Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Three Corbett/Wolf debates scheduled

The race for governor now includes three debates: one in Hershey, one in Philly, one in Pittsburgh.

Three Corbett/Wolf debates scheduled

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The campaigns of Republican Gov. Corbett and Democrat Tom Wolf have agreed to three debates at sites spanning the state to be held September 22, October 1 and October 8.

The first debate, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry is set for Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Hershey as part the chamber's 30th annual dinner. It is to focus on jobs, the economy, business taxes, etc. It's to be moderated by Harrisburg TV anchor Dennis Owens of ABC27 and carried live statewide on the Pennsylvania Cable Network.

The second debate is set for Philly on Wednesday, October 1 at 8 a.m. in the studios of KWY Newsradio to be moderated by veteran Philly broadcaster Larry Kane.

And the third debate is scheduled for Pittsburgh on Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m. in the studios of WTAE-TV. It's sponsored by the League of Women Voters and is to be moderated by WTAE's Sally Wiggin.

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