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Posted by DPOYC on August 4, 2016 at 1:30 PM

YORK, PA – Chad Baker, Chairperson of the Democratic Party of York County, released the following statement today on behalf of the party:

I wish to thank Representative Kevin Schreiber for his many years of service in the Pennsylvania State House. His leadership, work ethic and continued efforts to help not only the residents of his district, but all of York County are to be commended and are a model not soon to be replaced.

As a result of Representative Schreiber̵...

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The Growing Epidemic

Posted by DPOYC on June 6, 2016 at 8:35 AM

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Growing up I lived in a home where I was literally surrounded by guns. My dad is a hunter and had gun cases in the hallway leading to our bedrooms, in our living room and in the basement. He had an extensive collection of guns which he used for hunting. While I never took up hunting, many people ...

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York Dispatch: Gov.signs DUI bill into law

Posted by DPOYC on May 30, 2016 at 8:55 PM

John Joyce, 505-5432/@JohnJoyceYD 9:18 a.m. EDT May 26, 2016

PA-Sen: Koch Super PAC Attacks McGinty In New TV Ad

Posted by DPOYC on May 30, 2016 at 8:50 PM

Written by Kerry Rugenstein, Contributing Writer

The third party group accuses the Democratic nominee of putting her own interests above the people of Pennsylvania.

PA GOP Picks Fight with Shapiro over Fracking

Posted by DPOYC on May 30, 2016 at 8:45 PM

Written by Nick Field, Managing Editor

After much attention on the Senate contest, the PA GOP has now momentarily shifted their focus to the Attorney General race


Specifically, the Republicans are attacking Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro for comments he made in his speech to the PA Press Club.

more - > http://www.politics...

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PA-Sen: Dem PAC Accuses Toomey of Being Wall Street Fat Cat in New TV Ad

Posted by DPOYC on May 20, 2016 at 9:10 PM

Written by Jules Struck, Contributing Writer

The Democratic group Senate Majority PAC has released a new attack ad targeting Senator Pat Toomey, featuring two amusing co-stars.

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Judicial retirement age

Posted by DPOYC on April 14, 2016 at 8:50 PM

Senate clears way to delay vote on judicial retirement age.

The Associated Press 3:19 p.m. EDT April 14, 2016

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf’s office says it’ll pull a question from the primary election ballot that asks voters whether to change the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 to 75.


The Senate passed a non-binding resolution Monday by a 32 to 17 ...

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PA Dems 2016 State Committee Winter Meeting Preview

Posted by DPOYC on March 3, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Written by Nick Field, Managing Editor


PA Dems 2016 State Committee Winter Meeting Preview

The Democratic State Committee will be holding its annual winter meeting in Hershey from Friday, March 4th to Saturday March 5th at the Hershey Lodge (the event was originally supposed to take place in January). The schedule for the weekend is as follows:  ... ...

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Gov. Wolf diagnosed with 'treatable cancer'

Posted by DPOYC on February 24, 2016 at 2:35 PM

Katherine Ranzenberger, 505-5439/@YDKatherine 2:27 p.m. EST February 24, 2016

Governor Tom Wolf announced Wednesday he has a treatable form of prostate cancer.


"Frances and I recently learned I have prostate cancer that was thankfully detected early," the York County native said in a statement released Wedn...

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Flint 'tragedy' to prompt Pa. legislation that requires more testing for lead

Posted by DPOYC on February 11, 2016 at 5:40 PM

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on February 11, 2016 at 5:40 PM, updated February 11, 2016 at 5:41 PM


Citing the growing concern both nationwide and in Pennsylvania about the dangers of hidden lead poisoning, state Rep. Angel Cruz, D-Philadelphia, will introduce a package of legislation aimed at increasing ...

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500,000 Pennsylvanians Enrolled In Medicaid Expansion

Posted by DPOYC on December 11, 2015 at 6:10 PM


Wolf: 500,000 Pennsylvanians Enrolled In Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Tom Wolf says the 500,000 Pennsylvanians who have signed up for health care under the Medicaid expansion are part of keeping a campaign promise he made in last year's election campaign.


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York Muslims wary of bigotry after attacks

Posted by DPOYC on December 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Julia Scheib, 505-5439/@JuliaDispatch 11:26 a.m. EST December 7, 2015

York Muslims wary of bigotry after attacks


Last Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., which, according to the New York Times, killed 14 people and wounded 21 and has been connected with the militant group ISIS, has some worried that more attacks could happen in this country.


The shooting, together with last m...

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