eugene-depasquale

COMMENTARY

Handoffs at Auditor General, Office of Open Records, showed government at its best | Opinion

BY: - January 22, 2021

There are plenty of reasons to be cynical about government. But humble public service is something to celebrate. And it happened this week in Pennsylvania.

Eugene DePasquale files to run against Perry in 2022. But it’s not what you think

BY: - December 2, 2020

The functional purpose of filing paperwork to keep a campaign committee active is to be able to legally fundraise. And there are two reasons to fundraise: Because you need money to run or because you need money to pay off debt.

MAP: Here’s where the Democrats’ expected Blue Wave didn’t break for Pa.’s elected row offices

BY: - November 12, 2020

Pennsylvania voters may have been pivotal in sending a Democrat to the White House last week, but unofficial election results show that they were less enthusiastic about Democrats seeking statewide office.

What an ancient Roman philosopher can teach us about our pandemic era | Five for the Weekend

BY: - October 24, 2020

Why the wisdom of the Stoics is the perfect antidote for our pandemic age.

Perry and DePasquale clash over Obamacare, QAnon at second debate

BY: - October 19, 2020

There was a good deal of deja vu Monday night as U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-10th District, and his Democratic challenger Eugene DePasquale, Pennsylvania’s auditor general, stepped on the debate stage together for the second and final time. The debate, hosted by WGAL-TV in Lancaster, found the two pressed on such topics as systemic racism […]

In second Keystone State visit in two days, Pence tries to sew up central Pa. for Trump

BY: - October 19, 2020

Pence campaigned in the once reliably Republican Harrisburg suburbs that are now playing host to one of the most competitive congressional races in the country.

COMMENTARY

Mama Mia, what were Republicans thinking with this new PA-10 ad? | John L. Micek

BY: - October 16, 2020

But ask yourself, what does the GOP have to gain -- apart from trying to other DePasquale -- by pulling his last name into it?

Perry, DePasquale engage in brisk debate on pandemic, policing

BY: - October 8, 2020

Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Perry and Democratic Auditor General Eugene DePasquale dodged and weaved through a fast moving hour-long debate Thursday night.

DePasquale: Business reopening waivers from Wolf admin ‘not a level playing field’

BY: - October 6, 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf’s waiver process, which allowed select businesses to reopen during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, was a “subjective process built on shifting sands of changing guidance” that could be gamed, according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. The initial findings come five months after DePasquale, a Democrat, announced he would review […]

DePasquale: To save money and improve efficiency, PHEAA should bounce lawmakers on its board

BY: - October 1, 2020

Having a wider range of perspectives on the board would deliver better outcomes to Pennsylvania students, who shoulder some of the highest college debt in the nation.

DePasquale tours Harrisburg businesses facing down pandemic economic woes

BY: - September 19, 2020

To Anya Lumpkin-Queen, COVID-19 isn’t the only disease spreading like wildfire across the United States.  Lumpkin-Queen, who co-owns Queen’s BBQ in Harrisburg, and her husband Titus Queen, also see a virus of rancor and anger spreading among their fellow citizens. It’s most obvious every time someone yells about a mask requirement at a grocery store. […]

Wolf donated to DePasquale’s congressional bid amid a key audit. Is that a problem?

BY: - September 9, 2020

“Any implication from anyone that there’s a conflict is plain stupid,” a political adviser to Wolf told the Capital-Star on Wednesday.