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How Pa. politicians reacted to news of Wolf’s COVID diagnosis

By: - December 9, 2020 3:16 pm

Gov. Tom Wolf briefs the press on new COVID-19 mitigation measures during a news conference on 11/23/20 (Screen Capture)

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Following the news that Gov. Tom Wolf tested positive for COVID-19 Wednesday, state officials and lawmakers turned to Twitter to share their thoughts.

Gov. Tom Wolf tests positive for COVID-19

Below are reactions from Pennsylvania politicians on Wolf’s diagnosis.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman:

 Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: 

State Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-Northampton: 

State Sen. Maria Collett, D-Montgomery:

 Pennsylvania Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Allegheny:

State Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia: 

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre: 

State Rep. Peter Schweyer, D-Lehigh: 

Congressman Dwight Evans, D-3rd: 

Congressman Lloyd Smucker, R-11th:

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Cassie Miller
Cassie Miller

A native Pennsylvanian, Cassie Miller worked for various publications across the Midstate before joining the team at the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. In her previous roles, she has covered everything from local sports to the financial services industry. Miller has an extensive background in magazine writing, editing and design. She is a graduate of Penn State University where she served as the campus newspaper’s photo editor. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in professional journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to her role at the Capital-Star, Miller enjoys working on her independent zines, Dead Air and Infrared. Follow her on Twitter: @Wordsby_CassieM.