In the case of Open Records, the Wolf administration claims the director serves at the pleasure of the governor; Senate Republicans say the law was written otherwise.
“It’s a new job, so I’m a little nervous about that,” Wolf said. “But I’m really proud of the team I’ve put together who are going to work with me and help me move the state forward.”
According to polls, a 60-year-trend could end with this race, as since 1954 the Pennsylvania governor office’s has alternated parties every 8 years.
While incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett is sitting on a pile of cash and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf’s campaign fund account is depleted, strategists expect both will have the financial backing they need to compete in November.
The race for Pennsylvania’s next governor got its unofficial start inside the hotels and private clubs of midtown Manhattan on Saturday.