's drug czar nomination to be withdrawnthat Congressman Marino will and should be asked to address this issue during h
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
that Congressman Marino will and should be asked to address this issue during his confirmation process.” Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, said Monday he has “serious doubts” about whether Marino should serve as drug czar, and that he “owes... Read more
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Times Leader
Our view: Budget mess shows Pennsylvania needs changeare in the firm control of big Republican majorities. Forced to act before the
Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
are in the firm control of big Republican majorities. Forced to act before the state cannot pay its bills, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf now seems to be going it alone and cutting the Legislature out of the budget process. Wolf is working on a package... Read more
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Times Leader
Your view: PLCB should expand number of outlets selling wine, spiritsFrustrated with the budget impasse, Gov. Tom Wolf recently offered several prop
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Frustrated with the budget impasse, Gov. Tom Wolf recently offered several proposals as a way forward with the Pennsylvania Legislature. Among those plans, Wolf announced that the state would securitize profits from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania legislator Jason Ortitay to run for Congressman Tim Murphy’s seatto run in a special election to replace Murphy. A date for the election has not
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
to run in a special election to replace Murphy. A date for the election has not been set. According to state rules, Gov. Tom Wolf will have 10 days from Murphy's resignation to set a special election date, which he must schedule at least 60 days... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Governor Wolf Calls on House to Approve ‘Overdue’ University FundingHarrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today called on state House of Representativ
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today called on state House of Representatives leaders to pass funding for state-related universities. These bills, so-called non-preferred appropriations, were approved by the Senate in July. They have yet to be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Much will change if property relief tax question is approvedHouse and Senate approved the question twice to put it on the ballot as an amen
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
House and Senate approved the question twice to put it on the ballot as an amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution. Gov. Tom Wolf favors a yes vote. If the question passes, state Sen. David Argall, R-29, Rush Twp., said finding support for a... Read more
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Times Leader
State explores new territory in fiscal fightHARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s deficit-riddled finances are in new territory, as D
Times Leader / Posted 3 days ago
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s deficit-riddled finances are in new territory, as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf assembles a package to balance the state’s budget without involvement from a Republican-controlled Legislature riven by ideological and provincial... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania explores new territory in budget fightJournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, sp
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, speaks at a news conference Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, where Google CEO Sundar Pichai, announced a new initiative... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Pennsylvania explores new territory in budget fightPress HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances are enter
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances are entering new territory, as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tries to balance the budget without involvement from a Republican-controlled Legislature. The House and Senate... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Explores New Territory in Budget FightPennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances are entering new territory, as Democrat
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
Pennsylvania's deficit-riddled finances are entering new territory, as Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tries to balance the budget without involvement from a Republican-controlled Legislature. The House and Senate return to session Monday while Wolf works... Read more
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TribLIVE
Candidates line up for Murphy’s 18th District seat in Congresshad an affair with a married friend and urged her to get an abortion when they
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
had an affair with a married friend and urged her to get an abortion when they feared she had gotten pregnant. Gov. Tom Wolf will have until Oct. 31 — 10 days after Murphy's announced last day in office — to set up a special election to fill... Read more
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Times Leader
DePasquale: Surveys show schools, local governments fear cyber-attacksthe Department of Health website at www.health.pa.gov. Help offered to busines
Times Leader / Posted 4 days ago
the Department of Health website at www.health.pa.gov. Help offered to businesses seeking to sell securities After Gov. Tom Wolf joined former AOL founder Steve Case this week for the “Rise of the Rest” tour to discuss opportunities for start-up... Read more
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Business Insider
The latest congressional scandal provides Democrats another chance to pick up a seat — but they face an uphill climbon the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcomin
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
on the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcoming special election, which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will announce by the end of the month. Justin DePlato, a political science professor at Robert Morris University... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The latest congressional scandal provides Democrats another chance to pick up a seat — but they face an uphill climbon the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcomin
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
on the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcoming special election, which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will announce by the end of the month. Justin DePlato, a political science professor at Robert Morris University... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The latest congressional scandal provides Democrats another chance to pick up a seat — but they face an uphill climbon the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcomin
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
on the Republican side, not everyone is thrilled at the prospect of the upcoming special election, which Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will announce by the end of the month. Justin DePlato, a political science professor at Robert Morris University... Read more
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