Tag: Governor Wolf
Pa Gov. Wolf celebrated the Transgender Day of Visibility during COVID-19 pandemic
“Special thanks and recognition to Dr. Rachel Levine — a calm, wise, and dedicated leader during this COVID-19 pandemic. Pennsylvania is so lucky to have you as our Secretary of Health,”
– Pa Governor Tom Wolf
Dr. Levine says children are “very important to me,” but provides no Spanish translation on TV broadcasts
Transgendered physician general of Pa, Dr. Levine spoke in depth about her interest in the needs of children and teenagers. However, Television broadcasts of the briefings include a split screen with sign language for the hearing impaired, but do not offer a translation for the state’s large Spanish speaking population.
In criticism of Wolf and Krasner, Trump asks PA voters, “How did you let that happen?”
Trump blasted Phila. DA Larry Krasner for releasing violent criminals, and asked the crowd in Pennsylvania, “What the Hell! How did you let that happen?”
He also criticized Gov. Tom Wolf’s record on charter schools and blocking students school choice, again asking Pennsylvania voters, “What’s that all about? How did that happen?”
PA State Rep. Greg Rothman does not support Gov. Wolf’s severance tax for infrastructure investment
Greg Rothman: “I have not, do not, and will not support a severance tax. We already have an impact fee and while I support infrastructure investment, it should be done with existing tax dollars. My presence at the Governor Wolf’s visit was out of professional courtesy and a chance to promote West Fairview.”
PA Gov. Tom Wolf “horrified” that Rep (R) prayed to Jesus before Rep (D) was sworn in on Quran at Statehouse in Harrisburg
There was no backlash when State Rep. Jason Dawkins, a Muslim lawmaker, opened Tuesday’s legislative session by unexpectedly reading from the Quran. But it was State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz who was accused of bigotry after she invoked the name of Jesus on Monday, just before the Legislature’s first Muslim woman, Rep. Johnson-Harrell, was sworn in on the Quran at the Statehouse in Harrisburg.
PA Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf was outraged, later saying, “I was horrified,” and issued an apology to Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell.
Johnson-Harrell, the Muslim lawmaker, accused Borowicz of using her religion against her.