All posts by Patrick Burns

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  • Spade Resigns as Warwick Twp. Supervisor

    After a year and a half as a Warwick Township Supervisor, Andrew Spade has resigned from his six-year term. There’s a very good reason for his resignation. In July, Spade was named as Assistant District Attorney for...

    • Posted August 29, 2019
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  • Primary Election is Tuesday

    By Patrick Burns   With relatively few contested races in Tuesday’s closed primary election, voter turnout is expected to be light. If history tells us anything, voter turnout in Lancaster County will struggle to get near 15...

    • Posted May 17, 2019
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  • Rep. Smucker and Sen. Toomey to recognize Vietnam Veterans in Lititz Friday

    Rep. Lloyd Smucker, Sen. Pat Toomey to Participate in Vietnam Vets Recognition Ceremony U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) and Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) will attend a ceremony recognizing Vietnam Veterans in Lititz on Friday. Eligible recipients must...

    • Posted March 28, 2019
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  • Governor Presents 2019-20 Budget Vision to Lawmakers

    By Rep. Steve Mentzer (R-Lititz) Last Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf presented his budget proposal for the 2019-2020 budget cycle to a joint session of the General Assembly. Wolf’s $34.15 billion spending plan is an increase of $927...

    • Posted February 15, 2019
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  • WARC endorses 14 GOP candidates

    County Republican Committee to name endorsements Feb. 19 By Patrick Burns The Warwick Area Republican Committee voted unanimously last week to endorse 14 candidates for various government and school board positions opening in 2020. Among those receiving...

    • Posted February 15, 2019
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  • TAIT to build Kinetic 4K scoreboard for Flyers, 76ers

    By Pat Burns Lititz-based TAIT is helping build the “world’s most technologically advanced scoreboard” that will be installed at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Comcast Spectacor announced Monday that TAIT is contracted to help construct a...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Smucker, Toomey in Lancaster to promote bills to “end future government shutdowns”

    Lancaster County Congressman Lloyd Smucker joined U.S. Senator Pat Toomey in Lancaster this afternoon to promote legislation to “end future government shutdowns.” Also on hand today at the Lancaster County Government Center were Lancaster County Commissioners Joshua...

    • Posted February 8, 2019
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  • Andy Blackburn/Staff District Attorney Craig Stedman speaks at a press conference Friday in Lancaster.
    Warwick Area Republican Committee Dinner tonight

    Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman, still the leading contender for the county GOP committee’s influential endorsement for judge next month,  is the featured speaker at tonight’s Warwick Area Republican Committee dinner. The dinner typically draws most local GOP...

    • Posted January 18, 2019
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  • Smucker meets with Trump, re-introduces shutdown-preventing bill

        From Sam Janesch is a political reporter for LNP. He can be reached at SJanesch@lnpnews.com, or (717) 481-6024. You can also follow @SamJanLNP on Twitter.   U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker was among a small group of rank-and-file members...

    • Posted January 18, 2019
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  • Smucker, GOP Lawmakers, Introduce Bill to Prevent Government Shutdowns

    Rep. Lloyd Smucker released this statement Wednesday:   WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, a group of Republican House lawmakers introduced a bill authored by Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.) to prevent government shutdowns and end the broken budget...

    • Posted January 17, 2019
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