(Harrisburg) -- Former Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says he'll announce by the end of this year whether he plans to seek the Democratic nomination to run for governor in 2014.
Wagner, a former state senator from Pittsburgh who won two statewide elections as auditor general, fielded reporters' questions Monday about his political future at a Capitol news conference in Harrisburg.
Wagner would be the only candidate from western Pennsylvania in a Democratic primary field that has already expanded to eight people who want to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election bid.
At the news conference, Wagner also sharply criticized state House Republicans for blocking a $2.5 billion-a-year transportation funding plan already approved by the Senate. He says the increase is sorely needed to fix deteriorating bridges and highways.
Published in Newsback to top
Support for WITF is provided by:
Support for witf is provided by: