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Gov. Wolf Has $2.2M To Help Democrats Win Seats

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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Gov. Tom Wolf talks to reporters about efforts to raise minimum wage on Jan. 28, 2020.

Gov. Tom Wolf will have at least a couple million dollars to spend in this year's legislative elections to help his fellow Democrats pick up seats and aid his push for priorities that stalled in Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature.

A campaign spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Wolf's campaign had $2.2 million heading into 2020 to help elect Democrats to the state Legislature.

Wolf is renewing his push to raise the minimum wage and to win approval of a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas production to underwrite a $4.5 billion "Restore Pennsylvania" infrastructure program.