23 Facts About Tom Wolf

1. Tom Wolf made stronger investments in his employees because he knew that it was their work that truly made the Wolf Organization successful.

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2. Tom Wolf left York County to attend college at Dartmouth, but he interrupted his studies to join the Peace Corps and served two years in a small village in India before returning to finish his undergraduate degree.

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3. Tom Wolf is dedicated to ensuring that Pennsylvanians have access to quality and affordable health care.

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4. Tom Wolf is growing the economy by moving ahead on large projects like the Shell Cracker Plant in Western Pennsylvania, the Port of Philadelphia, a steel plant in Johnstown, and expanding companies like Amazon to make Pennsylvania a technology hub.

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5. Tom Wolf said the added cost would be entirely covered by the state.

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6. Tom Wolf said that over the past few years Pennsylvania has begun to "match and advance beyond our neighbors.

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7. Tom Wolf told a joint House and Senate session Tuesday: "This proposal asks for no new taxes.

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8. On January 20, 2015, Tom Wolf was sworn in as Pennsylvania's 47th governor.

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9. Tom Wolf is the first Pennsylvania governor to win election twice while losing both times in his home county.

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10. Tom Wolf successfully ran for re-election to a second term in 2018, and was uncontested in the Democratic primary.

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11. Tom Wolf has expressed his opposition to targeting countries with economic sanctions or boycotts, saying, "We.

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12. Tom Wolf argued the budget was not balanced, disputing Republicans' claim that it would provide increased funding in certain areas without raising taxes.

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13. On July 1, 2015, Tom Wolf vetoed a budget submitted to him by the Pennsylvania General Assembly, causing a budget dispute between the governor's office and the legislature.

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14. Tom Wolf assumed office as the 47th Governor of Pennsylvania upon the expiration of Corbett's term on January 20, 2015, with the inaugural ceremony occurring in front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg.

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15. Tom Wolf serves as chair of the York County United Way, the York County Community Foundation, the York College board of trustees, and as chairman of the York County Chamber of Commerce.

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16. Tom Wolf had planned to run for Governor of Pennsylvania in the 2010 election, but ultimately did not in order to repurchase the Wolf Organization, which was facing bankruptcy.

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17. Tom Wolf served in that position on Rendell's cabinet from his April 2007 confirmation by the Pennsylvania State Senate until resigning in November 2008.

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18. Tom Wolf purchased The Wolf Organization in 1985 with two partners.

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19. Tom Wolf met his wife, Frances, at school and married her in 1975.

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20. Tom Wolf turned down an opportunity to interview for a tenure-track faculty position at Harvard University to begin his career at The Wolf Organization as manager of a True Value store owned by the company.

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21. Tom Wolf graduated from The Hill School, a boarding school in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in 1967.

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22. Tom Wolf was raised Methodist but is affiliated with the Episcopal Church.

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23. Tom Wolf was born and raised in Mount Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania, the son of Cornelia Rohlman and William Trout Wolf, a business executive.

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