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Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Statement on Expected Resignation of Rep. Charlie Dent

first_imgPennsylvania Governor Wolf Statement on Expected Resignation of Rep. Charlie Dent SHARE Email Facebook Twitter April 17, 2018center_img National Issues,  Press Release,  Statement Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today thanked U.S. Representative Charlie Dent for his service to the country and commonwealth following his announcement that he would resign from Congress in May.“Charlie Dent is a voice of reason and civility that breaks through the chaos and partisanship of Washington and he will be missed,” Governor Wolf said. “I thank Representative Dent for his service to our country and commonwealth. While we do not agree on everything, Charlie has always been approachable, and he has always put his constituents above partisan politics. I am proud to have worked with Representative Dent to make improvements in the Lehigh Valley and advance our constituents’ shared interests in Washington.”Once Governor Wolf receives an official resignation notice with an exact date, he will make a formal decision regarding scheduling the date of a special election.Pennsylvania’s Election Code requires the governor to issue a writ when the vacancy occurs during a session of Congress or if the vacancy occurs at a time when Congress shall be required to meet any time prior to the next general election. The governor must issue the writ within 10 days of the vacancy to set the special election date. The date of the election must not be sooner than 60 days after the governor issues the writ. Candidates would be nominated by the parties in accordance with party rules. Political bodies may nominate by circulating and filing nomination papers. The winner of the special election fills the balance of term.last_img read more

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Syracuse moves up to No. 8 in Inside Lacrosse Poll, Madonna earns ACC honors

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Syracuse (5-3, 3-0 Atlantic Coast) is up two spots in the Inside Lacrosse rankings and Dom Madonna has been named ACC Defensive Player of the Week after the Orange’s 10-6 win over then-No. 7 Notre Dame. Madonna had 13 saves in the game and Syracuse held the Fighting Irish to its lowest goal output of the season (six). The Orange held Notre Dame scoreless on eight man-up opportunities while its offense was led by Nate Solomon, Brendan Bomberry and Jamie Trimboli who had two goals each. Albany remains at No. 1 in the rankings while three other ACC teams cracked the Top 20 this week in No. 6 Duke, No. 12 Notre Dame and No. 13 Virginia. North Carolina, the only ACC team Syracuse hasn’t played yet, is also the only ACC team not ranked by Inside Lacrosse. Syracuse plays next on Tuesday against Hobart at the Carrier Dome. AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Comments Published on April 2, 2018 at 4:28 pm Contact Josh: jlschafe@syr.edu | @Schafer_44last_img read more

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