PA Governor Wolf’s Weekly Newsletter

PA Governor Wolf’s Weekly Newsletter

The lawsuit represents yet another test of Wolf’s emergency powers, which have been unsuccessfully challenged several times.

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HARRISBURG — A Central Pennsylvania province is suing Gov. Tom Wolf for almost $13 million in coronavirus help financing, asserting the senator violated his power by retaining the cash after nearby officials opposed his state shutdown.

The claim speaks to one more trial of Wolf’s crisis powers, which have been ineffectively tested a few times since the representative gave a debacle assertion this spring.

In May, Lebanon County’s officials casted a ballot 2-1 to buck the Wolf organization and lift state-ordered limitations without consent. The representative had cautioned such a choice could imperil an a lot of government optional dollars for aid projects.

“These people are deciding to abandon notwithstanding the adversary in a war that we Pennsylvanians are winning — and that we should win,” Wolf said at that point.

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