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Candidate in Pennsylvania primary hit with protective order

Teddy Daniels, a candidate in next month’s Republican primary for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor was ordered this week to stay away from his home after his wife made claims of physical and mental abuse in obtaining a protective order.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press and Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Pair trade barbs in Pennsylvania Republican lieutenant governor’s race sideshow

State Rep. Russ Diamond of Lebanon County posted a six-minute video with documents about opponent Teddy Daniels’ disability payments, police career and decision to sell a debt-free home just a few months after a veterans’ charity gave him the deed.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Shapiro: Democratic candidate’s ad wrongly implies endorsement in Pennsylvania’s Lieutenant Governor race

The dispute pits Attorney General Josh Shapiro against state Rep. Brian Sims over Sims’ ad that the Shapiro campaign says falsely implies Shapiro has endorsed Sims.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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Bill would change plans for lieutenant governor’s residence

Lawmakers previously voted to transfer the home at Fort Indiantown Gap to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs for use as a veterans’ outreach center.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania election 2022: A guide to the lieutenant governor primary race

Pennsylvania’s race for lieutenant governor, which is separate from that for the top executive position, has more candidates than the gubernatorial field. Here’s a guide.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Voters may never again get to choose Pa.’s lieutenant governor candidates

A proposed constitutional amendment would allow a gubernatorial candidate to choose their running mate after the spring primary, much like the presidential race.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Wife of Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman targeted by racial slur at store

Gisele Fetterman, whose husband is Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, said the woman appeared to recognize her and began harassing her late Sunday afternoon at a store in Braddock.

By The Associated Press

Lawmakers OK ending election of state’s lieutenant governor

The Republican-controlled Senate voted 46 to 2 on Tuesday for a constitutional amendment that would end the current practice, in which the governor and lieutenant governor run separately for their party’s nominations.

By The Associated Press

Senate bill could portend the end of the Lieutenant Governor’s mansion at Fort Indiantown Gap

A measure that moved from committee Tuesday would give the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs jurisdiction over the building and close it off to future lieutenant governors.
By Katie Meyer/WITF