Tag: Eric Papenfuse

Developer, and incumbent mayor’s wife bolster write-in campaign with last-minute cash

Harrisburg, Pa. – Incumbent Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse has filed campaign finance reports for the 2021 mayoral election. Real estate developer Alex Hartzler, and Catherine […]

Plan to pay off Harrisburg debt relies on funding from American Rescue Plan Act

Harrisburg, Pa – The use of pandemic relief funds is being disputed in Harrisburg where city council supports paying off city debt, and current Mayor […]

Republican nominee for Harrisburg mayor calls for transparency of federal pandemic relief allocation

Harrisburg, Pa – The use of pandemic relief funds is being disputed in Harrisburg where city council supports paying off city debt, and current Mayor […]

PennLive Editor Joyce Davis said criminals may be justified in running from police to survive

“We don’t know what a police officer may have said to someone who decides to take a chance and run. They may think they have to run to have a chance to survive,” Davis posted on social media.

Amid legal troubles, Carrie Fowler secures endorsements from Trades Union, Theo Braddy, and others

The endorsements come at a time when Fowler is facing increased scrutiny of her decades-long criminal record, including assault, harassment (two counts), disorderly conduct, receiving stolen property, and numerous DUI’s.

HBG Attorney claims that Koplinski, Papenfuse, Fowler, others are patronizing the black community for votes

Ellison specifically referred to Carrie Fowler as a “culture vulture,” who is condescending the black community by offering Huggies and Middleswarth chips in exchange for support.

Gloria Martin-Roberts excoriated Papenfuse, accused him of defamation of character, dirty politics

Gloria Martin-Roberts used strong words to excoriate incumbant Mayor Eric Papenfuse, accusing him of defamation of character, and she highlighted a pattern of his dirty political tactics.

Harrisburg Mayor uses BLM platform to attack critics, broadcasts lies about private citizens

Mayor Eric Papenfuse of Harrisburg was interviewed by racial activists on a fringe podcast called ‘Shoobin It Real’ in the city on Sunday afternoon. Papenfuse used their social media platform to attack his critics, and to broadcast lies about private citizens in what appeared to be a collaborative effort that was partially scripted and rehearsed.

WATCH: Mayor Papenfuse blasted in live interview for using black voters, awarding contracts to Republican donors

According to Shoob, people are saying that Eric Papenfuse doesn’t serve black neighborhoods in Harrisburg, and they are calling him the mayor of Midtown, or the mayor of 3rd Street where he owns many commercial properties. Shoob blasted Papenfuse for using Karl Singleton as his token black friend to gain votes. He said Papenfuse has been exposed for awarding city contracts to his campaign donors, many of whom are Republican.

Tim Rowbottom enters race for Harrisburg mayor as only Republican on ballot

Tim Rowbottom’s campaign for mayor is focused on confronting corruption in the city government, in the Harrisburg School District, and in the Dauphin County court system.