“I’m running for Congress because central Pennsylvania’s economy isn’t working the way it should. Paychecks aren’t keeping up with the cost of living for too many of our friends and neighbors, and we need a new approach that grows the economy and helps workers get better jobs, better wages, and better skills. But Scott Perry and Republicans in Congress are adding to the economic burdens of middle class families by raising the cost of health care and education and increasing their tax burden,” Hartman said.
According to LNP Hartman withdrew her name from consideration for the endorsement of the Lancaster Democratic Party in the race to challenge Congressman Lloyd Smucker.
The new 10th district includes northern York county, part of Cumberland county, and all of Dauphin county.
State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced earlier this week that he would not run for the seat.