July 29, 2018, Face the State, State Rep. Stan Saylor

Representative Saylor discusses the Pennsylvania budget and state spending. He also comments on the PA State System of Higher Education, which he says “needs to get their house in order,” as well as stresses the importance of school safety and security.

Representative Saylor, state representative for the 94th Legislative District, York County, was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1992. Now in his 13th term, Representative Saylor serves as Chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee for the 2017-18 session.

GOP dodges bumps on way to midterms

BY CHARLIE GEROW, July 29, 2018

On the seemingly endless road to Nov. 6 and the pivotal midterm elections, the 100-day marker is now in the rear-view mirror.

The dog days of summer will slowly give way to the traditional starting date for the fall campaigns, and the battle lines for control of Congress are clear.

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Gerow: Blue wave? No. Maybe the odd storm? Yes. | PennLive

One hundred days has been an important political milestone for at least a couple of centuries. It was first used to define the period between Napoleon's return to Paris after his escape from exile and his abdication following his defeat at Waterloo.

Closer to home it's been a description of the special session of Congress from March 9, 1933, to June 16, 1933, when Franklin Roosevelt pushed through legislation designed to offset the devastating effects of The Great Depression.

Read more: Gerow: Blue wave? No. Maybe the odd storm? Yes. | PennLive