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PA Game Commission moves deer rifle season

Haley Daniels, Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Politics

The Pennsylvania Gaming Commission voted on April 9, 2019 to move the opening day of deer rifle season to the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 30. This move of the opening date will shorten the turkey hunting season by two days and expand the current bear hunting season drastically. In a 5-...

Tom Wolf: More than PA’s Governor

Haley Daniels, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Politics

From owning a business to governing a state, Tom Wolf has seen it all, but his beliefs stay rooted in helping others and benefitting Pennsylvania. The midterm election took place on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Scott Wagner, the Republican nomination for the Governor of Pennsylvania, and Tom Wolf, ...

Freshman Congress Set To Shake Things Up

Sophia DeDonatis, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Politics

The 2018 midterm elections, held on November 6, were very highly anticipated in wake of the 2016 Presidential election that rocked the nation. That excitement was well deserved considering how the midterms not only flipped the house, but also made history. Now the buzz has been renewed following the ...

President Trump addresses nation about border wall and immigration

Talon Smith, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Politics

President Trump delivered an address to the nation regarding illegal immigration and his proposed border wall on Tuesday, January 8. Trump said, “A growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border.” The president blamed the current government shut down on Democrats in Congres...

Democrats Win House in Biggest Voter Turnout in Midterm Election

Kate Clark, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Democratic party took control of the House of Representatives with the biggest voter turnout for the midterm election on November 6, 2018. The New York Times has estimated that 114 million votes were cast in the 2018 elections, which is approximately 30 million more compared to the 2014 elections. ...

Jill Linta Runs for Hershey’s Pennsylvania’s State House Seat

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Politics

On November 6th, voters of Hershey will head to the polls to elect a Governor, Senator, and Congressman, but many forget that there are still local representatives up for election this year. Much like the United States Congress, the government of Pennsylvania operates in a similar fashion. Penns...

Democrats Sweep HHS Mid-Term Election Straw Poll

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Hershey, Politics, Showcase

The Broadcaster conducted an unofficial opinion poll to determine how the students of Hershey High School would theoretically vote in the 2018 November midterms during the first week of October 2018. Out of 1200 students at Hershey High School, we collected responses from 127 students. The margin of e...

Congress Candidates George Scott, Scott Perry Square Off in Debate

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Politics

Candidates George Scott (D) and Scott Perry (R) faced each other in a debate October 18t, their third debate of the Congressional race for Pennsylvania’s 10th District. The debate was televised by WGAL News 8. WGAL anchors and debate monitors Janelle Stelson and Mike Straub focused on a number of...

Scott Perry and George Scott Battle for PA’s 10th Congressional Seat

Talon Smith, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Politics

George Scott (D) is running to unseat the incumbent Scott Perry (R) in the race for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional seat. In the midterm election, all of PA’s congressional seats will be up for election. This includes the 10th District where Dauphin County is located. There are two candidates ...

Voter Suppression Efforts Widespread in America

Talon Smith, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Politics

Several candidates involved in the midterm elections have been connected to modern day voter suppression in an attempt to manipulate election outcomes. Many current examples of the GOP cracking down on voter fraud have been linked to the Party’s alleged suppression of votes to win elections. Dem...

Midterm Election Could Swing Balance of Power in Congress

Talon Smith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

All 435 US representatives and one third of US senators are up for election in the US midterms on November 6, 2018. The midterm election occurs two years into the presidential term. In these elections, citizens vote for their congressional representatives and senators without voting for the president. Unlike ...

Winners of Pennsylvania’s Primary

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under Politics

The Democrats and Republicans nominated each of their party’s candidate for both local and federal government positions on Tuesday, May 15th. Derry Township is in Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District for the United States House of Representatives and the 106th District for the Pennsylvania H...

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