Tag: Eric Papenfuse

Harrisburg Mayor Papenfuse named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale

HRA initiated neighborhood rezoning which created land use restrictions, increased taxes, and other financial burdens, with the end goal to eventually take over real estate parcels at a fraction of market value through tax sales using straw buyers.

County commissioner named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale

Harrisburg, PA – A lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania alleges City of Harrisburg, and Dauphin County officials […]

Harrisburg officials named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme

Several high profile figures are named in the lawsuit including Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse, and Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick.
The plaintiffs claim that the defendants targeted private property owners as part of an illegal rezoning plan coordinated by the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority.

Social justice warriors call for violence against ‘Identity Evropa’ to combat racist stickers – Harrisburg, PA

In response to the local controversy of stickers being posted around town, one person said, “Oh, I’m ready. I wrote my master thesis about the Alt-Right and I’m serious about combating them.” Another said, “We should always punch a Nazi… we already gave peace a chance… I will not tolerate intolerance..”

Mayor Reed, College Bound Harrisburg Students, and Federal Tax Incentive Program

“HU and SCI Tech High were initiated in the mayor’s office at the same time and ran parallel development tracks. I thought then and still believe that these projects will, long term, be the most significant economic development projects undertaken in the modern era, amongst literally several thousand projects.” – Stephen Reed

Papenfuse and Hartzler allegedly committed voter suppression on Election Day

In the Harrisburg Mayoral election, it has been alleged that the incumbent mayor and his high priced donor summoned hired men from his personal staff to intimidate campaign workers and voters at the polls.

‘iPhone Raffle for Votes’ leads to grand jury investigation

A grand jury will convene tomorrow to investigate circumstances surrounding the organization of a voter raffle held on election day at the polling places in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.